CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57 teamed up with its CBS RADIO sister stations today to wrap up the 24th annual Joy of Sharing toy campaign with a day-long toy collection and on-air fundraising effort that raised $212,000 for The Salvation Army to help families in need this holiday season. The stations also collected 5,000 toys in the last month for children in need.
Chris reviews Speaker of the House John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the fiscal cliff crisis, the continued media coverage of the Newtown school shooting, and the efforts to use the shooting to implement stricter gun control. He also talks to Author Clayton Cramer about the difficulties of institutionalizing the mentally ill.
Governor Tom Corbett led the celebration as the Pennsylvania State Capitol Christmas trees were officially lit at sundown Tuesday.
The economy is sluggish and with only so much money to go around, it’s a difficult time for many charities as they seek holiday donations.
Now that Hurricane Sandy is mostly done wreaking havoc on the area, it’s time for the long cleanup and recovery to begin. If you’d like to help, check out our list of resources.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift stores. Beware.
CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57 teamed up with its CBS RADIO sister stations to wrap up the 23rd annual Joy of Sharing toy campaign today with a day-long toy collection and on-air fundraising effort that raised $112,030 for The Salvation Army to help families in need this holiday season.
Standing over 30 feet tall and adorned with over 3,000 lights, the Christmas Tree in Rittenhouse Square lit up the night sky Wednesday night
By Jim Donovan: It might not be cold outside, but hunger can happen in the summer too. So The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia is launching a special Christmas in July campaign, a month-long series […]
Bell ringers and red kettles are popular Christmas-time sites in Philadelphia but now it’s July and they’re coming back.
Those who want to help can donate online, by phone, or by mail.
Thousands of needy children have received new winter coats thanks to a pair of charitable groups.
Today marks the start of CBS3’s toy drive in partnership with the Salvation Army, and to celebrate, “Talk Philly” is telling the stories of some of the families that are benefitting from the organization. Pat […]