A massive collection drive for needy children in the region is taking place Friday and Saturday.
Shire Pharmaceuticals’ annual drive is called the “Big Give,” and it helps provide children and teenagers with some basic needs.
Al Mollica, interim CEO of the local Boys and Girls Clubs, says the money will be used to help needy kids learn about robotics and other technology, and gain skills in the digital arts including web design.
Shire Pharmaceuticals is looking to recognize caregivers with its Shire Brave Awards.
The Great Food Fight is over and area high schools have collected 64 tons of food to help Philabundance feed the region’s hungry.
The Great Food Fight begins Friday at, a first-of-its-kind regional food drive to benefit Philabundance. A pep rally was held at Plymouth-Whitemarsh high school, which is one of 20 schools participating, to kick off the event.