Community Groups, Corporations Help Fill Budget Void For Philadelphia Public SchoolsCorporations and community groups are fast becoming an indispensable asset to the schools by helping to fill the budget gaps.
MLK Day Of Service Draws Volunteers All Throughout PhiladelphiaTens of thousands of volunteers went to work Monday as part of more than 1,700 projects throughout the city.
2014 MLK Day of Service Will Highlight Efforts For EducationTo set the tone for this year's theme, the Girard College lower school choir performed.
Philadelphians Fondly Remember Nelson MandelaHis big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.
Philadelphia Nonprofit, Newspaper Collecting Office Supplies For Needy SchoolsThis drive, by Global Citizen and the publisher of the Inquirer and Daily News, seeks donations of basic office supplies for Philadelphia schools.
Daylong Event at Philadelphia City Hall Focuses on Services For Veterans"There's an increasing need to harness resources for returning veterans," says Todd Bernstein, president of Global Citizen 365.
Girard College Focuses On ‘Bridging The Digital Divide’ During MLK Day Of ServiceAt Girard College, they say about 4,000 people will give their time today, all part of the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia Day of Service.
Philadelphia Expected To Set Another Record on MLK Day of Service"We expect another national record turnout -- of 110,000 volunteers and 1,500 projects," says Day of Service founder Todd Bernstein.
Local ‘Champions Of Change’ Honored At The White HouseEvery week, the White House honors community leaders as "Champions of Change" for their service. This week's theme was "Following in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." Out of the eight honorees, three were local residents.
Many People Across The Region Turn To Volunteering On This Somber Day Of RememberanceTodd Bernstein is President of Global Citizen. He encourages people to harness the emotions of 9-11 for a good cause.
A Day Off But Still A Day 'On' For Many In The RegionMonday might be a holiday and a day off for some but it is still a 'day on' for a lot of people. It is the 16th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Philadelphia and the region.
Residents Can Still Register Community Service Projects For MLK Day75,000 volunteers will be involved in 1200 community workshops around the region Monday, the 16th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service.