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.
When a Chester County woman heard about homeless children who needed pajamas, she decided to do something about it. She’s like a Santa for sleepwear with the help of a lot of elves!
Children in hospitals across the area are getting handmade hats thanks to some senior citizens who made quite a name for themselves.
Inside a church in Fishtown, you can feel the noise, courtesy of Rock to the Future, a free afterschool program for underprivileged students ages 9 to 17.
Most schools are open after Sandy, but that doesn’t mean the school year is back to normal for everyone.
Peter Sharkey of the Rothman Institute at Riddle Hospital stops by Talk Philly.
See Ukee’s 80’s makeover!
A West Philadelphia man who served time in prison has a new lease on life. He recently won a Knight Foundation award for his work inspiring young people.
Comedians Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakas were in Philadelphia Tuesday to promote their new movie, “The Campaign.”
Being the athlete he is, Ukee Washington knows all about hard work. Rehab after hip replacement isn’t easy, but it’s the key to recovering quickly. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on his physical therapy.
Hip replacement isn’t just for elderly people anymore. Ukee Washington is among a growing number of younger active people who need the surgery. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has details on Ukee’s surgery.
This is not an ordinary school field trip for these students from the Cherry Hill Alternative High School. They are on the grounds of the Mount Peace Cemetery in Lawnside as volunteers, cleaning up the historic graveyard.
Some college students in a water polo club are getting ready to compete for a cause. They’ve banded together to help a courageous New Jersey teenager.
When a family faces a medical crisis, every penny helps. Justin Alvarez of Vineland just turned 11, and cancer is taking its toll, but friends are making sure his parents can stay home to care for him.
Their foundation, Plant A Seed, helped pay for lessons for 80 children last year, giving needy kids fertile ground to grow.