Brotherly Love

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Brotherly Love: Camden Sophisticated Sisters

Tawanda Jones of Camden says no child should be written off. She says they all have the power to be sophisticated and distinguished citizens.

11/05/2013

Brotherly Love: Haunted House For The Hungry

You might think the season of giving is Thanksgiving or Christmas. In Pitman, Gloucester County, the season of giving is Halloween, and those who give get quite a treat in return.

10/30/2013

Brotherly Love: Myra’s Place

People who are recovering from addiction need help and support, but often that help is hard to find, especially for women. So, a Prospect Park woman started a place for them and she created it in the name of a friend who disappeared.

10/22/2013

Brotherly Love: “Boundless” Baseball in Cherry Hill

Lots of kids love sports, but those with disabilities want often can’t take part. This fall, baseball is being played on a new field in Cherry Hill, one that includes everybody regardless of ability.

10/15/2013

Brotherly Love: Soothing A Soldier’s Hands

That was the beginning of what Trish calls A Soldier’s Hands. She and an army of volunteers wrap donated hand creams, lip balms, candy. Everything goes in a colorful bag and is tied with a bow. Every gift also comes with a letter. She gets hundreds written by school children.

10/08/2013

Brotherly Love: Bringing A Cemetery Back To Life

When Hussain Al-Hindi and his brothers went to see his father’s grave at Greenlawn Cemetery in Chester, they could barely see the headstone. They are now working together to bring Greenlawn Cemetery back to life.

10/01/2013

Brotherly Love: Sarah’s Joy Foundation

Eric Iraheta was only 13 when he met his future wife, a gregarious girl named Sarah. They were instantly best friends, but just friends.

09/10/2013

Brotherly Love: Keeping Stanley’s Dream Alive

Young Stanley Edwards was full of life. Now, he lives on in college students, thanks to his West Chester parents and a lot of brotherly love.

08/28/2013

Brotherly Love: Shining Stars Adapted Dance

A partnership between a dance studio, physical education professionals, and a couple of loving parents has given disabled children a chance to be like other kids.

08/20/2013

Brotherly Love: Growing Generosity And Produce For Food Pantries

Farmers and gardeners of all ages are bringing fruits and vegetables to people who otherwise might not get them.

08/14/2013

Brotherly Love: Team Children Closes Digital Divide

In a world that seems to be full of cell phones and iPads, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has a computer. But one Chester County charity is eager to change that.

08/06/2013

Brotherly Love: Horse Power for Life

In partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, a non-profit in Chester County matches a child with a horse, a new friend who joins them in their journey, step by step.

07/30/2013

Brotherly Love: Getting Needy Kids Ready For School

For years, Cradles to Crayons has been collecting emergency clothes and supplies for children from birth to age 12. But their students won’t get a good start to the school year without some help.

07/23/2013

Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area Youth

For many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.

07/16/2013

Brotherly Love: Lentil The Dog, Internet Star, Works It For Kids & Pets

A Philly dog born with a rare abnormality has captured the hearts of people across the country. Now, he has become an “ambassador” for children who share his condition.

07/08/2013

Brotherly Love: Sunday Suppers Feeding Philadelphia

One of the hungriest sections of Philadelphia is getting not only food, but healthy food, thanks to the efforts of a Mt. Airy woman and her volunteers.

06/25/2013

Brotherly Love: Chefs Compete In MANNA Guac-Off

The whole idea started with some young supporters of MANNA, the Philadelphia organization that makes meals for people with life-threatening illnesses. They gave us a taste of the upcoming competition.

06/19/2013

Brotherly Love: BookMates Inspires Kids & Adults

Volunteers in South Jersey have sparked a reading and writing revolution among school children.

06/11/2013

Brotherly Love: Tri For Inclusion

A triathlon is a grueling test of physical stamina, but in some cases, it’s not just well-conditioned athletes taking part.

06/04/2013

Brotherly Love: Operation Birthday Box

One local woman and her daughter are going the extra mile to brighten birthdays for children in need.

05/14/2013

Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area Youth

For many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.

04/30/2013

Brotherly Love: Third Annual ‘Shoes For Life Event’

When it comes to charity, a local group of girls aren’t just talking the talk, they’re walking the walk.

04/23/2013

Brotherly Love: Mitzvah Magic Gives Back

Helping to grow a business while giving back to the community. It’s the brainchild of New Jersey business owner Cheryl Pliskin.

04/09/2013

Brotherly Love: Chess Players Raise Funds For Nat’l Tournament

Sports championships are always big news. Chess championships, almost never. But volunteer coaches and their supporters are helping young chess players from Philadelphia travel to the big show.

04/02/2013

Brotherly Love: Project SHINE Helping Immigrant Elders

Thousands of people immigrate to the United States every year. Elderly immigrants who don’t speak English can find themselves lonely in a new country. Now there’s a national effort to help, born in the city of brotherly love.

03/26/2013

Brotherly Love: Project Chemo Crochet

Two Hatboro-Horsham High School teachers wanted to make blankets for cancer patients. They asked for a little help online, and it started pouring in.

03/19/2013

Brotherly Love: Philly Stake Lets Diners Vote For Winners

Theresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.

03/14/2013

Brotherly Love: Cleaning For A Reason

The last thing a cancer patient needs is housework to do. But many do it without help, until now. Dozens of cancer patients are getting a break at home thanks to some businesses who step up to clean up.

03/05/2013

Brotherly Love: Bucks County Teen Creates Website For Causes

A Bucks County teen has created a whole new website for social causes.

02/26/2013

Brotherly Love: Teaching Tech To High School Kids

President Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.

02/19/2013

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