Participants Say Local Mentoring Program For Older Schoolkids Is A Big Success"Beyond School Walls" is different from most Big Brothers-Big Sister programs because it works with highschool-aged students instead of young kids.
Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Gets $125,000 Donation From First Niagara BankYanay, a sixth-grader, has had a Big Sister for two years. "My 'big' is important to me because I don't have any brothers or sisters," she said, "so it was nice to have that attention."
Philadelphia Gamechangers: ACHIEVEabilityAchieveAbility was founded more than 30 years ago with a mission of a providing housing for single, homeless parents. The group now helps families permanently break the cycle of poverty through education, parenting classes, financial literacy, and more.
West Philadelphia Nonprofit Unveils $7.5 Million Apartment Building RenovationOriginally built in 1912, this is the second facelift for the California Mission-style Von Lour Building in the past 20 years.