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This Week’s Charity ‘Hot List’

The Philadelphia spring event season is in full swing and with so many great causes and opportunities to make a difference, it’s important to make sure you know about all of them so you can get involved!   Here is our list of the hottest charity events happening this week in Philadelphia: Spotlight on SWAN [...]

The Human Side of Homelessness

Earlier in March with several inches of snow and slush on the ground – 54 young professionals slept outside in cardboard boxes wrapped in trash bags to raise support for homeless youth. These men and women participated in the Covenant House Sleep Out to End Youth Homelessness, and have raised $67,000 to date. It was a simple, yet incredibly powerful statement to [...]

The Five Do’s & Don’ts of Donating Your Gently Used Clothes

The snow is almost gone (at least we hope) and the temperatures are beginning to tease us with an occasional 50 degree day, which means we’re a few steps closer to being able to say goodbye to our heavy down winter coats. With this goodbye comes the joy of getting reacquainted with our spring and summer [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Charity Bar Crawl: 4 Cocktails + 4 Great Causes

This year four of Philly’s hottest bars are sharing the luck of the Irish with four incredible charity causes on Tuesday, March 17 – and how much money they donate depends on how much you drink! Each bar will feature a “charity cocktail,” from which a portion of the sales will be donated to the charity [...]

Get Fashionable and Be Philanthropic – All At The Same Time

Grab your most fashionable outfit and dust off those stilettos you wear once a year because it’s fashion week in Philadelphia! And new this year – something that’ll surely attract attention – is the Philly Small Business Fashion Week, which is a week of runway shows and fashion events that shine the spotlight on local boutiques and emerging designers. Produced by [...]

Valentine’s Share the Love Shopping Guide

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and we’re obsessed with chocolate, champagne, and all things sparkly! Since this holiday is all about sharing the love, we’ve come up with some incredible, unique gift ideas that directly support a worthy cause. With our Share the Love Shopping Guide, it’s easy to pop some bubbly or give great jewelry AND give a little something back [...]

28 Small Acts of Kindness in 28 Days

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and love is definitely in the air! We’re not talking about the expensive chocolates, candle light dinners and gold dipped roses (seriously, does anyone actually buy those?!) kind of love. What we’re talking about is the love, romantic and platonic, that you show towards everyone around you – [...]

Five Ways to Make a HUGE Difference with Only $5

What if someone told you that for only $5 you could make a huge impact on the world? It sounds crazy, right? You don’t get much for $5 these days – I mean, it barely gets you a decent cup of coffee. Yet, somehow millions of dollars have been raised and millions of lives have been changed [...]

20 Ways to Serve on the 20th Annual MLK Day of Service

  Today is the 20th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service and there is no shortage of service opportunities here in Philadelphia.  From outdoor cleanups to clothing drives, beautification projects to career workshops, assisting senior citizens with minor home repairs to providing free HIV testing– there is a way for EVERYONE to serve! Here are 20 [...]

Sweating For Charity – Make Your Fitness Resolutions Matter!

It’s a brand new year and it’s time for a brand new YOU, right? If sugar cookies, snicker doodles and spiked eggnog were three of your basic food groups last month, you might be among the millions of Americans who have resolved to lose a few pounds this year. Now the only thing left to [...]