Philadelphia Nonprofit Gets Wild about Finding a Cure for Celiac Disease

2019-06-03T22:41:02-04:00June 3rd, 2019|

Philadelphians will put their feet to the pavement on Sunday, June 9, for the inaugural Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K run/walk at the Philadelphia Zoo. The event benefits Beyond Celiac whose mission is to advance research to find treatment options and, eventually, a cure for celiac disease. Step Beyond Celiac Philly 5K is a fun [...]

A Delicious Way to Give Back in Rittenhouse Square

2019-03-27T11:24:46-04:00March 27th, 2019|

a.bar and sister restaurant a.kitchen are raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in support of former AKA team member Anne Pagsuguiron (shown here). Anne was diagnosed and treated for leukemia. This spring you can give back while enjoying delicious food and cocktails! The popular Rittenhouse Square cocktail spot a.bar and sister [...]

Girl Scout Cookie Inspired Milkshakes Benefit Empowering Local Girls Programs

2019-03-11T21:45:01-04:00March 11th, 2019|

Here's a tasty way to support the next generation of women in the community! Starting this weekend, P’unk Burger will again partner with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania. Choose from four hand-dipped milkshakes featuring your favorite Girl Scout Cookies. Owner Marlo Dilks will be using cookies bought from local Girl Scout troops. In addition, [...]

Run Wild for a Great Cause

2019-02-18T11:38:30-04:00February 18th, 2019|

Don your rabbit ears, lace up your sneakers and join thousands of others to help fight Parkinson's disease. The Philly Rabbit Run will take place at the Philadelphia Zoo on the day before Easter, April 20.  Philly Rabbit Run The Philly Rabbit Run will begin at 7:45 a.m. on April 20. Registration is $42 (this [...]

Anthropologie Hosts Fall Fashion Show to Benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer

2018-10-17T10:51:53-04:00October 8th, 2018|

By Michelle Reese Love fall fashion? Love supporting meaningful causes even more? Since the temperatures are finally dropping and it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we have the perfect way to celebrate both passions. Attend Anthropologie’s Fall Fashion Show this Thursday night, October 11 in support of Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Over 25 Anthropologie stores across [...]

Tickets Available for Penn State Philly Liberty Ball, Annual Fundraising Gala to Benefit Childhood Cancer

2018-01-07T20:00:41-04:00January 7th, 2018|

Annual THON Fundraiser Will be Held at The Crystal Tea Room in February Tickets for the Annual Penn State Philly Liberty Ball are currently on sale. The event will take place Saturday, Feb. 24 from 7 p.m.-midnight at The Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Square. All proceeds benefit Penn State's Dance Marathon (THON) and [...]

 4th Annual Fashion Touchdown Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

2017-10-30T11:10:47-04:00October 30th, 2017|

  Current and former Philadelphia Eagles players and their significant others will have their hair and makeup done by Jason Matthew Salon and manicures by Lacquer Lounge and will walk the runway in a fashion show. The Eagles will don custom-made suits from Robbini Bespoke with their significant others donning fashions by Nicole Miller Philadelphia. Tickets [...]

Walk Like MADD Brings Community Together to at the Philadelphia Zoo

2017-09-08T10:33:37-04:00September 8th, 2017|

The Pennsylvania Affiliate of Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) will host its signature Walk Like MADD® non-competitive 5K fundraising walk in Philadelphia on September 17, 2017. Registration in the Balloon Plaza at the Philadelphia Zoo will be open by 8:00am with our opening ceremony and walk at 9:00 AM. The event and will raise funds and rally support for MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving®. Walk like [...]

“Ploome in the Park” to Support Houston Residents!

2017-09-05T17:54:05-04:00September 5th, 2017|

  On Saturday, September 8th and Sunday 9th, Ploome in the Park will offer group Pilates Reformer classes in their new home, Washington Square Park, to raise money for the residents of Houston as they rebuild their homes and city. All "Ploome in the Park" classes that weekend will be charged at our class single reservation [...]

‘Greatest Gift’: Newly-Crowned Miss Philadelphia Advocates for Premature Birth Awareness

2017-03-11T17:16:59-04:00March 11th, 2017|

 The newly-crowned Miss Philadelphia, Nia Andrews, at The Logan after her victory on Feb. 25.   When Nia Andrews was nine, her sister, Bria, was born three months early. The baby had a 40 percent chance of survival, but beat the odds. "She was a miracle. She was so strong," said Andrews, the newly-crowned Miss Philadelphia. Bria [...]