No “Ho-Ho-Ho” In The Holidays For The Homeless

2015-12-03T14:33:36+00:00December 3rd, 2015|

Please join us for the 2nd Annual "Homeless For The Holidays" 5K Run/2.5K Walk at 8:30 a.m. (on-site registration) or 10:00 a.m. (advance registration) on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at FDR Park in South Philadelphia to benefit homeless adults and children in Philadelphia. The event, for all ages, is sponsored by the Philadelphia non-profit, Pennies [...]

Join the Fun at the Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show

2015-11-13T16:46:39+00:00November 13th, 2015|

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s two benched, all-breed dog shows are happening this week on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, 2015. At the event attendees can get a free guided tour of the show to find out how dogs prepare, how the competition works, and what judges look for in the show rings. [...]

Scary Fun-Run Through Philly

2015-10-11T23:20:44+00:00October 11th, 2015|

Philly runners beware, the second-annual #Run4UrLife 3K Fun Run isset to take place in the historic West Laurel Hill Cemetery on Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m. This spooktacular event will include scary ghouls and goblins behind every grave and crypt as runners make their way through the cemetery course. All proceeds from #Run4UrLife will benefit MANNA, which prepares and delivers [...]

Homelessness Doesn’t Take a Vacation

2015-08-30T13:22:36+00:00August 30th, 2015|

62-year-old Cynthia (on the left) slept on the floor of her new apartment with her grandson for two months until they received new beds of their own through the campaign. Many of us are in the midst of planning end of summer vacations and looking forward soaking up the last few days of [...]

Grab Your Running Shoes, It’s Time for the Philly 10K

2015-08-27T13:43:42+00:00August 27th, 2015|

The thousands of runners registered for the Philly 10K are likely breathing a sigh of relief as they read the forecast of warm and sunny weather for Sunday, August 30 – the day they’ll all take to the streets of Philadelphia for a 6.2 mile race. Put on by Philadelphia Runner, a local running store [...]

Walk/Run with the American Red Cross at the Philadelphia Zoo

2015-08-17T13:37:23+00:00August 17th, 2015|

The Red Cross Walk & Run to Save Lives is a 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk taking place inside the Philadelphia Zoo on September 13 at 8:00 a.m. As one of the fundraisers for the Red Cross, the Walk & Run supports programs and services to help you, your family, and your neighbors prevent, prepare for [...]

Adopt a Duck and Save a Pet’s Life

2015-08-16T20:22:33+00:00August 16th, 2015|

Almost 28,000 pets come through the doors of the Animal Care and Control Team’s (ACCT) Philly offices every single year. That’s a lot of pets to care and find homes for, but your entry into the Duck Dash can help them save these pets lives. The Duck Dash, which will take place on August 22 [...]

Celebrate Local Seafood Week

2015-08-16T19:37:02+00:00August 16th, 2015|

This week, August 17 through August 22, Philadelphia’s Oyster House is teaming up with Fair Food to celebrate Local Seafood Week. You’re probably wondering what’s so special about Local Seafood Week. It’s simple – you get to eat lots of local seafood and at a good price! The Oyster House will be offering shellfish and clams [...]

Grab Your Four-Legged Friends for Doggy Pool “Pawty” in Philly

2015-07-30T13:33:44+00:00July 30th, 2015|

Grab your four-legged friends and make a splash at New Leash on Life USA’s Doggy Pool “Pawty” on Saturday, August 8 at the Philadelphia Pet Hotel and Villas. The event, which is raising money for New Leash on Life USA's life-changing work to help give rescued shelter dogs and prison inmates a second chance, gives [...]

Help ‘Clear the Shelters’ by Giving a Pet a Loving Home

2015-07-20T16:56:42+00:00July 20th, 2015|

On Saturday, August 15 dozens of shelters throughout the region are teaming up to help find animals permanent loving homes in support of an initiative known as Clear the Shelters Day. Nearly 30 area animal shelters will take part in the initiative by waiving adoption fees. The ultimate goal of the initiative is to help [...]