Scary Fun-Run Through Philly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Help Patients and their Families Find Lodging this Fall

There is great excitement about Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia in September. In fact, the city estimates that 1.5 million people will be coming to town for the once in a lifetime event and all hotels within a 100 mile radius are already fully booked. As a result of this, many families that are in [...]

Chow Down at the Garces Summer Barbecue

On Sunday, June 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Chef Jose Garces will be hosting a barbecue lunch at Luna Farm in Ottsville, Bucks County. Guests will get to chow down on finger-licking barbecue and take part in a number of other fun activities, including: a 30-minute Luna Farm tours; Tito’s Handmade Vodka infusion workshops, [...]