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Only You Can Fix Philly’s Philanthropy Crisis

On a Monday morning in October, in the soft-hued glow of a public-radio-station studio, a former private equity investor is making a convincing case for […]

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Philanthropy: The How (and Why) of Giving in Philadelphia

Edited by Brian Howard 32 Ways to Be Good in Philly With so many great nonprofits doing amazing work in the region, where should your […]

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Philanthropy in Philly: The Decade’s 10 Largest Gifts

1. $225 million Mega-philanthropists Raymond G. and Ruth C. Perelman’s 2011 naming gift created a permanent endowment for the University of Pennsylvania’s med school, known […]

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Giving 101: How Do I Know Where My Money is Going?

I’ve been giving dollars to homeless people all over town. Does it actually help? According to Mayor Kenney, it doesn’t, and you should stop. City […]

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32 Ways to Be Good in Philly

The Food Trust Childhood Obesity What They Do: Get Kids Hyped for Health Budget: $9.4M Founded: 1993 The super-popular Night Market food-truck fests are just […]

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Q&A: Samantha Giusti on DVLF’s New Look

We’ve seen a new logo and have heard around the Gayborhood that DVLF is also making other noticeable changes. What’s sparked these decisions? Our organization […]

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Will Inky, WHYY Compete for Grant Money?

Is this town big enough for two large-scale, grant-funded reporting enterprises? We’re about to find out. Tuesday’s announcement that the Philadelphia Media Network — owner […]

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Garrett Getlin Snider Is Not Your Average Teenager

Garrett Getlin Snider is fretting. This really isn’t so unusual, as it turns out. Garrett Getlin Snider frets a lot. About his twin sisters, “16 […]

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TeamGraham’s Benefit for Little Smiles

On Monday, December 7, Zarwin Baum and Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Brandon Graham and his foundation, TeamGraham, hosted a toy drive at Vesper, benefiting Little Smiles, […]

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Fashion for All Event

Neiman Marcus hosted Our Closet’s “Fashion for All Event” on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in the Neiman Marcus at The Plaza at King of Prussia. […]

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“Only in America” Gala

The National Museum of American Jewish History celebrated its fifth anniversary with a gala to honor the stories of Jews who have made their homes […]

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Cancer Support Community Fashion Show

Cancer Support Community (CSC) Greater Philadelphia hosted their annual “In Fashion” luncheon and fashion show on Thursday, November 19 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala […]

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Please Touch Gets $3.25 Million Donation, CEO Stepping Down

Today, the Please Touch Museum took a big step toward getting out of debt and emerging from bankruptcy — but also announced that its CEO will […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show kicked off its 39th year with a glitzy gala on Wednesday night. Ellen Caplan, chair of this year’s […]

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Career Wardrobe’s 5th Annual Tea & Fashion Show

Career Wardrobe’s 5th Annual Tea & Fashion Show was held Sunday afternoon at the Hyatt at the Bellevue. The annual event welcomed women from across […]