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Local Dragon Boat Team Will Race to Fight Pancreatic Cancer This Weekend

Less than a week after Christine Edmonds and her family received the devastating news that her husband, Kevin, had pancreatic cancer, they were on a beach […]

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To Do: Running for Answers 5K

We’re constantly running for answers, right?  You want to clear your head, get your heart-rate up and figure out how you can politely ask your […]

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MANNA’s Meal-Program Study Gets Medical Journal Backing

Attention, medical community: The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance’s pilot study, which looked at the health-producing benefits of its meal program, was recently published in The Journal of […]

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To Do: MANNA Fun Run Series

Warm home-made soup always helps you feel better when you’re down with a cold, right? So, imagine the wonders a nice nutritious meal could provide […]

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To Do: Rescue Run 5K to Benefit The Monster Milers

Dog lovers, I would like to introduce you to your new favorite 5K: The Rescue Run, set for September 29th in the Navy Yard and aimed […]

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To Do: “Legalize Love” Fundraiser Yoga Class to Kick Off Philly Pride Weekend

You may have heard the hype surrounding Philly’s 25th annual Philly Gay Pride Parade and Festival taking place this Sunday. But for all you yoga […]

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To Do: 5K Run/Walk to Help Stroke Victims

If running a 5K can help somebody else, why not do it? The 19th Annual Dr. Howard Mazer Memorial Strides for Stroke is a community […]

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To Do: Rihanna Ride at Flywheel in Center City

If you’re a Flywheel fanatic and Rihanna fan, I’ve got your double-time fix right here. Center City’s Flywheel studio is hosting a charity ride on Wednesday […]

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Could MANNA Save the Health-Care System?

Sue Daugherty will never forget the day she got the phone call. Crying, the woman on the other end explained to Daugherty that she fed […]

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Un-Scrooge Yourself: Why It’s Good for You to Give Back

As 2012 draws to a close (I know, when did that happen, right?) and you’re thinking about your end-of-year giving, consider this: giving back isn’t […]

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To Do: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Race to Anyplace Fundraiser

It’s time to break out your padded shorts, Be Wellers: the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s first ever Race to Anyplace indoor cycling spin-a-thon is happening […]

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To Do: Yoga Rave at Atlantic City’s Boogie Nights Benefitting Off the Mat

Get ready to shake your chakra to all the best ’70s and ’80s music—a yoga rave is coming to Boogie Nights in Atlantic City’s Tropicana Casino […]

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This Weekend: “Fill That Truck” for Sandy Relief in Plymouth Meeting and Aston

Hurricane Sandy relief efforts are still happening throughout the region if you haven’t yet gotten on the horn but want to contribute. This weekend, volunteers […]

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Hurricane Sandy Fundraisers at Philly-Area Fitness Studios

Wondering what you can do to help Hurricane Sandy victims? If you’ve already donated to the Red Cross and Salvation Army but are itching to […]

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To Do: Mothers Matter 5K in Sewell

The Rothman Institute has teamed up with the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation for a 5K this weekend in Gloucester County. The event raises funds for […]