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Foobooz

Bid on Starr Dinners and Support Philadelphia Schools

Last month we told you how Starr Restaurants was making it easy for diners to donate to support Philadelphia schools. Stephen Starr’s restaurants have also […]

Things to Do

DO THIS: ConKerr Cancer’s PJ Party at the Please Touch Museum

Don your footsie pajamas for a good cause at the second annual ConKerr Cancer PJ Party at the Please Touch Museum. ConKerr Cancer’s Cindy Kerr started […]

City Life

New Project Will Provide Shelter for Philly’s Homeless LGBT Youth:
All the Ways You Can Help Get it Running

Between 20 and 40 percent of the nation’s annual 1.6 million runaway and homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender according to studies […]

Things to Do

PHOTOS: Glamsino Royale at Hotel Palomar

ActionAIDS of Philadelphia hosted “Glamsino Royal” last night at the Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar, conjuring up the essence of Agent 007 with a night of glitz, […]

City Life

Hotel Palomar Goes Vegas for ActionAIDS Charity

Attention high rollers: Forget Atlantic City or Las Vegas. For one night only, ActionAIDS, Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service organization, is transforming Philadelphia’s Hotel Palomar into a […]

Foobooz

Standard Tap Raises Money for Children’s Hospital

For every fudge brownie sundae the Standard Tap sells, the Northern Liberties bar donates two dollars to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In 2013, that meant […]

City Life

5 Questions: The Changing Face of Hunger in Philadelphia and its Suburbs

The challenges keep rising for Philabundance. The Great Recession and its aftermath have seen a rise in poverty and hunger in and around Philadelphia — […]

City Life

PHOTOS: LGBTers Showed Up in Droves for TOY 2013

On Saturday, I attended the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund‘s (DVLF) annual holiday charity event, TOY. Taking place along the corridors and alleys of a closed Reading Terminal […]

City Life

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: TOY 2013, Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents “Snowball,” Santa PAWS and More

In our Fall Guide we called it the party of the season, and finally TOY is upon us. The annual see-and-be-seen holiday event hosted by  Delaware […]

City Life

TONIGHT: Ed Rendell to be Honored at Philadelphia Fight Fundraising Gala

Former Governor Ed Rendell will be the guest of honor tonight at Philadelphia FIGHT‘s 2013 FIGHT for Life Gala for his long-term commitment to the […]

City Life

PHOTOS: The Attic Youth Center
20th Anniversary Gala

On Saturday, more than 600 leaders and members of the Philadelphia LGBT community gathered at the Crystal Tea Room for The Attic Youth Center (AYC) […]

Be Well Philly

To Do: Donation Classes to Benefit MANNA at 12th Street Gym

Here is a class that will finally get you into the gym on Friday evenings! For four Fridays throughout the month of November, the Metropolitan Area […]

Be Well Philly

To Do: Metta Movement Party with Lululemon and GreenTreks

Spending a week night out on the town can be difficult to justify. I mean, what’s more important than watching Scandal and eating take-out Indian […]

City Life

Would Private Charity Be More Effective If the Wealthy Were More Charitable?

Conservative critics of government social welfare programs argue that private charity, which Americans engage in on a vast scale, can help those in need better […]

Be Well Philly

To Do: Outdoor Yoga Class and Fun Run This Sunday in Wayne

Are you an expert when it comes to sun salutations but only lace up your sneakers to run errands? Or maybe you’ve finished every 5K […]