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9 Philly Gifts That Give Back

They say it’s better to give than to receive. But to give something that also gives back? That’s even better. Here are some of our […]

City Life

Tyrique Glasgow Was Shot 11 Times. He’s Dedicated to Helping Others Avoid the Same Fate

Tyrique Glasgow has been shot 11 times. When you spend your 20s selling drugs — a profession that landed him in prison for five years […]

City Life

How Supporting Those Left Behind by Gun Violence Can Help Break the Cycle

Natasha Danielá de Lima ­McGlynn knows too well that those who lose a loved one to violence rarely get the help and support they need. […]

City Life

8 Lesser-Known Abortion Funds to Support Post-Roe

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in late June, eliminating nearly 50 years of federal abortion protections, many people jumped into action: taking […]

City Life

COVID Turned the Philanthropy World Upside Down

When I was a child, my mother would speak often of her father. He was 22 when he and my grandmother came up from North […]

City Life

30 Great Philly Nonprofits to Give To This Year

Veteran services The Veterans Multi-Service Center What It Does – Serves those who served Budget – $12.7M Founded – 1980 Too many Vietnam War veterans discovered themselves […]

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19 Organizations You Can Volunteer at Around Philadelphia

Ready to make a difference in your community? Here in Philly, there are so many organizations that benefit and thrive because of their volunteers. Whether […]

City Life

GALAEI’s Interim Executive Director Addresses Transgender Employee Demotions

After Philadelphia magazine was first to report that two transgender full-time employees of the queer Latinx social justice nonprofit GALAEI would be demoted to part-time […]

City Life

10 Philly Nonprofit Leaders Who Would Lose Big Under GOP Tax Plan

Republican lawmakers unveiled their anticipated tax-reform plan last Thursday. Among the winners in the bill: the mega-wealthy and big corporations. Among the losers? Nonprofits – […]

Be Well Philly

Meet ULiftU, the New Philly Nonprofit Using CrossFit to Change Lives

Earlier this week, I got an email from a guy named Wylie Belasik, pitching me an idea that sounded so smart and cool, I knew […]


Philly-Area Startup Gets $2 Million from Gates Foundation

A local nonprofit education start-up is on the radar of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. So much so, that the charitable organization is giving Edcamp […]

City Life

Council Committee OKs Rolling Back Rules for Tax-Exempt Groups

A Philadelphia City Council committee OKed a bill Monday that would roll back new rules aimed at ensuring that local nonprofits are eligible for the property […]

City Life

Jannie Blackwell Wants To Roll Back Rules for Tax-Exempt Groups

Philadelphia City Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell introduced a bill Thursday that would overturn a new rule requiring local nonprofits to verify annually that they are legitimate […]

City Life

Philanthropy Friday: Therapy Center of Philadelphia

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week, Alison Gerig talks about Therapy Center of Philadelphia, a local organization that provides affordable psychotherapy on a […]

City Life

Philanthropy Friday: The Attic Youth Center

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week, The Attic Youth Center, an organization that works to create opportunities for and promote the […]