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Philanthropy Friday: Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA)

Every Friday Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, the Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Valley Youth House

Every Friday Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, Valerie Johnson on Warminster’s Valley Youth […]

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Philanthropy Friday: William Way LGBT Community Center

Welcome to Philanthropy Fridays, where Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, Michael Pomante […]

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Report Says Philadelphia Philanthropy is Faltering

Among the nation’s 50 biggest cities, Philadelphia had the second-biggest drop in charitable giving from 2006 to 2012, according to a new report from the […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Delaware Valley Legacy Fund

Welcome to our new weekly series, Philanthropy Fridays, where Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. […]

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Drexel Renames Law School After Thomas R. Kline

The Legal Intelligencer reports that Drexel’s Earle Mack School of Law is being renamed — the newly rechristened Thomas R. Kline School of Law is taking […]

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Stephen Starr: Bad Schools Make for a Bad Economy

When it comes to supporting Philly public schools, restaurateur Stephen Starr has put his money where his customers’ mouths are: He raised more than $100,000 for […]

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William Penn Foundation’s New Leader Quits

Well, that was quick. Peter Degnan, the managing director of the William Penn Foundation, has resigned his position just six months into the job. He had […]

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Penn Receives $10 Million to Open Center for Energy Policy

What does every self-respecting “global energy hub” need? Why, an energy policy think tank, of course. Scott Kleinman, a 41-year-old Penn alum and lead partner […]

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Drexel Alum Endows “Entrepreneurial Leadership” Professorship

Drexel University has announced that alumni Stanley Silverman and his wife, Jackie, have donated $2 million to endow The Silverman Family Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at […]

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Kimmel Foundation Gives $110 Million to Thomas Jefferson University

Here’s a great big gift that will benefit a Philadelphia institution for a long time to come. The Sidney Kimmel Foundation — yes, you might […]

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DO THIS: West Chester University’s AIDS Benefit Concert and Cabaret

If you are a Philadelphia-area showtunes fan looking to support a good cause, you’re in luck. This year marks the 14th anniversary of West Chester University’s (WCU) AIDS […]

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Rapper Meek Mill Spreads Thanksgiving Cheer in North Philly

ABC 10 reports that rapper Meek Mill spent Tuesday night distributing Thanksgiving turkeys at the Martin Luther King Jr. Adult Center in North Philadelphia.

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Family Donates $3 Million to Penn Med School

Philadelphia Business Journal reports that four Colorado brothers who graduated from Penn’s Perelemen School of Medicine have joined forces to donate $3 million to the […]

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LGBT History Month Icons Named

Equality Forum announced the list of LGBT icons for LGBT History Month in October, including Truman Capote, Kate Clinton, Chris Colfer, RuPaul, Don Lemon, Marlene Dietrich and many others.