GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 with a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. On #GivingTuesday, nonprofits around the world encourage their supporters to donate via the power of social media.
That day is today.
Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia is a vital organization providing home security to those who need it most. Learn more about how their mission is even more important this year.
By Corinne O’Connell for the Philadelphia Inquirer
As classes for students in the Philadelphia School District begin and the COVID-19 pandemic persists, home will be the primary classroom for students across the city.
By Jessica Kartalija, CBS Philly
Students are preparing to start classes soon and for many, that means working from home. What happens if your home is literally crumbling around you? That’s where Habitat For Humanity Philadelphia comes in. Jessica Kartalija chats with the organization’s CEO, Corinne O’Connell.
Testimony to City Council: Invest in the Housing Trust Fund
May 27, 2020
Carrie Rathmann, Director of Strategic Partnerships testifies to City Council to invest more in the Housing Trust Fund in the fiscal year of 2021 so that more Philadelphia families have access to safe and affordable housing.
By Justin Grasso, Sports Illustrated
Philadelphia 76ers veteran forward Tobias Harris recently became the latest member of the Sixers organization to make financial contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like several of his teammates, Harris chose to donate hundreds of meals to healthcare workers in Philadelphia. Due to his assistance, Harris will help provide 250 meals to those who are working in the medical field at Temple University Hospital.
By Dan Koob, CBS Philly
Jensen Toussaint, AL DÍA
In a panel at the recent B.PHL Innovation fest, representatives from organizations from throughout the city agreed that a singular approach cannot solve this complex issue.