By Dan Koob, CBS Philly
By Kellie Brown for the Philadelphia Citizen
Our guide to volunteering in Philly this month includes opportunities to work in school libraries, spruce up vacant lots and repair homes for those in need.
A mother and son cut the ribbon on their new home, thanks to Habitat for Humanity’s Oxford Green Project. The project, once completed, will include the construction of 20 new homes.
by Inquirer Staff Photographers
While many people may have been off from work and school for Martin Luther King Jr. day, thousands showed up to volunteer at events across Philadelphia.
Grace Dickinson, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Think of the holiday as “a day on, not a day off.”
Items from Project HOME, Barnes Foundation, Triple Bottom Brewing, Grant BLVD, and so many more, are highlighted in our guide. Plus we’ve mapped it out for you…
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.
“If we care about health, education, crime reduction, economic growth, and the growth of our city as a whole then we need to care about the housing that makes these things possible,” says guest columnist Corrine O’Connell of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia.”
Philadelphia, PA – On October 17, 2019, volunteers from Chubb made an impact with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia for the insurance industry’s annual Week of Giving. This eight-day, industry-wide initiative supports community non-profits in their missions on a worldwide scale. During this week, Chubb volunteers worked alongside Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia staff at Oxford Green, Habitat’s 20 home development in Sharswood, North Central Philadelphia.