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December 28

3 nonprofit managers on how to be a great (productive, actually useful) volunteer

By Peak Johnson for Generocity 

Do your research, let your skills lead and consider donating your time during the non-holiday season, say pros from Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Broad Street Ministry and Hopeworks Camden.

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December 19

AKA Rittenhouse Square Donates Five Floors of Luxury Furnishings to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

By Philadelphia City Biz List

AKA Rittenhouse Square announced they will be donating five floors of furnishings to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s Restore. AKA Rittenhouse Square, located on the corner of 18th and Walnut Streets, will be contributing kitchen cabinetry and appliances, countertops, bathroom vanities, televisions and more from 35 suites, as the thirteen-story historic landmark undergoes design renovations. The property enhancements, to be unveiled in spring, will feature a newly designed lobby, a collection of reimagined suites, exciting new amenities, and more.

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October 7

Philly nonprofits team up to help older homeowners with much-needed repairs

Habitat for Humanity and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia helped repair homes

Justin Udo, KYW Newsradio

For the last 45 years, Sylvia Genoy has lived in her home in Northeast Philadelphia. During that time, she and her husband were able to keep it in tip-top shape.

“Over the years, he was a very handy man and he knew what to do, and me too. I always took pleasure in fixing and doing,” she said.

But after her husband passed away a few years ago and her physical health took an unfortunate turn, she has not been able to keep up with maintenance and repairs as she would like.

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October 7

Giving back through home repairs for those in need in the Northeast

Hard at work on a Sunday morning, and not for their own benefit, but someone else’s. Someone they’ve never met, named Sharon Sibley, of Northeast Philadelphia.

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August 25

Harcum College students help decorate family’s first home in North Philadelphia

by Sally Downey, for the Inquirer

After moving into her new townhouse in North Philadelphia earlier this summer, Latasha Raynor hung a “Bless Our Home” poster on the wall. She and her four children were finally home.

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August 15

Family gets ‘stability, security, a place to call home,’ thanks to Conshohocken developer’s new charity

by Lini Kadaba, for the Inquirer

She prayed for something better for her two children — Jade, 3, and Cameren, 9 — than the too tight, rundown apartment in West Philadelphia of the last four years, where she says mold has taken over the closets and aggravates her son’s asthma, the roof leaks, and cockroaches run roughshod every winter.

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May 25

Mother Of Three Gets Brand New Home Courtesy Of Habitat For Humanity

CBS Local reports her home was dedicated as the organizations 194th house.

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January 31

Positive Payload 2019 Winter Winners Announced

American Trucks

$4,000 in Grants Awarded to Hardworking Non-Profits

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December 24

Habitat crew brings holiday smile to homeowner in need

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December 21

Philly’s poverty problem is also a housing security problem

Generocity columnist, Akeem Dixon talks with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s Kathryn Fernandez about holiday giving and housing in the nation’s poorest big city.

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