Business for Good: OneClick.chat
The four-year-old Philly company—started by a millennial and a boomer—takes on social isolation by providing an easy platform for 50,000 older adults worldwide to connect
Business for Good Update: Dropps
A $10 million investment this year has helped make the eco-friendly local laundry pod business the city’s fastest growing company. The secret? Eliminating the stupid.
Business for Good: Girls Auto Clinic
Patrice Banks has plans for another car repair shop, post-Covid. First, though, she’s launched a program aimed at getting more women of color into the car repair biz.
Business for Good: The Kitchen Garden Series
A former costume designer is now working to upend the textiles industry and revive an old Philly tradition by producing local linen
Buy A Sandwich, Give A Sandwich
Two former Vernick line cooks are selling upscale sandwiches to donate to those in need—including to help fill a free food fridge in West Philly
Business for Good: Black and Mobile
The Caviar for black-owned restaurants is having its busiest season yet—and this month, it’s relaunching with a new app to be more competitive in cities around the country
Grabbing the Bullhorn
A new citywide student-run newspaper is a connection among Philly high schoolers—something missing even before the pandemic
Citizen of the Week: Kelli Wyatt
The middle school teacher started a Facebook group that has connected 600 high school seniors with “adopters” to help them celebrate their graduation—and raise money for college expenses