Business for Good: Everyday Philanthropists

Entrepreneur Keith Leaphart’s new app, Philanthropi, aims to give everyday donors and nonprofits better access to their most powerful tool: each other.

By Jill Harkins

One Step Forward

First Step Staffing connects vulnerable people with jobs. Then, it ensures they keep them

By Jill Harkins

Business for Good: Triple Bottom Brewing

The local brewery wants to prove that a business can be profitable and still do good by its employees, the people it serves and the environment

By Jill Harkins

Choose Tap (Wooder)

Can the water department convince Philadelphians that what comes out of their sinks is safe, and convenient? A year-long project is trying to do just that

By Jill Harkins

Business For Good: Plastic with a Purpose

Philadelphia-based rePurpose is trying to reduce plastic consumption and bring fair pay to the global workers tasked with recycling it. Will more Philadelphians join them in going #PlasticNeutral?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: Men’s Sheds

A global nonprofit making its way across the U.S. is fighting loneliness and depression in older men by bringing them together to build things. Could the next shed be here in Philly?

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: One Stop Contraception Shop

A national nonprofit is breaking down barriers women face in getting effective birth control, which could also help lift them out of poverty

By Jill Harkins

Ideas We Should Steal: StationSoccer

Atlanta nonprofit Soccer in the Streets combines soccer and public transit to bring the sport to neighborhoods that don’t always get to play. Could Philly do something similar?

By Jill Harkins