Vets on a Mission

A veterans nonprofit deploys hundreds of volunteers into local schools with a mission taken from their time in uniform: Service

By Patrick Bilow

Citizen of the Week: Evan Ehlers

Two years ago, the Drexel student donated 50 uneaten dining hall meals to the homeless. Now he’s started a company to share college food excess citywide

By Patrick Bilow

The Citizen Recommends: Social Justice Symposium for Teens

The annual Free Library event, started by librarian Erin Hoopes, returns this weekend with an agenda for change

By Patrick Bilow

Meet The Disruptor: Jared Cannon

The chef/entrepreneur’s Simply Good Jars vending machines are combating food waste while promoting healthy eating and local sourcing.

By Patrick Bilow

The Citizen Recommends: Amity and Prosperity

Author Eliza Griswold, whose book tells the story of fracking’s impact on rural Pennsylvania, comes to The Free Library tonight

By Patrick Bilow

Citizen of the Week: Stephanie Sena

The Villanova professor has operated a volunteer-run winter homeless shelter with her students for several years. Now they want to open the first permanent one that welcomes pets and the disabled

By Patrick Bilow

The Citizen Updates: MIO Culture

The B Corp sustainable furniture maker is turning work into play—because to play is human

By Patrick Bilow

Do Something: Dine for a Difference

This week, have brunch with your dog, laugh at an open mic night and eat all the food and ice cream you want for a good cause.

By Patrick Bilow