Vets on a Mission
A veterans nonprofit deploys hundreds of volunteers into local schools with a mission taken from their time in uniform: Service
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
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
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.
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
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
The Citizen Updates: MIO Culture
The B Corp sustainable furniture maker is turning work into play—because to play is human
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.