Citizens of the Week: Project W

Philanthropic giving circles are all the rage. Three local women focused their all-female group on aiding—and volunteering for—Delaware County nonprofits

By Jessica Blatt Press

Citizen of the Week: Kenneth Walker Jr.

The North Philly native turned a former campaign office into The Unity Center, a twice-weekly food distribution site whose clients have tripled since Covid-19

By Jason Peters

Citizen of the Week: Patty Bassett

The Delco mom pairs families experiencing hunger in the face of Covid-19 with those who can give—right in their own backyards

By Jessica Blatt Press

Citizen of the Week: Tracie Daly

The local florist is channeling the spirit of her late mom this Mother’s Day to honor frontline workers

By Jessica Blatt Press

Citizen of the Week: Shawn “Frogg” Banks

The nonprofit leader spent his youth being part of the problem in his North Philly neighborhood. Over two decades later, he’s a safe space for other kids—day, night or pandemic

By Angela Gervasi

Citizen of the Week: Joanna Lin

The high school sophomore started the Student Period Movement to fight “period poverty” from Broad Street to Bangladesh

By Elena Musher Eisenstadt

Citizen of the Week: Piseitta Arrington

The Northeast Philly resident has been donating food to hungry Community College of Philadelphia students since January. Now, she’s offering free meals to a different population: those in need because of coronavirus

By Courtney DuChene

Citizen of the Week: Anna Purcell

The owner of Manayunk’s Threads on Main launched #ShareYour50 to encourage Philadelphians to keep local businesses afloat through the coronavirus shutdown

By Brianna Baker