How to Help Refugees in Philadelphia

Philly welcomed a bus of migrants Philly-style this week: with open arms. They are among thousands who come here every year. Here, ways to support them

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy and Katherine Rapin

Business for Good: App + Amex = Millions for Good

Keith Leaphart's Philanthropi has partnered with American Express to let 25,000 members round up their purchases to give to charity

By Courtney DuChene

How a Community Fridge Built … a Community

Jane Ellis opened one of the city’s first community fridges at the start of Covid. Two years later, Germantown’s two free-to-all pantries testify to the power and promise of mutual aid

By Ethan Young

Help the Homeless in Philadelphia

More than 15 ways to make a difference in the lives of Philadelphians experiencing housing insecurity and homelessness

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Citizen Recap: Time is Money

A networking event for young Philadelphia professionals interested in investing time to help local causes, courtesy of the Zack and Julie Ertz Foundation

By Ethan Young

How to Fight Food Insecurity in Philly

Donate peanut butter! Organize a food drive! Sort cans! Here are 15 simple things you can do now to help food insecure citizens of Philadelphia.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

10+ Ways to Volunteer in Philly This Summer

Looking for opportunities for volunteering? Philadelphia has plenty. Read on for local groups where people of all ages — especially kids and teens — can make a difference over (and beyond) summer break

By Grace Turner

Let’s Make Every Day A Day of Service

Philly’s MLK Day of Service is the nation’s biggest. But it doesn’t capture who King really was. We must do better.

By Larry Platt