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Give Local, Philly!

  If you’re like me, you are passionate about a lot of things – travel, writing, shopping, education, music, the news, missions, food, family, scrapbooks – the list goes on! However, all my passions seem to lead back to one thing – making a difference! I love supporting causes that directly impact others. I frequent

VIDEO: Grow Food Where You Live

Being one of the first interns to work on the Sunday Breakfast Farm was a joyful experience for Overcomer Greg. He shares his experience and a bit of his story in the video above – Grow Food Where You Live –  filmed by Natasha Cohen-Carroll through Asian Arts Initiative. In the rain or in sunny weather,

Breaking Bread Together

I’d like to invite you to dinner. Don’t worry about bringing anything because it is taken care of. We will bow our heads while someone says grace. You will be served first because you are my guest. Then we will eat together, share about our day, and laugh at each other’s jokes as friends and

5 Simple Ways to Give Back

We are a few weeks into 2016, but it’s not too late to pull out a piece of paper and pen and jot down some goals you want to accomplish this year. My goals are simple: give back and make an impact. I have come to realize that service doesn’t have to be complicated or

Remembering the Homeless: National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day

During a recent Homeless Memorial Day ceremony at Arch Street United Methodist Church, I had the privilege to stand in solidarity with my fellow Philadelphia advocates as we remembered the lives of our homeless friends that were lost this year. It is a sobering feeling standing in a crowded church and listening to the names of more than

Send Warm Holiday Wishes to Philadelphia’s Homeless

You know the feeling. That heartwarming sensation you get when you rummage through a stack of mail and see a red envelope with the phrase “Merry Christmas” written out in swirly letters – the promise of a heartfelt holiday greeting inside. I know this feeling well. Each year, I look forward to receiving a homemade