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Young Philanthropists Go Bowling

Want to check out fun and food with friends from Impact100 Philadelphia? Join Robyn Herman, other members, or bring some friends to our first Bowling Night. We are meeting at PEP Bowl, 1200 South Broad Street (Broad and Federal) Friday, November 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. We will provide pizza—drinks, bowling shoes and a...

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Member Spotlight: Meet Deb Crisfield

Everyone knows that if you play your cards right, good things will happen. Impact100 Philadelphia member Deb Crisfield has turned that cliche into a career plan. She has been a professional bridge player for the past 20 years. She literally plays her cards right, and teaches and coaches players, from novice to expert, throughout the...

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2018 PA Conference for Women

On Friday, October 12, more than 12,000 women gathered at the Philadelphia Convention Center for the 2018 PA Conference for Women. The four keynote speakers—tennis star Serena Williams, human rights attorney Amal Clooney, comedienne and disability activist Maysoon Zayid, and mental health and LBGTQ activist Amanda Southworth—spoke about the importance of women supporting women, pushing...

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WCGN Conference: A Terrific Success

On October 21-23 over 80 members of Impact100 Philadelphia joined more than 200 more women from around the country for the national conference of the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network (WCGN). This was no small commitment. Our Impact members paid a significant registration fee to attend the conference and gave three days of their time...

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Volunteer Opportunities in Our Community

To register for the Oct. 28 & Nov. 26 Broad Street Ministry volunteer opportunities, click HERE. To register for the November 12 Philabundance volunteer opportunity, click HERE.  

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ASAP Update

Almost every public school is over by 3pm, but for thousands of local students, the learning doesn’t end. Impact100 Philadelphia’s 2012 grant recipient After School Activities Partnership (ASAP) gets started when the final dismissal bell rings. They work with middle school and high school students in more than 100 public schools throughout Philadelphia to make...

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Meet Our New Founders Fellows

                  They counsel high schoolers, advocate for students with disabilities, and develop new donor strategies—and that’s only the beginning of what they do! Our Founders Fellows are fearless! This year marks the fifth cohort of talented young women who have joined Impact100 Philadelphia through the Founders Fellows...

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Interview with Founding Member Ellan Bernstein

Watch Ellan Bernstein, Impact100 Philadelphia founding member, giving her perspective of Impact100 Philadelphia and the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network. Impact100 Philadelphia is proud to host the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network October 21-23, 2018 at The Logan. WCGN is a national network that links women’s collective giving grantmaking organizations to amplify the power of...

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Kicking Off Impact100 Philadelphia’s 11th Season

Impact100 Philadelphia kicked off our eleventh season of grantmaking with Julie Hirshey, Vice President and Director of Community Relations of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles at Bala Golf Club. Members and guests were riveted as Ms. Hirshey shared details of her workplace activities, including making confetti angels as she celebrated the Eagles victory over...

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We Rolled Up Our Sleeves and Dug Deep

Impact100 Philadelphia is committed to providing our members with hands on experiences at our region’s leading nonprofit organizations. On Saturday, September 22, we joined with other civic and community groups for a day of service at Bartram’s Garden, a colonial treasure in Southwest Philadelphia. Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark, operated by the...

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