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Philadelphia Inquirer Spotlights Giving Circles

http://www2.philly.com/columnists/philanthropy-go-fund-me-giving-circles-charity-20181207.html

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Impact100 Philadelphia Named “Every Day Philanthropist” by Philanthropus LLC

What does philanthropy mean? The actual word origin is from the Greek term philanthropia: “kindliness, humanity, benevolence, love to mankind” (from gods, men, or things). For centuries, this word implied a lofty sense of both mission and participation. Philanthropy seemed to be the stuff of foundations and trusts. Average citizens with middle-of-the-road finances have always...

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Impact100 Philadelphia Celebrates Giving Tuesday 2018 with CVIM and Cradles to Crayons

Since 2012 “Giving Tuesday” has become an important part of the American philanthropic calendar. Impact100 Philadelphia was proud to participate in this new tradition on November 27 this year with speakers from 2017 grant recipient Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) and another popular local charity, Cradles to Crayons. Denise Mahal, Director of Development for CVIM,...

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WCGN Conference Report Oct. 21-23, 2018

WCGN We The Women Conference Report  

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Impact100 Philadelphia Everyday Philanthropist

Impact100 Philadelphia was profiled on Philanthropos’ website! Impact100 PhiladelphiaEveryday Philanthropist

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Interim House: Life-Changing Post-Addiction Support

Rachel’s path to addiction began when she was 13 years old and her doctor prescribed Percocet for menstrual cramps. In the years that followed, the suburban Philadelphia teenager’s life spiraled into addiction to Xanax, PCP, and then heroin. “At the beginning, I was functional,” says Rachel, her voice shaking. “Then I lost my house and...

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Audubon Pennsylvania’s New Attraction

Did you know there is a great new attraction in Philadelphia? Impact100 Philadelphia 2017 grant recipient Audubon Pennsylvania, the state office of The National Audubon Society, has partnered with other local nonprofits to open The Discovery Center. Read all about it HERE. Audubon Pennsylvania is dedicated to conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, focusing on birds,...

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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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