Phinding Philly Volunteer Blog

A Story of Perseverance, Redemption, and Community Organizing

A Story of Perseverance, Redemption, and Community Organizing
 Redemption is defined as "the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil" 

Philadelphia Pizza Party for All

Philadelphia Pizza Party for All
 Luckily we have people like Joe Cox  to inspire us to believe in being the change we wish to see. Joe Cox started the PMA Bike Ride in 2016 to throw a pizza party for the hungry on the streets of Philadelphia

Fresh Philadelphia Fruit for All with The Philadelphia Orchard Project

Fresh Philadelphia Fruit for All with The Philadelphia Orchard Project
 "why are there so many abandoned lots in Philadelphia. We have all this green space and all these homeless people. If they really wanted to help the poor there would be free food growing all over this city"

Feeding the Hungry with Muslims Serve

Feeding the Hungry with Muslims Serve
Have you ever been traveling around Philadelphia and wondered how you can help feed the thousands of Philadelphians that suffer from hunger?

Behind the Scenes at the Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade

Behind the Scenes at the Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade
The Philadelphia Gay Pride Parade is one of the largest parades in the city year after year.

Raising Money to Continue Holocaust Education around the World with Holocaust Survivor Allan Silverberg

Raising Money to Continue Holocaust Education around the World with Holocaust Survivor Allan Silverberg
From birth to five years old Allan Silverberg was born and raised in a Russian prison camp as a result of the Holocaust. 

Using Community Service to Feel at Home in Philadelphia

Using Community Service to Feel at Home in Philadelphia
We recently volunteered with Repair The World Philadelphia at the Anti Defamation League's Walk Against Hate.

Being a Volunteer and a Student of The We Love Philly Program

Being a Volunteer and a Student of The We Love Philly Program
My name Is Kassim Karamoko I am a 20 year old that attends One Bright Ray Community High School. I've been a student under Mr. Carlos Aponte for about 1 year now. 

Making Fitness Accessible to Everyone in Philadelphia

Making Fitness Accessible to Everyone in Philadelphia
Evan Harden is the CEO of the National Bar League and a Philadelphia native

Get Free, Stay Present, and Move Forward with Austin Haines

Get Free, Stay Present, and Move Forward with Austin Haines
A lot of the high school students that I have met over the years have been influenced by the pursuit of money.

Organizing a Community Event with Chief Ron Green and CMXD Philly

Organizing a Community Event with Chief Ron Green and CMXD Philly
Malcolm X lived in Philadelphia for a couple years and was very active in the religious and political scene while living here.

How Voting Operates In Philadelphia with City Commissioner Candidate Luigi Borda

How Voting Operates In Philadelphia with City Commissioner Candidate Luigi Borda
Do you know what the City Commissioner's office does in Philadelphia? Me either and I am a Social Studies Teacher !