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13 Year Old Honors His Grandmother by Fundraising

For my bar-mitzvah project I chose to support Susan G. Komen Philadelphia. I decided to do this because exactly one year before I was born, my Grandmother died of breast cancer. I was named after her and wanted to include her on this special day.

Haverford High Field Hockey Proud to Make a Difference

 To our friends at Komen Philadelphia,On October 10, 2013, the Haverford High School Field Hockey team held their annual Senior Night, which is an evening dedicated to paying tribute to all of their senior teammates. ┬áThe girls played the game…

Caring Man Finds a Way to Overcome Challenges to Make a Difference

Enclosed is a $5.00 money order to “Susan G. Komen Philadelphia.” I sent $5.00 last month as well to the Steven H. Lupin Law firm to send to your organization because I did not have the proper information. You can look forward to me sending $5.00 every month.

Pre-teen celebrates his “Bubbie” being 5 years cancer free

My name is Cory and I will be becoming a Bar Mitzvah soon. Part of becoming a Bar Mitzvah is to perform a Mitzvah, which is a good deed or charitable act. For my Mitzvah Project, I chose to raise money for Susan G. Komen in honor of my Bubbie (Grandmother), who just reached her 5 year milestone of being cancer free.

Summer Intern Appreciates Lessons for a Lifetime

I am studying social work (MSW) at the University of Pennsylvania, and I reached out to Susan G. Komen Philadelphia for a summer internship because I wanted to learn more about nonprofit operations and development, obstacles and barriers to treatment for breast cancer, and the way in which a local chapter of a national nonprofit supports the surrounding Philadelphia community.

After Losing a Loved One, Survivor Finds Healing and Hope

As you know, we hosted “HOPE” (one of the big pigs of the Dietz & Watson Pretty In Pig program) from April 26 – May 3 at the Spring-Ford Area School District 5/6 Center. In keeping with our Pro-Social theme of SUPER STAR , “HOPE” was adorned like a SUPER STAR!

Great moments are born from great opportunities

I get chills whenever I watch anything related to the 1980 U.S. Gold Medal Olympic Hockey Team, for it includes a magical moment which transcends sports… a story of a feat which was deemed impossible, proves to be, indeed, possible. The “impossible” happened primarily because a group of passionate people with one goal came together, took action, and created a moment that will stand for the ages.
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