By Dana Vass, LSW, social worker, Cancer Center at CHOP
By Dana Vass, LSW, social worker, Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Imagine having a child with cancer, and learning their cancer has not responded to treatment. You're told that there is a novel treatment option, but you need to travel hundreds of miles because it is not available at your local hospital. Then imagine the financial burden that comes from weekly or monthly visits for that treatment.
March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Lincoln Financial Group is strengthening art education opportunities and access to the arts for a broad spectrum of Philadelphia residents through $431,500 in grants to 24 local nonprofit organizations. The grants are a portion of more than $2.1 million in charitable funds Lincoln Financial has allocated for the area in 2013.
Core Values Key as the Impact Marketplace Gains Momentum
March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Think investments should make money and make the world a better place? Members of Investors' Circle do more than ever. "Smart with Heart" is how Bonny Moellenbrock, IC's Executive Director, describes their active network. "It's not just about the dollars. It's about the sense of meaning you share with the entrepreneurs and fellow investors," says Tom Balderston, Managing Director, Sustain VC and IC Member.
UnitedHealthcare and United Health Foundation are donating $1.75 million to Temple University to launch an initiative to improve children’s oral health. Project Engage will work with Philadelphia area children under the age of six and their families who are enrolled in the state’s Medicaid plan.
Quarterly Lincoln Financial Foundation Grants Will Support Programs Focused on Arts, Education, Human Services, and Economic/Workforce Development in Key City Locations
RADNOR, Pa., January 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that it will award $10 million in charitable contributions in 2013. The quarterly grants will support arts, education, human services, and economic/workforce development programs in key cities where the company has a strong business presence, including Philadelphia, Pa., Concord, N.H., Fort Wayne, Ind., Greensboro, N.C., Hartford, Conn., and Omaha, Neb.
IBM, Goldman Sachs, and Google are launching a LGBT resource guide for corporations in India. The three companies will work with Community Business, a nonprofit that specializes in CSR, to make the business case for addressing the needs of LGBT employees.
Last year, we set out to take a good long listen to patients, doctors, others involved in healthcare, the public, and our own employees to better understand how we could best meet their expectations beyond our core mission of developing and delivering innovative medicines and health care products.
Green reinvestment fund to bring additional renewable energy and energy efficiency to metro area
(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Sterling Planet, the nation’s leading retail provider of renewable energy and other carbon-reduction assets, announced today a unique partnership with Clean Air Council, a Philadelphia headquartered nonprofit organization, to fund and manage projects aimed at further improving air quality in Philadelphia.
City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on. A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind. Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.