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UAC Thanksgiving Basket Program

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November 22, 2014
Celebrating 31 years of giving

For 31 years, Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) has worked with community groups, churches and elected officials to provide some of Philadelphia’s most needy families with a Thanksgiving dinner. Last year UAC with partners Brown’s Shoprite distributed 1,000 baskets, feeding 6,000 individuals. Due to an increased demand, this year’s goal is to feed 1,100 families.

Making Communities Safer: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Community Collaboration

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December 4, 2014
Make a significant difference. Attend this event to learn how you can change neighborhoods plagued by persistent crime.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) with the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) will host Making Communities Safe: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Community Collaboration on Thursday, December 4th from 9:30am-12:30pm at the PECO Energy Hall. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) directly addresses the relationship between the physical environment and the incidence of crime.

State Senator Shirley Kitchen Free Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Seminar

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December 4, 2014
Open enrollment for ACA starts Nov. 15 Open enrollment for Healthy PA (Medicaid Expansion) starts Dec. 1

State Senator Shirley Kitchen, in partnership with Quality Community Healthcare Inc., Temple Health and Greater Philadelphia Health Action, will hold the second of five Affordable Care Act and Medicaid open enrollment seminars on Thursday, December 4th at the Hunting Park Health Center from 4:30pm-7pm. This is the last official day to register for open enrollment. For Philadelphians who need help operanting the healthcare marketplace can get free, impartial assistance from certified navigators and councilors.

How to Plan a Successful Fundraising Event: Part 2

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December 5, 2014
Our October session SOLD OUT! Don't miss this one!

On Friday, December 5, 2014, Coalition U will present How to Plan a Successful Fundraising Event: Part 2 from 10am-12pm. If you weren't able to attend our premier event this past October, this is your opportunity to join UAC and its panel of nonprofit event planning and fundraising experts to learn how to create, plan and execute a successful fundraiser for your organization.

Having a signature fundraising event can gross your organization significant revenue, if executed properly! Our panel of experts will discuss the following topics: