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Cradles to Crayons

Event Details
Date: 
August 18, 2016
Join Global Citizen for a day of volunteer service at The Giving Factory of Cradles to Crayons!

Volunteers will be able to help children from birth through age 12 living in homeless/low income situations with the essential items they need to thrive by cleaning/testing toys, inspecting clothes for rips/stains, sorting books, and/or matching up outfits for clothing packs!

For more information, contact Tiffany Smith at 215-851-1806 or at Tiffany@globalcitizen365.org

Global Citizen School Supplies Drive

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Date: 
August 22, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Drop off some school supplies at the 900AM-WURD office so that the Philadelphia youth are prepared and ready for school!

 

New Deal for a New Urban America

Event Details
Date: 
July 28, 2016
Hosted by State Senator Vincent Hughes, join leading policy experts on a discussion about revitalizing urban America and solutions for the issues of economic opportunity!

UAC's President, Sharmain Matlock-Turner, will be a keyspeaker in this event. Other speakers include Reverend Jesse Jackson (Rainbow PUSH Coalition), Catherine Pugh(Maryland State Senator),  Winne Stachelberg (Center for American Progress),Hector Figueroa (32BJ Employees International Union), Brian Hudson, Sr. (PA Housing Finance Agency), Marc Morial (U.S.

Painting with a Purpose

Event Details
Date: 
August 14, 2016
Price: 
$45.00
Join Painting with a Twist from 2PM to 5PM as you have food and drinks while painting the town!

50% of the proceeds will go towards iSEED inc, a non-profit organization that's designed to help the inner city's youth. Attendees will have the opportunity to paint the town of Warrington in a class taught by Jessica Spadaccino.

Joint YPN Business After Hours at Lucky Strike

Event Details
Date: 
August 9, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Welcome members of the Young Professionals Network! Join the YPN for an evening of networking at Lucky Strike Philadelphia.

Make new contacts and business connections at this networking event offered free to both Chamber and YPN members. Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to expand your network. Registration is required and ends at August 8, 2016.

Fees:

Member Individual: Free

Non-Member Individual: $35.00 

YPN Member Individual: Free

Chamber Member Exhibit Table: $150.00

YPN Member Exhibit Table: $125.00

 

Fatherhood and Parental Engagement Rountable

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Date: 
July 28, 2016
Do you want to learn more about fatherhood and opportunities that programs are offering to support those in the lives of their children? Join the Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity as they host a workshop that covers this topic!

The July roundtable will provide an opportunity to learn more about the reality of fatherhood in low-income communities, the barriers that non-custodial fathers face in their attempts to be involved parents, and programs that are working to provide fathers with the skills and the confidence to take on a greater role in the lives of their children. 

Show Me the Money

Event Details
Date: 
July 27, 2016
Do you want to learn more about community fundraising for your organization or initiative? Join Michael Rice and the Department of Human Services Family and Community Support Center as they host a series of workshops for fundraising!

Hosted by the The Dept. of Human Services Family and Community Support Center, this workshop is specifically designed for individuals and companies who want to venture in the world of fundraising. The keyspeaker is Michael Rice, Community Engagement Specialist.Topics that are covered are budgeting, project management, using social media, coordinating volunteers, and managing a plan.

Show Me the Money

Event Details
Date: 
July 30, 2016
Do you want to learn more about community fundraising for your organization or initiative? Join Michael Rice and the Department of Human Services Family and Community Support Center as they host a series of workshops for fundraising!

Hosted by the The Dept. of Human Services Family and Community Support Center, this workshop is specifically designed for individuals and companies who want to venture in the world of fundraising. The keyspeaker is Michael Rice, Community Engagement Specialist.Topics that are covered are budgeting, project management, using social media, coordinating volunteers, and managing a plan.

Mighty Writers

Event Details
Date: 
July 26, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
What would you do if you were president? Join the Might Writers as they attempt to break the world record for the most kids writing at the same place!

For attendees aged 7-17, the Mighty Writers are looking to have 3,000+ kids show up at the Philadelphia Art Museum Steps to write.

The topic is: "If I were president".

Children can show up at 10 AM with friends and family to break the world record for the most kids writing at the same place. For more information, contact @mightwriters.org

The Recipe for a Successful Food Business

Event Details
Date: 
August 9, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Do you want to learn the tips and secrets of running a successful food business? Come to this seminar hosted by the PIDC, that teaches you how to how to be profitable with yours!

To run a successful food business, it takes strong operations, tight financial metrics, and solid branding. Join PIDC and Angela Vendetti, as she helps give your food business the tools it needs to be more viable, more profitable, and more fulfilling.

The event starts at 9:30 AM and ends at 11:00 AM!