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Why you should build an emergency savings fund

Have you ever felt like you just can’t catch a break? Whether you’re living paycheck to paycheck,...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kurt Brunner

Volunteering is a Brunner family tradition. Kurt Brunner is making sure the tradition stays alive.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Deanna Doane

For Deanna Doane, the experience of volunteering with ECS has brought years of rewards to her and her family.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Patricia Mingey

For ECS volunteer Patricia Mingey, being able to spend time with senior citizens has a special meaning.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Darby Dinners

In just two years, our bimonthly community meals, dubbed Darby Dinners, have grown into something quite magical.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Companionship For The Elderly

Our companionship programs carefully match volunteers to seniors living independently in Philadelphia and in facilities throughout the region.

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Volunteer Spotlight: St. Peter's School

As the saying goes, “good things come in small packages,” and each young philanthropist from St. Peter’s School is walking proof.

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Get Involved: Spring Cleaning Drive

Spring is the time we shake off the winter, greet the sunshine, and tidy up the spaces we call home. We all experience a sense of satisfaction when chores are completed—a great feeling of pride of place.

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“They Are Doing Things That Matter.”

One of their favorite things to give is their time – this year, through the Fill the Bus campaign, our annual back-to-school drive which gathers backpacks and classroom essentials for students in ECS program participants.

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