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October Charitable Events 2016

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At Philly PR Girl, our favorite events always involve a charitable twist. Helping to raise money for local and national organizations honestly makes every event even more fun. Once summer fades and people to flock back from the shore, event season kicks into full gear during the fall. We’d like

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Fall Foodie Events With A Cause

Foodie Events with a Cause

Historically, Philadelphia may be known for its cheesesteaks, soft pretzels and wooder ice, but over the past few decades, it has blossomed into a thriving foodie town. And it wouldn’t be the City of Brotherly Love without a seriously strong-knit community constantly supporting each other. Some of our favorite events

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Foodies & Music Lovers Unite for Beats ‘n Eats

Recently featured on 6abc and Philly Voice, Beats ‘n Eats is a new event bringing foodies and music lovers together under one roof on Monday, September 19th at The Fillmore from 6-10 p.m. The event is supporting two great local causes, Philadelphia Music Alliance and Philabundance, which is participating in

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Philadelphia Animal Adoption Agencies

  In honor of National Dog Day on August 26, we’re shedding light on Philadelphia animal adoption agencies to help make a difference. Not only can adoption change a dog’s life, but it can affect your life for the better, too. There are thousands of dogs, whether in shelters or

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A City-Wide Sustainability Celebration

In a society that often chooses convenience and efficiency over quality and thoroughness, there are many Philadelphians looking to reset this mindset. One of them is photographer Brad Maule, who kayaked 112 miles on the Schuylkill to document litter. Brad points out that we need to change the mentality of “we need to have more cleanups” and promote the

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Where to Find Food Assistance in the Philadelphia Area this Summer

According to Feeding America, 1 in 7 people in the U.S. are food insecure, yet right here in the area, it is close to double that rate. An alarming 1 in 4 people in Philadelphia are hungry. Summer is the hungriest time of year for hundreds of thousands of kids

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First Friday Interview: Christopher Gray, Local Shark Tank Winner

First Friday: Christopher Gray, Scholly

This month we’re excited to feature Philadelphia entrepreneur, Christopher Gray, who was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank in February 2015 for Scholly: an app that gives students a simple way to find scholarships for college — for free. The 24-year-old Drexel graduate launched the app in May 2013, and as

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Preakness at the Piazza Launches Music Video

The Preakness at the Piazza Planning Committee is not MSing around this year! They are coming up with wildly creative ideas to promote this event.  Founder and Chair of the event, Geoff Gross, decided this year he wanted to make a music video.  Here’s the world premiere of the first National

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The 2016 Kentucky Derby Party at West Laurel Hill

GIDDY UP! On Saturday May 7th, 2016, people will gather in the conservatory of West Laurel Hill Cemetery to watch the 142nd Kentucky Derby! The West Laurel Hill Derby Party, now in its 4th year, has quickly become the event of the spring season, and a signature event for West

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MANNA’s 24th Annual Shut Up & Dance

The 24th Annual Shut Up & Dance benefit performance on April 9 still has us talking, as it is one of our favorite events of the year! Featuring never-before-seen original choreography presented by Pennsylvania Ballet dancers, Shut Up & Dance benefits MANNA, a nonprofit that prepares and delivers nourishing meals

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