Reusing for the Environment

Most of us have heard the phrase “reduce, reuse, and recycle”. This simple expression is how you can help save energy, natural resources, and the environment. Reduce, reuse, and recycling should be followed in that order. Reduce and reuse products before recycling. Just by reducing and reusing, you are preventing pollution, saving

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Hotline Volunteering – Women Organized Against Rape

Crisis Hotline Volunteer For a few hours a month, I volunteer my time on Philadelphia’s only rape crisis center’s hotline, Women Organized Against Rape, or WOAR. The mission of WOAR is to eliminate all forms of sexual violence through specialized treatment services, comprehensive prevention education programs, and advocacy for the rights

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Mindfulness Meditation

“Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day” – Deepack Chopra In our daily lives, our minds are almost constantly busy with thoughts

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I am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper

By April Thomas-Jones In our world of opioid addiction, alcoholism and other drug addictions it is important that we remain armed and vigilant to protect our families, our neighbors, and ourselves against this common enemy. In Philadelphia all death rates were higher in 2016 than the prior year, and all

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