on 02 April 2019

If you're a foodie in Philadelphia, there's no doubt you know about the restaurants of Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran. Philadelphia magazine named Marcie and Valerie among the “10 Best Philadelphians” of 2012, saying: “In a city where what has been usually dictates what will be, in a neighborhood that nobody else wanted or cared about, two women came in and breathed change all over everything…they had ideas.” 

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on 20 March 2019

You likely know Doug Pederson from his integral role as head coach during the Eagles' legendary 2018 Super Bowl run, and he sets a wonderful example of a true champion and leader. Coach Pederson is a featured honoree at the Kids at Heart Gala in May!  

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on 26 June 2018

Jamyra was on her way to becoming another statistic—a former foster care kid lost in adulthood. Luckily for her, Turning Points for Children had just partnered with Youth Villages to bring YVLifeSet to Philadelphia. Here is the latest up-date.

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on 26 June 2018

In 2014, Marilyn gave birth to her daughter. While this should have been a wonderful event, she was still in high school. Unable to find reliable daycare for her newborn, she had to drop out.

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on 09 May 2018

For 14 year old Michael*, hanging out in his backyard during the school day was his way of protecting himself – and his family. But when he accumulated 72 absentee days, an in-home case manager from Turning Points for Children CUA 3 visited his home to find out why. 

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on 17 April 2018

Jeff and Sandy Brown of Brown’s Super Stores are one of two families receiving the Turning Points for Children Kids at Heart Award in recognition of their impact in underserved and underprivileged communities in the Philadelphia region.

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