Dec. 2, 2013 11:00 am
High schoolers Sophia Gross and Andrew Rosenstein wanted to give other students a chance to attend their school, AIM Academy, which focuses on students with learning disabilities.
Nov. 4, 2013 9:00 am
Three hundred laptops will go to eight schools and 200 desktops will go to 27 recreation centers.
Feb. 4, 2013 9:15 am
PFIT, a Center City-based firm that provides tech services to businesses, launched SalesFlood, a software-free customer relationship manager (CRM) last month. The company will donate 10 percent of revenue from the new product to a different charity every month, starting with local hunger relief nonprofit Philabundance. SalesFlood allows businesses to keep track of their clients, […]
Feb. 1, 2013 9:30 am
Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship: Drexel University receives $12.5M to open entrepreneurship school
Drexel University will open a school of entrepreneurship this fall with $12.5 million from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation, it announced this week. Named the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, it’ll be one of a handful of standalone entrepreneurship schools in the country, and the only one in the region, according to the […]
Oct. 23, 2012 9:45 am
Sustainability Workshop: United Technologies donates $30k to alternative senior year program in Navy Yard
In another win for the Sustainability Workshop, United Technologies recently donated $30,000 to the alternative senior year program, according to a release. Based in the Navy Yard, the Sustainability Workshop has gotten plenty of national press, including features in PBS’s Frontline and CNN. The program is a spin off of West Philly High’s Hybrid X […]
Jun. 11, 2012 9:30 am
If you know a woman who wishes she’d known more about technology as a kid or a young girl who thinks tech jobs are for geeks, and you’ve been wanting to help change that for others like them, TechGirlz is giving you a 24-hour window to help with its 10 for 10 fundraiser on Thursday.
Dec. 15, 2011 10:00 am
Say that for Christmas, you didn’t want gifts. Instead, you’d rather have friends and family donate to a cause of you’re choosing. A Chester County startup aims to be the solution, with its ShiftMyGift.com. Launched in August by Blair Souder after being moved by a hiking trip in poor swaths of Nepal, the site acts […]
Apr. 27, 2011 10:00 am
Nonprofit Technology Resources, which refurbishes computers, offers training and workforce development for low-income Philadelphians, is hosting a laptop donation drive during Philly Tech Week. NTR is accepting laptops with at least a Pentium 4 processer, which includes just about any laptop purchased since 2001. Donations to the nonprofit are tax deductible and all laptops are […]