Notes from the Penn Social Impact House

Thanks to the amazing generosity of our supporters on CrowdTilt, friends at Indy Hall, and enthusiastic family members, Philly Give & Get was able to take part in the Penn Social Impact House for two weeks in early August. The experience was amazing, inspirational, and transformative. We learned so much that we’re going to be […]

Calling all MAKERS! We Need Experts!

We’re looking for Experts to auction off during Philly Give & Get: MAKERS Edition! Put simply, a Maker is anyone who makes or produces something. They are the people in Philadelphia who are creating, building, and inspiring others with their new solutions and inventions. They are the brewers, the bakers, and the candle-stick makers. They […]

Philly Give & Get: MAKER Edition on 10/10/13 at Johnny Brenda’s

HOLLLLLLLLLLLY MOLLLLLLLLLLLLY!   We are so excited, honored, and HYPED to announce that our SECOND CHARITY “DATE” AUCTION will be on OCTOBER 10, 2013 at Johnny Brenda’s! The theme? MAKERS. Philly Give & Get: MAKER Edition will highlight Philadelphia’s exemplary creative economy. We’re calling on all Makers, Do-ers, Creators, Inspire-ers, and Instigators to come celebrate […]

Philanthropy is Not “Begging”

Hello, all. Lansie here. Just wanted to share a few thoughts here on our blog. These are my opinions, and do not reflect those held by our sponsors, volunteers, charity recipients or anyone else. Just me. In Will Bunch’s recent blog, “Why philanthropy can’t save Philly,” the author nattily concludes that unless a democratic school […]

Philly Geek Awards Nomination! BOOM!

We’re thrilled to be one of this year’s nominees for the 2013 Philadelphia Geek Awards! We’ve been nominated for EVENT OF THE YEAR. Presented by and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the Philly Geek Awards honor and celebrate Philadelphia’s vibrant geek culture. Philly Give & Get will be representin’ hard at […]