Community News

Crossing Guards Community Convening — The Three Gifts

By Jackson Adams | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

On February 25th, The Southwest CDC hosted the Crossing Guard Community Convening, with 18 crossing guards that patrol the various corners of Southwest Philadelphia attending the event. Annette Mattei, part […]

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Suburban Men Make Breakfasts More Enjoyable at City Shelters

By Ted Behr | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Each week for the past 8 years, members of the Men’s Thursday Morning Fellowship at Wayne Presbyterian have collected day-old baked goods from bakeries along the suburban mainline.  These are […]

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Grab-N-Go Meals

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Effective Monday, March 30, Philadelphia residents impacted by the COVID-19 crisis can pick up a free box food for their household at several locations throughout the city, thanks to support […]

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Lyft Providing Free Rides for Seniors

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lyft is offering FREE rides for seniors to and from their homes during morning shopping hours (7:30-8:30 a.m.) through April 1. Older adults are at a greater risk of severe […]

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PA 211 and United Way Launch Texting Campaign to deliver vetted information to Pennsylvanians

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

United Way of Pennsylvania and PA 211 launched an informational campaign by text to keep Pennsylvanians connected to verified sources of information on COVID-19. The campaign includes fraud prevention tips, […]

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PA AG Wants You to Report Price Gouging

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has asked consumers and businesses to report instances of price gouging. Under rules governing a disaster emergency, companies and vendors are prohibited from charging a […]

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Primary Election

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pennsylvania’s primary election has officially been moved to June 2, 2020. In joining 11 other states and Washington, D.C. in delaying our primary election, voters in Pennsylvania will now have […]

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Small Business Relief Fund

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

The small business community has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the order by Governor Tom Wolf to only allow “life-sustaining” businesses to remain open. In response to […]

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Stimulus Package

By Globe Times Staff | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Senator Anthony Williams On March 27th, President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion bipartisan stimulus package to help all Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals will receive assistance through […]

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Consortium Health Care reaching Out to Southwest Despite Covid-19 crisis Consortium address mental health needs

By Ted Behr | March 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Consortium, a private healthcare organization is reaching out aggressively to the Southwest community to provide assistance to residents suffering from a wide range of mental and emotional disorders.   […]

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