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News From The Coalition, Inc. Friday 30 September 2011 “Communication – Cooperation – Collaboration” Volume 6, Number 09 The Coalition, Inc. Board of Directors Gary R. Adams (President/CEO), John E. Churchville (Treasurer), Members: Josephine Blow, Stanley Daniels, Quibila Divine, Nijah Famous, Tom ‘Bunny’ Henry, Lansana Koroma, Abdul Malik Raheem, Lewis Williams, Table of content For Our Children … 02 This Week … 02 Employment and Training Opportunities … 04 Health Matters …04 Green Piece … 05 Grants, Scholarships & Instruction… 06 SpotLight … 07 Arts for Awareness … 09 Coming Up …10 Computers and Technology … 12 A Hand Up … 14 Word-of-the-Week … 15 Page 02 If this publication is being forwarded to you, and you wish to be placed on our mailing list, send an email to TheCoalitionNews@gmail.com with “subscribe” in the subject. If you are receiving this publication without consent, send an email with “unsubscribe” in the subject to be removed from our database. If you would like to report on a recent community event, feel free to send us a brief account of what happened in document format, and we will share it with our readers. Send your information to: News From The Coalition, Inc. All entries for submission should be received by noon, the Monday prior to publish date and in Press Release form. Page 03 A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study. ~Chinese Proverb We are proud to announce that News From The Coalition, Inc. is featured on the internationally acclaimed site Eight Cities Map which is read in more than One hundred eighty countries! Click here: EightCitiesMAP Choose “Philadelphia’s Online Community “Newsletter” from the menu. Page 04 Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. - Diana Rankin If you have a favorite relevant quote, why not share it with our readers. send to TheCoalitionNews@gmail.com We will credit you with the submission. JOIN THE COALITION, INC! To join The Coalition go to: TheCoalitionInc.net and download a copy of the Pledge of Commitment and return it to us email@example.com Page 05 Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes, but the power of doing whatever one sees ought to be done, even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse. There lies freedom, indeed. - Unknown If you would like to report on a recent community event, feel free to send us a brief account of what happened in document format, and we will share it with our readers. Send your information to: News From The Coalition, Inc. All entries for submission should be received by noon, the Monday prior to publish date and in Press Release form. Page 06 "Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends." - Brian Tracy JOIN THE COALITION, INC! To join The Coalition go to: TheCoalitionInc.net and download a copy of the Pledge of Commitment and return it to us firstname.lastname@example.org Page 07 Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it. ~Author Unknown If you have a favorite joke, why not share it with our readers. send to TheCoalitionNews@gmail.com We will credit you with the submission. Page 08 A man may do an immense deal of good, if he does not care who gets the credit for it. ~Father Strickland, 1863 If you have a favorite relevant quote, why not share it with our readers. send to TheCoalitionNews@gmail.com We will credit you with the submission. Page 09 Joe had asked Bob to help him out with the deck after work, so Bob just went straight over to Joe's place. When they got to the door, Joe went straight to his wife, gave her a hug and told her how beautiful she was and how much he had missed her at work. When it was time for supper, he complimented his wife on her cooking, kissed her and told her how much he loved her. Once they were working on the deck, Bob told Joe that he was surprised that he fussed so much over his wife. Joe said that he'd started this about six months ago, it had revived their marriage, and things couldn't be better. Bob thought he'd give it a go. When he got home, he gave his wife a massive hug, kissed her and told her that he loved her. His wife burst into tears. Bob was confused and asked why she was crying. She said, "This is the worst day of my life. First, little Billy fell off his bike and twisted his ankle. Then, the washing machine broke and flooded the basement. And now, you come home drunk!" (Thx Dave Fanno) JOIN THE COALITION, INC! To join The Coalition go to: TheCoalitionInc.net and download a copy of the Pledge of Commitment complete, and return it to us email@example.com Page 10 Now that it's all over, what did you really do yesterday that's worth mentioning? ~Coleman Cox If you would like to report on a recent community event, feel free to send us a brief account of what happened in document format, and we will share it with our readers. Send your information to: News From The Coalition, Inc. All entries for submission should be received by noon, the Monday prior to publish date and in Press Release form. Page 11 Just be ordinary and nothing special. Eat your food, move your bowels, pass water, and when you're tired, go and lie down. The ignorant will laugh at me, but the wise will understand. ~Bruce Lee Coalition members! Get ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site Page 12 I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. ~Mia Hamm Page 13 One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night. - Kahlil Gibran If you would like to report on a recent community event, feel free to send us a brief account of what happened in document format, and we will share it with our readers. Send your information to: News From The Coalition, Inc. All entries for submission should be received by noon, the Monday prior to publish date and in Press Release form. Page 14 Leadership is not a one-day thing. It is a constant commitment to excellence, a habit . . . a daily practice. - Unknown If your group or organization is planning an event, send us notice in document format, and we will share it with our readers. Send your information to: News From The Coalition, Inc. All entries for submission should be received by noon, the Monday prior to publish date and in Press Release form. Page 15 If you would like to report on a recent community event, feel free to send us a brief account of what happened in document format, and we will share it with our readers. Send your information to: News From The Coalition, Inc. All entries for submission should be received by noon, the Monday prior to publish date and in Press Release form. Page 16 WORD-OF-THE-WEEK extempore \ik-STEM-puh-ree\, Without premeditation or preparation; on the spur of the moment. Greetings Coalition Family! We will begin offering wisdom from nutritionist Don Ringgold. As warriors in the struggle for improving the quality of life of our families and communities, we sometimes tend to neglect our own health. Don Ringgold will help us attain and maintain better health for ourselves and families. Good health to you! “In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility -- I welcome it”. John F. Kennedy “We each hold a piece to the puzzle.” – Dr. John Elliott Churchville “Communicate… Cooperate… Collaborate” FOR OUR CHILDREN “It is easier to build children than it is to repair men.”…Frederick Douglass Cap4Kids Hint of the Week There are many families in Philly looking for safe, affordable homes or are trying to stay in their present home under the fear of foreclosure and delinquency. On the www.cap4kids.org/philadelphia website, under the Housing/Utilities handout (http://www.cap4kids.org/philadelphia/parent_handouts/housing_utilities.html), you will find resources for both situations including: Save Your Home Philly, Habitat for Humanity, PCCA, Homeless Prevention Program and more. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- THIS WEEK Rep. Parker to host youth town hall meeting Oct. 1 State Rep. Cherelle L. Parker, D-Phila., will host a youth town hall meeting Oct. 1 at the Dorothy Emanuel Recreation Center, 8501 Provident St., Philadelphia. Teens, 13 to 18, are invited to "Your Voices, Your Concerns & Our Ears," being held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Our youth town hall meeting will provide teens with the platform to express themselves in an open, nonjudgmental forum, while providing community leaders with insight into the hearts and minds of some of our otherwise 'voiceless' constituents," Parker said. Participants will attend morning workshops and will be given the opportunity to gather information from local organizations and city agencies. The teen-focused workshops will cover such topics as STDs, teen pregnancy, sexting, positive self-expression, problem solving, and proper social etiquette. Also available will be free on-site, confidential HIV testing. Parker said the day will conclude with a panel discussion, moderated by WRNB's Lady B, fueled by questions from the attending teens. Panelists include: social activist Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, DJ Diamond Kutz, and representatives from Peace & Love, the Student Peace Alliance, Youth Actions and Youth MOVE – Philadelphia. "I am elated to provide this opportunity to Philadelphia's teens and I encourage them all to attend to use Your Voices to share Your Concerns, as we listen openly with Our Ears,” Parker said. Anyone needing additional information can contact Kyasha Tyson in Parker's constituent service office at 215-242-7300. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Looking For 9th Grade Girls On Saturday, October 1, 2011, 9th grade girls will participate in the first workshop for Navigating the 9th Grade. Hosted by HER and the Northwest EPIC Stakeholders, 9th grade girls will learn strategies to take effective notes in class and how to develop effective study habits. They will also learn the importance of eating a balanced diet and end with a discussion about domestic violence. Space is still available. We ask that you call and register so that we have an accurate head count for snacks and gifts. ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND WILL BE HELD FROM 1:00PM - 4:00PM AT THE LONNIE YOUNG RECREATION CENTER 1100 E. Chelten Ave. Phila., PA 19138 To register, please call 267-591-2009 ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Second Treasures Flea Market and the West Mill Creek Association are organizing a community flea market in the West Philadelphia section of the city. The Community Flea Market will be every Saturday at: 5200 Wyalusing Ave Philadelphia, PA 19139 (On the tennis courts) Beginning at 9:00 AM and ending at 5:30 PM. Setup time is 8am Ticket prices: $8 Licensed Food Vendors: $25 For more information contact Mrs. Lee @ (267)278-1142 Looking forward to seeing you there! ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is challenging the Greater Philadelphia region to join the Millions to Stop Diabetes movement by participating in the 2011 Step Out: Sat. October 1st, 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA. Walk to Stop Diabetes presented by Independence Blue Cross. Step Out is a 5K family friendly walk along scenic West River Drive to raise funds for diabetes research, advocacy and education. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Join us on Sunday, October 2, 2010, at Villanova University Stadium for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Buddy Walk® and Family Fun Day sponsored by Northwestern Mutual in King of Prussia. In addition to the walk, the day will be filled with great activities for the whole family. Registration: 9:30 a.m. Parking is located across the street from the stadium (on Lancaster Avenue). Disabled access is adjacent to the stadium. Event Kickoff: 10 a.m. Walk: 10:45 a.m. The two-mile family fun walk is optional but a great way to show team spirit is with personalized signs, T-shirts and more. Fun, Fun, Fun: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Something for all ages! Raffles, moon bounces, basketball throw, soccer shoot, football toss, jugglers, balloon sculptures, and more! Lots of great food! Meet local celebrities and mascots, all while listening to the tunes of D.J. Rockin’ Dave and Mr. Pete! For more information: Rebecca J. Elias 267-426-6489 ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- PHILADELPHIA IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Human Values Awards The International Association for Human Values and the Art of Living Foundation will host Philadelphia: It Takes Village: Human Value Awards Sunday, October 2nd University of Pennsylvania’s Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall, 36th and Spruce Street 3pm to 6 pm. Human Values Awards are given to extraordinary individuals And organizations that uplift human values through their selfless service to society. The Human Value Awards have been presented to over 100 people and organizations in more than 30 cities across the United States. The purpose of the award is to honor a number of Pioneering service-oriented individuals and non-profits within the city of Philadelphia that have made significant impacts on the lives of our youth. This year’s program will be hosted by Michael Rice, Community Engagement Specialist for the City of Philadelphia, Chief Executive Officer for Professional Networking Associates and Publisher of “The Connector”, Internet Resource publication. The keynote speaker is Charles Eisenstein, renowned author of “Ascent of Humanity,” and “Sacred Economics.” The evening will include performances by The Butterfly effect and Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Art of Living Foundation. They are celebrating this occasion by highlighting exceptional achievement in the areas of disaster and Trauma relief, environmental stewardship, ethics in business, non-profit governance, conflict resolution and peace building, unsung heroes and youth leaders. The International Association for Human Values (IAHV) is a humanitarian NGO that advances human values in private, corporate, and governmental sectors. (IAHV is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all people around the world through: • Human development program aimed at uplifting individuals spirit • Socio-economic development projects with sustainable solutions • Forums and symposiums to further the dialogue of ethics, peace and progress. Admission is free. To rsvp email YES4philly@gmail.com Call 610-733-1101 or go to www.humanValuesAwards.org ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- New computing center to open in Kensington neighborhood Another of the new neighborhood computing centers being operated by Philadelphia’s Freedom Rings Partnership will open on Tuesday, October 4th at 11am at 166 W. Lehigh Avenue in the city’s Kensington section. The center, called the Jon Paul Hammond Public Computing Center in honor of a local activist, is managed by Philadelphia FIGHT alongside the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Technology and the Urban Affairs Coalition. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING OPPORUNITIES FEMA positions up to six figures available in our online Coalition Group ongoing updates will be posted as they become available. Willow Grove Job Fair Sponsored by Willow Grove Chamber of Commerce & State Representative Thomas Murt Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 10AM - 3PM Williamson Restaurant Rte 611 & Blair Mill Road Horsham, PA 19044 http://www.wgjobfair.com HEALTH MATTERS Voucher programs offer fresh produce to seniors and mothers Each summer, the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides vouchers redeemable for fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs to senior citizens at approved local farmers markets, roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs. The program provides low-income seniors with four vouchers, totaling $20, which they can exchange for Pennsylvania-grown produce. To qualify for the program, individuals must be 60 or older by December 31, 2011, with a total household income before taxes of less than $20,147 for a single person and $27,214 for a couple, based on 2010 income. Proof of age and residency is required. To find out what senior centers are providing vouchers across the city, contact the PCA help line at 215-765-9040. The vouchers will be made available at the Philadelphia Senior Center, Broad and Lombard from 2pm to 4pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays starting July 11th until they run out. For information about voucher distribution at the Philadelphia Senior Center, contact Charles Brown at 215-546-5879. A searchable list of participating farmers markets can be found here. A similar program, the state's Farmers Market Nutrition Program, offers food for low-income women who are pregnant or who have a child up to age 5 who is at nutritional risk. Both programs run now through November 30th. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- GREEN PIECE The Electronic Industries Alliance provides a list of local electronic recycling facilities, including Philly’s Northeast Drop-off Center at State Road & Ashburner Street and Northwest Drop-Off Center at Domino Lane & Umbria Street. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Recycling Services Inc. in Pottstown takes styrofoam on Saturday and Tuesday mornings. http://www.recyclingservices.org/ For sustainable enterprise go to Green Jobs Philly http://www.greenjobsphilly.org/news ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Get Fresh! Volunteer with Philabundance Fresh for All You recycle out the wazoo and consider yourself consigliore of the enviro-sack mafia. Hence, a cause you can believe in: Philabundance wants to fill those ubiquitous bags with produce through its new Fresh for All programs. And you can help by volunteering. The nonprofit hands out perishables at six sites in the Delaware Valley — where nutritious diet staples are hard to come by, especially in tough times. With a minimum three-hour commitment, you’ll keep busy. Help with admin, approve clients, or do community outreach (posting mailings, making phone calls). Looking for something physical? Take food to sites, divide apples, and dole out the goods. You’ll be doing a major part to help people get the fruits and veggies they need. And that’s a green movement to be proud of. To participate in Fresh for All, contact Tunisia Garnett (215-339-0900 ext. 238 or firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information, go to www.philabundance.org GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS & INSTRUCTION SpotLight On Our Efforts Show Me the Money: The fundamentals of FUNdraising workshop Back by popular demand is this vital capacity building workshop- Show Me The Money: The Fundamentals of Fundraising Workshop. As a leader of an organization, your know that raising money is one of the greatest challenges that an organization faces especially in these economic times. It does not matter whether you’re the leader of the national organization or the lead person of the fund-raising committee, your organization’s viability and sustainability is based upon its ability to raise the necessary capital to survive. With this in mind, The Coalition, Inc. in collaboration with Professional Networking Associates is sponsoring: Show Me the Money – The FUNdamentals of FUNdraising This workshop is facilitated by Kendall Hayes, CEO, H.E.R organization and former Event Coordinator for the African American Chamber of Commerce. The workshop is offered on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 6- 8 pm at the School District Building, 440 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. This basic workshop will help the layman develop strategies and tactics for raising capital for their organization. Topics include: Developing Fund-raising ideas Organizing Fund-raising events Types of Fund-raisers Budgeting To register go to www.theconnectornetwork.com/urbanleadership or call 267-303-0653 or 215-387-2734. The Community Improvement Workshops are a community leadership series developed by the collaboration between The Coalition, an alliance of community organizations focusing on “Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration” and Professional Networking Associates, an organization created to establish a foundation for building mutually beneficial relationships between individuals, organizations and businesses. For more information on The Coalition call Gary R. Adams at The Coalition 215-387-2734 or to find out more on upcoming training , events or to rsvp call 215-339-8208 or go to : www.theconnectornetwork.com\urbanleadership ARTS FOR AWARENESS I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. Pauline Kael White House AAPI Initiative Asks Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders To Submit 3-Minute Videos Highlighting Community's Change Makers The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders has launched an online video challenge, asking participants to submit personal stories about people who have had an impact on the people around them. The effort, called "What's Your Story" aims to highlight community service by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders whose dedication to a cause has made a difference in their communities. Participants are asked to submit a video describing unique experiences that have shaped who they are in less than three minutes. White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders director Kiran Ahuja said the video challenge is designed to help understand more about important issues facing the community and to highlight their contributions. Entries are accepted in any form, including music video, public service announcement, short film, video blog or in an interview format. Essays will also be accepted in the place of video entries. All entries should showcase someone's work around a specific issue facing the AAPI community in under three minutes or with fewer than 1,000 words. Entries should be submitted online at http://www.whitehouse.gov/WhatsYourStory by Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. A video describing the Initiative?s effort is available at http://youtu.be/UiSgHYNd53Q?hd=1 A select number of entries will be posted on the White House website and a group of exceptional leaders highlighted will be selected to attend a White House briefing this fall and given the opportunity to share their stories in-person. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Jus’ Words at Dowlings Place 1310 No. Broad St. Phila Every Thurs. 9pm to 1am • Poets • Rappers • Singers • Spoken Word Artists ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- COMING UP Moore College of Art & Design to Honor Jaune Quick-to-See Smith Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Artist, Curator and Educator Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is an internationally known artist, curator, lecturer, and educator. One of the most acclaimed American Indian artists, her work is in the Whitney Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Smith has received awards such as the Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award, the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters Grant, the Women’s Caucus for the Arts Lifetime Achievement, and the College Art Association Women's Award. Moore College of Art & Design will present its 2011 Visionary Woman Award to Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Jane Walentas and Signe Wilkinson. Now in its ninth year, the annual Visionary Woman Awards celebrate exceptional women who have made significant contributions to the arts and are national leaders in their fields. The Visionary Woman Awards Gala Wednesday October 12th 6:00 - 9:00pm 20th Street and The Parkway The Great Hall Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.965.4000 Tickets are $350 each. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Community Legal Services of Philadelphia presents Second Annual Justice For All! 5K Sunday October 09, 2011 8:30 AM Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA Community Legal Services of Philadelphia will be holding Second Annual Justice For All! 5k Run October 9, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. (rain or shine) beginning at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131. The Justice For All 5K is an opportunity for CLS staff, alumni, local attorneys, law students, and community members to celebrate the impact of CLS' work. All proceeds from the event will support CLS' mission of providing equal access to justice to low income Philadelphians. In addition to individual, legal/corporate, and club team competitions, the Justice For All 5K will feature a Law School Challenge in which teams from area law schools will compete against one another. Our 5K is a one-loop, USATF-certified course (#PA10012WB) and is sanctioned by USA Track & Field. All participants will receive a short-sleeved race T-shirt while supplies last. Registration Fees: • $20 to Walk • $25 to Run • $25 for Law School Challenge Participants • $30 for Club Team Competition participants • $30 to Register on Race Day • $35 for Legal/Corporate Competition participants Contact Lauren Kobylarz at email@example.com for more information. * * * Outside PA * * * COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY Comcast unveils new plan to combat digital divide Comcast has announced that it will begin offering a new service, Internet Essentials, in time for the 2011-12 school year. This initiative will directly address the major barriers that many in our communities face for in-home broadband adoption: affordability and lack of digital literacy. In today’s world, it is important for everyone to be digitally literate. Broadband adoption is vital for our communities because it helps improve our children’s education, our local economy, and the ability for members of our communities to find jobs and benefit from opportunities available online. Comcast Internet Essentials will provide eligible families with: -- Affordable home Internet service ($9.95 per month) -- A low-cost computer ($149.99 plus taxes) -- Access to free internet training – online, in print and in classroom (at established community training sites) Internet Essentials will be available everywhere that Comcast offers its high-speed Internet service. Students in more than 4,000 school districts in 39 states and the District of Columbia will be able to participate. Comcast will accept new Internet Essentials participants for at least three years, through the end of the 2013-14 school year. Any household that qualifies during this three-year period will remain eligible for Internet Essentials, provided the household still qualifies for the program, until that child graduates from high school. For more details, go here. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Free online journal focuses on technology for nonprofits Technology can help nonprofits create the change they want to see in the world. But even with daily evidence of world-changing innovations and applications of technology, it's difficult for nonprofit leaders to know how to apply it to their missions. NTEN:Change, a free online journal from the Nonprofit Technology Network, provides the guidance and practical considerations nonprofits need to make the sound investments and decisions that will help them meet their goals. Free subscriptions are available here. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Group offers low-cost web access to nonprofits Mobile Citizen, a provider of mobile broadband for education and nonprofits, will offer a Technology Assistance Grant program beginning in January to provide non-profit organizations with affordable access to the Internet. Available only in Portland, Oregon, Las Vegas, and Philadelphia, the grant includes reduced-price service from Mobile Citizen, with unlimited usage for only $10/month or $120/year per account. It bundles Mobile Citizen’s wireless broadband, powered by WiMAX, a fourth generation (4G) technology from Clearwire Corporation with a variety of benefits available only to grantees, including: -- 12 months of service from Mobile Citizen extended to 15 months at no additional charge. With this, nonprofits receive three free months of service per account. -- Dedicated Mobile Citizen Customer Care customized for non-profit organizations. -- A free one-year membership to NTEN, a nonprofit technology network, ongoing information and news as well as access to a support community. -- A choice of additional benefits including an educational webinar series. For more information, email Free Trial. www.mobilecitizen.org/grantphiladelphia A HAND UP! "None of us has gotten where we are solely by pulling ourselves up from our own bootstraps. We got here because somebody bent down and helped us." - Thurgood Marshall America’s Original Savings Network As amazing as it may sound many people do not realize how easy it is to LEGALLY stop paying for their groceries! This is how the one hour television show began for the company whose website is at: http://nofullprices.net FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Q: Are these manufacturer coupons or coupons that I print on my computer? A: All of our coupons are actual manufacturer coupons. Fewer and fewer retailers accept coupons that are printed from your computer because of a huge increase in counterfeit coupons. Actual manufacturer coupons which we issue are accepted everywhere that coupons are accepted. Q: Can these coupons be doubled? A: Yes. These are manufacturer issued coupons and may be doubled in any store that offers double coupons. Q: What are the face values and the expiration dates of these coupons? A: Being manufacturer coupons, the manufactuer determines the face values of the coupons. We currently stock coupons ranging in value from 40 cents to 5.00 dollars. The coupon expiration dates are generally valid for 90 days. Q: How can I use $1,000.00 worth of coupons in 90 days? A: With our program, you get to choose the coupons you want, when you want them. This way you never have to worry about the coupons expiring. Q: How do I choose the coupons I want? A: Each coupon book contains coupon request slips which you fill out and send in. Those coupons are then mailed to you. ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- IT’S HERE!! Our group A HAND UP! Is now open, please go to: A HAND UP! In response to the needs of many grassroots organizations for the basic tools to implement and sustain their ideas and projects, The Coalition, Inc. members have come together to establish a network to facilitate the distribution/re-distribution of unwanted, unneeded, surplus and even repairable items for recycling. To join: A Hand Up! ----- Coalition members! Activate ‘Your’ web link on The Coalition, Inc. web site ----- Remember to support The Coalition, Inc.’s on-air personalities… Sister Phile Chionesu, organizer of the Million Woman March, “Nu Day Resurrection and Liberation" Show LIVE each Saturday evening 10:30 PM--12:00 midnight EST. 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