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Partners in Philanthropy 2024: Announcing this year’s 25 honorees

February 13, 2024
This year the Business Journal is recognizing 25 partnerships for their philanthropic work across Greater Philadelphia. Visit the site for the full article here or click here .
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Booker visits Hopeworks in Camden to deliver a career talk to young adults 

February 12, 2024
Last week, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker visited Hopeworks, a nonprofit and social enterprise that propels young adults ages 17 to 27 into long-term living wage careers from its headquarters in Camden. During the visit, Booker (D-N.J.) toured the facility, engaged in a dynamic career talk with young adults and greeted board members and corporate partners of […]
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Caring in Camden: Our hometown 

February 12, 2024
We have called Camden, New Jersey home since 1869.  It’s why we’ve proudly partnered for years with incredible organizations that provide essential services to Camden residents. In addition to making monetary donations, we’re committed to volunteering and finding ways for employees to make meaningful improvements in the community. Read the full article here.
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US Sen. Booker Brings Inspiring Message to Hopeworks

February 2, 2024
Young Adult Trainees Heard How to Reach Far in Setting Personal Goals CAMDEN – US Sen. Cory Booker – speaking on Friday at nonprofit Hopeworks in a conference room filled with young adults who are learning technology, life skills and the path to a career – shared the profound question with which his mother had inspired him. “What […]
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Hopeworks Spotlight: "Four Trends Driving Career-Connected Learning in 2024"

January 17, 2024
Published on Catalyze "Career-connected learning is most successful when it centers student agency, giving them the power and resources to fulfill their own potential. Hopeworks, for example, integrates trauma-informed care into their skills development programs for high school students in Camden and Philadelphia. By providing support tailored to their students’ unique experiences and needs, Hopeworks […]
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A Career In GIS: How To Create More Opportunities For The Next Generation

January 10, 2024
Whether for water quality, conservation, governance, stormwater management, resiliency, or a host of other needs, geographic information systems (GIS) are in demand, presenting an excellent opportunity to grow — and diversify — your workforce. Geographic information systems (GIS) is a field that has become an essential tool in many industries, and the skills required to […]
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How Mayor Parker can use tech policy to boost Philly’s economy and strengthen opportunity

January 10, 2024
The Philadelphia region has fewer than 100,000 jobs at tech companies, but closer to 150,000 tech workers across all industries, according to Technical.ly’s reporting last month. Thousands more use technology as creators, artists and in an array of other fields, from the building trades to advanced manufacturing to the life sciences. No surprise that Mayor Cherelle […]
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Hopeworks Web Team Develops Philabundance Website; Launches New Website to Showcase Services & Client Work

November 30, 2023
We are excited to announce that our web team has developed and launched a new website for the impactful and well-known nonprofit, Philabundance! Philabundance works with over 350 community partners to distribute food throughout nine counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Their very simple belief is that no one should go hungry while […]
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Hopeworks awarded 2023 American Water Charitable Foundation Workforce Readiness Grant

November 21, 2023
Hopeworks was recently awarded a 2023 American Water Charitable Foundation Workforce Readiness Grant that will be used to support its workforce development program that connects young adults to education, experience and a transformative career. Both Camden-based businesses have been partners for several years to provide real work experience to a group of young adults with state-of-the-art Geographic Information System […]
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American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation Celebrate Five Years on the Camden Waterfront

November 9, 2023
CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the U.S., and the American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, celebrated five years since relocating its national headquarters to the Camden, N.J. waterfront in 2018. In recognition, the Foundation provided a combined total of $25,000 in One […]
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