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Checking in with Our Grantees: Sharing Excess

Get to know 2020 grantee Sharing Excess and learn how they’re helping fight food scarcity in Philadelphia.

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Checking In with Our Grantees: Evoluer House

Get to know the Evoluer House and hear how their 2021 Spruce grant helped underserved teen girls prepare for success.

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We Are Spruce: Unity, Strength, Community

This month, the Spruce Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of We Are Spruce, our 2023 fundraising campaign running all November.

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Q&A: Meet Our 2023 Grantees

As we approach our 1st Annual Spruce Grantee Showcase, we’re shining a spotlight on our grantees with a fun video Q&A series.

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Featured in Philadelphia Gay News: Volunteer Nonprofit Elects LGBTQ+ Board Leaders

Learn more about Michael Ticzon and Nic Knepp, the first LGBTQ+ leaders to helm our board simultaneously, in PGN.

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Meet the Board: Amaya Howard

Meet Amaya Howard, first-year member of our board and Vice Chair of our Strategic Operations Committee. Can you guess her favorite Philly icon? Hint: R&B singer with a legendary voice.

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Announcing Our 2023 Grantees

After weeks of deliberation, we’re incredibly honored to announce this year’s grant recipients: Achieve Now, Collective Climb, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, and We Love Philly.

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Checking in with Our Grantees: Camp Jamison

Get to know 2022 grantee Camp Jamison and hear how they’re getting Philly kids outdoors to improve their wellness with a little help from their Spruce grant.

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Event Recap: Spruce Council Meeting — Board Governance for Emerging Leaders

Mandisa Thomas, member on our Grants Committee and ad-hoc Spruce Council Committee, shares this recap of our recent Spruce Council event with Schultz & Williams.

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Meet the Board: Koa Kekuna

Meet Koa Kekuna, a third-year member of our board and Communications Committee Vice Chair, and hear about his love for recreational volleyball, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and the Spruce Foundation.

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