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Spotlight on Downtown Wellness Berks: A grassroots health movement

January 21, 2020 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is proud to have Downtown Wellness Berks as part of our network of social entrepreneurs. In the spring of 2017, a small group of entrepreneurs and business owners passionate about wellness gathered to discuss healthy living practices and ways to make those practices more accessible to the…

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Safe Communities Joins Humanitarian Social Innovations’ Network 

January 2, 2020 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is excited to welcome Safe Communities to our network of social entrepreneurs. As a new year — and decade — begins, Humanitarian Social Innovations is excited to introduce Safe Communities to our network. The group works to prevent and address child sexual abuse (CSA), educate churches and…

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Bridge Beyond Addiction Towards Sobriety

November 13, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is pleased to welcome Bridge Beyond Addiction to our community of social entrepreneurs. Bridge Beyond Addiction, a Lehigh Valley-based nonprofit, seeks to combat the growing incidences of substance abuse in its community and across the country. The organization was founded by four mothers whose children suffered from…

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Global Health and Education Alliance Provides Care to Underserved Communities

October 16, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is excited to welcome Global Health and Education Alliance  to our community of social entrepreneurs. More than 25 years in the making, the Global Health and Education Alliance was founded by Dr. Nnachi Oko to make medical care and education available to underserved areas around the world.…

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Seniors and Sprouts: Growing Relationships Through Gardening

September 26, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is proud to welcome Seniors and Sprouts to our community of social entrepreneurs. Across Pennsylvania’s Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties, beautiful green spaces bursting with native flowers and gardens ripe with fresh herbs and food are popping up in unexpected places — around billboards, in neighborhoods and…

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Hahn Memorial Foundation Logging Pennsylvania Families

The Hahn Logging Foundation

September 5, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is pleased to be the home for a this new organization. We welcome The Hahn Logging Foundation. Hahn Logging Foundation is a Pennsylvania-based organization that provides financial assistance to families who have lost their breadwinner or have had their breadwinner become disabled due to an accident from…

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Allentown United Football Club Creates Opportunities for Youths

March 14, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is proud to welcome Allentown United Football Club to our community of social entrepreneurs. Avid soccer player Emmanuel Ntow-Mensah discovered a critical flaw in soccer culture: there are numerous opportunities for elementary through high school students to play, but once players graduate, their chances of staying involved…

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The Lighthouse Operation

March 12, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is proud to welcome The Lighthouse Operation to our community of social entrepreneurs. Each year, millions of young men and women suffer through sex trafficking. While the U.S. Department of State notes that approximately half of these victims are male, as of 2008 there were only two…

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HSI Welcomes West Gem Development Trust

February 12, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations is excited to introduce the West Gem Development Trust to our community of social entrepreneurs. Building hope and prosperity for underprivileged communities in Kenya is at the heart of the West Gem Development Trust’s (WGDT) mission. The nonprofit uses agriculture, infrastructure, education and other methods to generate…

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Baa Foundation Cataract Surgery India

The Baa Foundation: A Legacy of Service in Rural India

February 5, 2019 |

Humanitarian Social Innovations’ new program is impacting hundreds in rural India. Aiding India The Baa Foundation is an organization based in Pennsylvania that provides free health-care services and education to children and at-risk adults in a rural Indian village. They also inform people about sanitation and healthy, sustainable living through…

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Allentown United Football Club

March 22, 2019-“United Premier Soccer League Announces Pennsylvania Expansion with Allentown United Football Club”


Writing Wrongs

August 13, 2018-“Intensive 2-Day Workshop to Challenge College Students to Produce an Awareness-Raising Book on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault”

September 1, 2016 – “Student Journalists Illuminate Issue of Addiction at Easy Does It”

Bringing Up A Bookworm

July 30, 2018 – “2018 Freedom Through Literacy Award Winners Announced”

Reading Entrepreneurs’ Connection

June 4, 2018 – “Reading’s Entrepreneurs’ Connection Announces Kauffman FastTrac® Entrepreneur Training Program”

We Need Books

February 8, 2018 – “Local Nonprofit Partners with Greek Nonprofit to Aid Refugees”

MELTDOWN: Based on True Events

November 22, 2017 – “JML Films LLC has partnered with EUE/Sokolow to develop a TV limited series based on true events about the 1979 nuclear meltdown at Three Mile Island.”

July 6, 2017 – “Humanitarian Social Innovations Sponsors Movie on Lasting Impact of Three Mile Island Disaster”

Bethlehem Women of Excellence

November 13, 2017 – “Organizations Collaborate to Assist Area Poor”

Overcoming Odds

May 1, 2017 – “I Am on a Mission to Revolutionize the Adoption Process”

Great Girls Scholarship

April 11, 2017 – “Humanitarian Social Innovations Partners With Scholarship Program”


La Befana and Friends

"Madison native writes book to inspire small acts of kindness."

Fox 61, January 7, 2021, interview by Audrey Kuchen

Y.E.A.H. Philly

"This successful Black-led org couldn't get a loan that wasn't predatory. Philanthropy needs to step up."

Generocity, November 17, 2020, by Sarah Martinez-Helfman

Mountain Bike Afghanistan

"These Afghan Women are Defying the Patriarchy--On Bikes"

Bicycling, October 12, 2020, by Farid Noori

“Young Afghans Look to Mountain Biking as a Means to Transcend Conflict”
The Diplomat, November 5, 2019, by Ian J. Lynch

“Farid Noori, Mountain Bike Afghanistan”
iamtedking Podcast, July 2018

“Student Hopes to Represent Afghanistan at 2020 Olympics
Middlebury College Online Newsroom, May 15, 2018

“Farid Noori ’18 Looks to Blaze a Trail with Mountain Biking”
Middlebury Campus Newspaper, March 14, 2018

Bringing Up a Bookworm

“Nonprofit Kindled by Teacher’s Fervor for Early Reading”
Reading Eagle, April 27, 2018

Overcoming Odds

“He was a Russian orphan. Now he’s a podcast host changing lives.”
The American Statesman, June, 2018

Humanitarian Social Innovations

“The Business of Making a Better World”
Gettysburg: Our College’s Magazine, Winter 2016