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New PAL Television PSA

Check out PAL’s new PSA! It’s airing on your favorite local television stations!  We’re pretty excited about it, and we hope you are too!  Let us know what you think!

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PAL Positive Images and The Black Doll Affair Collaborate for Self-Esteem Event
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By: Nadirah D. McCauley On Thursday, December 3rd, 181 young ladies from PAL’s Positive Images Girls Mentoring program convened at Cozen PAL for the first ever Positive Images & The Black Doll Affair empowerment night. The Black Doll Affair is a philanthropic organization aimed at changing the way girls of color are perceived and, more […]

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Rizzo PAL Comes Out on Top of 2015 PAL Chess Tournament

By: Mubarak Lawrence Each of PAL’s 18 centers entered a team of at least six chess players in this years’ tournament. We had nine centers face off on Nov 17th and 18th for our North and South Regional Competitions.  Harrowgate PAL hosted the North Regional, with Logan PAL out playing all centers for the North Regional Champion […]

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PAL Citywide Flag Football Championships

On Veterans Day, PAL’s Citywide Flag Football season closed with championship games at Team Vick Field in Philadelphia’s Hunting Park neighborhood.  The season, which kicked off with an out-of-school time citywide tournament on Columbus Day in October, included hundreds of kids and teens from each of PAL’s centers throughout the City. The Veterans Day showdown […]

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Hot Happenings at Tacony PAL
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A Busy Year at Tacony PAL Tacony PAL members have been having a blast all year with a variety of fun athletic, educational, and cultural activities. Last fall, Tacony PAL kids participated in the annual wiffleball leagues, which was a huge success. More than 160 boys and girls from the area participated in the league, […]

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PAL Back to School Celebration

Excellent Start to a New School Year for PAL Kids On September 16th, more than 50 Harrowgate PAL youngsters celebrated the start of a new school year. Children heard about the importance of staying dedicated to school and positive activities like PAL before receiving healthy snacks provided by Wawa and playing a game of kickball […]

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Get to know PAL’s New Chief Development Officer, Pat Winner
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On Monday, September 21, 2015, the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia welcomed a seasoned fundraising professional, Pat Winner, to the PAL team.  Pat brings years of development experience to PAL, and she is excited to help us deliver on our mission of “Cops Helping Kids.” 1) What drew you to the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia? […]

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2015 PAL Summer Camps
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Summer Ends with Fun PAL Camps Summer came to a close with fun camps and trips for more than 200 PAL members across Philadelphia. During the week of August 17th, more than 60 young ladies participated in PAL’s annual Girls Basketball Camp and 65 kids in the Northeast attended the Tacony PAL Camp. Girls Basketball […]

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2015 Camp Invention
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PAL Campers Invent a Bright Future for All More than sixty youngsters attended Camp Invention during the week of August 17th to round out a summer of fun programming. First through sixth graders participated in interactive lessons to invent new machines, solve complex problems, and explore the lifecycle of everyday materials. Campers learned about innovation […]

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PAL Summer Golf Camp Closes for the Season

PAL Golf Camp a Unique Experience for PAL Kids and Teens Throughout the summer, hundreds of kids participate in PAL’s summer offerings.  Particularly unique, however, is PAL’s Golf Program.  It’s not often that inner-city kids and teens have access to the sport of golf, let alone the equipment and courses.  Yet this program is a […]

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