June 22: Additional Emergency grants made to nonprofit partners
Life Science Cares Philadelphia has reached our fundraising goal and made additional emergency grants in the amount of $200,000 to support our nonprofit partners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Life Science Cares thanks our nonprofit partners for the work they are doing to support our community and our donors who made the grants possible!
June 2: Life Science Cares condemns racism and other acts of injustice
Life Science Cares condemns racism and other acts of injustice. We stand with our nonprofit partners to support their critical work in the communities they serve and call upon our colleagues in the life science community to stand alongside us!
May 27: Responding to COVID-19 Webinar - Cradles to Crayons
Our second installment of the series will highlight the work being done by Cradles to Crayons. Hear from executive director, Michal Smith, about how Cradles to Crayons responded to the needs of vulnerable families with children during the COVID-19 crisis.
May 13: Responding to COVID-19 Webinar - Broad Street Ministry
Our first installment of the series will highlight the work being done by Broad Street Ministry. Hear from executive director, Mike Dahl, about how an increasing number of Philadelphians are dealing with the challenges of food insecurity and personal hygiene during the crisis. Mike will also share how Broad Street Ministry has entered innovative collaborations to meet the needs of their guests while maintaining social distancing requirements.
April 21: Emergency grants made to nonprofit partners
Life Science Cares Philadelphia has made emergency grants in the amount of $100,000 to support our nonprofit partners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional grants of up to $200,000 will be made with the support of the Philadelphia life science community.
March 16: Update on coronavirus and LSC activities
All Life Science Cares Philadelphia volunteer events are cancelled for the next few weeks as a result of recent updated guidelines and best practices for social distancing as outlined by government agencies and the World Health Organization. This decision was reached in order to ensure the well-being of our community.
Our partners will still need your help! The recent changes we are all experiencing have a larger impact on the vulnerable populations being served by our partners. Life Science Cares Philadelphia is reaching out to our partners to understand how our industry might help now, as needs are changing quickly.
You can find ways to help on the Get Involved page of our website.We will be sharing more information about other ways to help soon!
Feb 29: How Biopharma Came Together to Impact Poverty in Boston
Interview with Rob Perez describing how and why Life Science Cares was created
Dec 16: Life Science Cares Launches in Philadelphia
Life Science Cares Launches in Philadelphia! Local life science executives gathered at Broad Street Ministry to unite the industry in an effort to reduce the impact of poverty on our neighbors. View pictures from the event here.