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Faces of Philanthropy

At Life Science Cares Philadelphia, we’re focused on making an impact in the community by uniting our collective life sciences industry to reduce the impact of poverty on our neighbors. That’s why we’re truly humbled to have been selected as an honoree of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2021 Faces of Philanthropy. Thank you to our board members, advisory board, and nonprofit partners. Read the announcement 


Mid Winter Newsletter

You don't have to go to the post office to learn about the latest activities at Life Science Cares Philadelphia  Read the Newsletter 


LSC & Philadelphia Futures Partner to Launch Project Onramp 

Life Science Cares in partnership with Philadelphia Futures announced Project Onramp Philadelphia – a program designed to connect high-potential, economically disadvantaged Philadelphia college students with paid summer internships at life science companies. Read the full story.


Read the coverage in Philly,PhillyMag, BioBuzz and Philadelphia Business Journal 

MEET OUR PARTNERS Virtual Event Thursday

Meet Our Partners: Virtual Event

Our nonprofit partners shared information about their work in the communities they serve and how you can get involved. Watch a brief video clip to learn more about our partners!

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Winter Newsletter

Learn about the latest activities at Life Science Cares Philadelphia 

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January 6: Life Science Cares Philadelphia featured in BioBuzz

Life Science Cares Philly Takes Aim at Poverty in Philadelphia 

BioBuzz Article by Alex Keown Read More

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December 18: Grants to partners 

We are excited to provide $220,000 in grants to our amazing partner organizations working to alleviate poverty, provide education and training, and encourage economic sustainability for our community. Read More

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July 29: Life Sciences PA Members Support Life Science Cares 

Thank you to the Life Sciences Pennsylvania members who provided financial support to Life Science Cares Philadelphia.

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June 29: Life Science Cares Philadelphia Featured in LabNotes 

This week's LabNotes from Collier's Philadelphia features  Joseph Fetterman's video interview with Pete Wolf of Life Science Cares Philadelphia.

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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!

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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!

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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

Life Science Leader March 2020 by Rob Wright

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Jan 23: A new Philly nonprofit connects life science pros to poverty-fighting volunteer opportunities

Philadelphia’s 50,000-plus life science professionals now have a direct line to volunteering opportunities in their city. Philly and Generocity by Marybeth Gerdelmann

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Dec 17: Life sciences industry group targeting poverty expands into Philadelphia

Vin Milano will serve as chairman of Life Sciences Care Philadelphia

Philadelphia Business Journal article by John George

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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.

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Autumn Newsletter

Learn about our Autumn activities!

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June / July Newsletter

Get involved to create a more just society.

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May Newsletter

Stay connected with your community with Life Science Cares. 

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April Newsletter

We are supporting our non-profit partners during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

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March Newsletter

Spring into action with Life Science Cares Philadelphia and find out why volunteering is the best medicine. 

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February Newsletter

Philadelphia's life science community is volunteering! Learn more about how you can get involved.

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January Newsletter

Learn more about Life Science Cares Philadelphia's initial non-profit partners.

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