In The News

Monday, June 09, 2014
UrbanPromise's BoatWorks program was the starting point for Camden teen Siani Burgess' love for rowing. Siani Burgess didn't know picking up a canoe paddle...
Friday, March 14, 2014
After Mary Pat Christie presented the award, once cameras stopped flashing and the crowd dispersed, Jodina Hicks - the latest "New JerseyHero" - finally got to...
Friday, March 14, 2014
New Jersey first lady Mary Pat Christie on Wednesday honored Jodina Hicks, executive directorof UrbanPromise in Camden, as her second “New Jersey ­Hero” of...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
First Lady Mary Pat Christie traveled to the Camden area Wednesday to award the head of a faith-based community center and school with the New Jersey Hero...
Friday, February 28, 2014
On a forlorn, potholed stretch of Broadway in the nation's most dangerous city, middle and high school kids are happily making canoes and kayaks out of peanut...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
I KNOW that guy," Vincent Thomas screeched as Charles Tillman appeared on the 60-inch television he and dorm mates at Eastern University had gathered around on...
Friday, October 18, 2013
One week of service in Camden, N.J., inspired Souderton Area High School student Jillian Moyer to raise more than $7,000 for Urban Promise, an organization...
Friday, August 30, 2013
Hundreds of Moorestown High School students took a break from summer vacation this week to volunteer at UrbanPromise's flood-damaged CamdenForward School....
Thursday, August 29, 2013
CAMDEN — When the CamdenForward School suffered from flooding in July, Jodina Hicks knew it would take some time to repair the damage. But when asked whether...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
PENNSAUKEN — In their last week of summer vacation, hundreds of Moorestown High School students volunteered their time Monday to clean up flood damage at a...

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