See the good in the world

This post is written by Phil Johnson, LiveUp Philly volunteer!  2016 has provided us a laundry list of things to be sad about. That said, I find my resolve in the fundamental good nature of the world unshaken. It’s very difficult to be a part of something like LiveUp and not leave with an inherent understanding […]

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LiveUp Philly 2016: The Recap

Is LiveUp Philly 2016 already over?  We can’t believe that the weekend flew by so quickly. Here are some highlights:   Water Park Fun: On Saturday morning our group beat the heat and headed to Sahara Sam’s for the ultimate water park experience.  The crowd favorites were the family tube slide and the wave pool.   […]

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Countdown to LiveUp Philly 2016!

This post is written by Todd Pontius, director at LiveUp Philly this Memorial Day Weekend! Salutations LiveUp Family! Can you believe that LiveUp Season is right around the corner??  In only a few days, we’ll be reuniting with old friends, forging new relationships, and Living it Up (pun intended) in “the Birthplace of America!”  That’s right, 2016’s programs of […]

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LiveUp is ready for Philly! 

This post is written by Rachael Durkin, director at LiveUp Philly this Memorial Day Weekend! The directors are wrapping up the last minute details as we approach LiveUp Philly in a few short weeks. I always know LiveUp season is upon us when I get texts from participants about the dinner dance requesting their favorite songs to […]

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Volunteer while you’re young!

Today’s post comes from Kerri, Director at LiveUp Philly!  “Giving my time back to a cause as grand as what LiveUp aspires to accomplish was an unbelievable experience. I’ve found myself talking to a lot of friends and coworkers ever since I returned to NYC, and each time I’ve explained the weekend I found myself […]

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Parent Perspective: Briana’s experience

Briana has been part of LiveUp since the beginning…and we’re so excited to hear what her family has to say about her experience… There are not enough positive words in the English language to thank all of you for the excellence that is LiveUp!!!! I cannot begin to thank you enough for the wonderful opportunity that is […]

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LiveUp Philly fun!

I am so very proud of all of the participants and mentors for keeping the energy and spirits high during our fun-packed (and activity-filled) day!  We started out at the absolutely breathtaking Magic Gardens, where we were able to make our own mosaic tiles!  Then went to the Philadelphia Walking Tour– big shout out to our […]

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