Our Service Partners
A current list of organizations we partner with. (May 2019) The groups vary from advocacy, environmental action, soup kitchens, mentoring, and more. Listed below are a few our Philadelphia urban partners. We're always looking to develop more relationships with Philadelphia-based organizations.
St. Luke's Nutrition Ministry
Through the various Community Nutrition Programs at St. Luke's Germantown we offer meals to 1,800 people a month. From breakfasts, lunches, dinners and Food Cupboard, serving meals to those in need.
URDC (Urban Resource Development)
RDC purchases and renovates abandoned or dilapidated houses and then sells them to first time home buyers.
Aid For Friends
Aid For Friends seeks to alleviate hunger and loneliness for isolated, home-bound individuals. The organization serves around 2,200 people/year -- that makes them 10X bigger than any other meal service program in the area!
The Awbury Arboretum seeks to preserve and interpret Awbury's historic house and landscape, thereby connecting an urban community with nature and history. Awbury hosts events throughout the year to teach neighbors in Germantown about farming and gardening.
Seeking God's guidance and believing that we are all members of one family, the mission of Bethesda Project is to find and care for the abandoned poor and to be family with those who have none.
Center in the Park
Center in the Park is a non-profit community center in Northwest Philadelphia primarily focused on the needs of older people. The Center fosters respect, independence, and personal growth for each individual.
City Camp is an urban day camp adventure serving parishes of the Diocese of Pennsylvania to families in their local communities. Through creative and innovative activities and programs, children and you build community and encounter the Gospel through games, songs, storytelling, and more.
The Episcopal Church of the Advocate
The Advocate Center for Culture and Education (ACCE) unites community residents, volunteers, churches, service providers and educational institutions in a cooperative effort of mutual support and learning to improve the life prospects and well-being of North Philadelphia residents.
Face To Face
Face to Face meets basic human needs and reduces suffering. With hospitality, they provide a safe environment and practical tools, which enable the people of their community to confront personal challenges, empower their
lives, and fulfill their unique potential.
Free Library of Philadelphia
The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. The Free Library has 56 branches with 6 million visitors each year!
The gardens at the historic Grumblethorpe house in Germantown are tended by children in the Grumblethorpe Education Program with assistance from middle and high school volunteers under the guidance of Grumblethorpe educators. They provide educational opportunities for children and fresh food for the local community.
Greener Partners seeks to create healthy communities through food, farms, and education. With a diverse range of projects throughout the Philadelphia region, they seek to make local food accessible by offering multiple ways of experiencing fresh, local food in our communities.
Heeding God's Call
Heeding God’s Call advocates for faith communities to make commitments, raise their voices and take action to prevent gun violence in Philadelphia.
Especially for people at acute nutritional risk due to life-threatening illness, MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) prepares and delivers delicious nourishing meals and counsel, empowering individuals to battle illness and improve their quality of life.
Philabundance seeks to reduce hunger and food insecurity in the Delaware Valley by providing food access to people in
partnership with organizations and individuals.
Philadelphia Girls and Boys Club of America
In Philadelphia’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods, 65% of children live in poverty and 54% do not complete high
school. Boys and Girls Clubs offer young people in these communities a positive, safe place to learn and grow.
Project HOME seeks to empower adults, children, and families to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty, to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty, and to enable all of us to attain our fullest potential as individuals and as members of the broader society.
St. James School
St. James School is a faith-based Philadelphia middle school in the Episcopal tradition, committed to educating traditionally under-resourced students in a nurturing environment.
St. John’s Hospice
Saint John’s Hospice seeks to be a community grounded in faith and service where homeless persons find dignity, respect, nourishment, and opportunities for new beginnings. Saint John’s Hospice provides a noon meal to 300-350 men each weekday.
SHARE Food Program, INC.
The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism. Families who receive food from SHARE also volunteer there!