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Community Partners

The Bethesda Project: The mission of the Bethesda Project is to find and care for the abandoned poor and to be family with those who have none. The home on Spruce Street is a permanent residence for 16 women who were homeless for more than a year.

Blessed Sarnelli House: Blessed Sarnelli Community is an organization dedicated to providing for the needs of people who are poor and abandoned with an emphasis on empowering young adults to share in this commitment through prayer, hospitality and service.

Broad Street Ministry: Broad Street Ministry is a broad-minded Christian community that cherishes creativity, fosters and nurtures artistic expression, extends inclusive hospitality and works for a more just world through civic engagement.

Calcutta House:  Calcutta House provides housing and other highly supportive  services for people living with AIDS in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley region.

Chester County Food Bank: The Chester County Food Bank collects, stores and distributes food to over 90 food cupboards, meal sites and social service organizations.

City of Philadelphia Health Department: The mission of the Department of Public Health is to protect the health of all Philadelphians and to promote an environment that allows us to lead healthy lives. We provide services, set policies, and enforce laws that support the dignity of all Philadelphians.

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school for students of all faiths who cannot otherwise afford a private education.  Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School nurtures and challenges young women and men to recognize and realize their full potential as they grow to love God, respect others and serve their community.

Drueding Center: The Drueding Center renews lives and restores hope by working with homeless women and their children to create two generations of self-reliant adults.

Face to Face: At Face to Face struggling families, individuals and the homeless are welcomed and treated with dignity and respect.  Our goal is to meet basic human needs and reduce suffering; thereby assisting our guests to a better future. Face to Face offers a Dining Room, a nurse managed Health Center, a Legal Center, a Social Services Center and Children’s Summer Camps and After School programs.  We also have a Washeteria where people can take a hot shower and receive a new set of clothes.

La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center: Since 1992, the Neighborhood Nursing Center has cared for at-risk families in the community through the Health Intervention Program (HIP), funded by the Philadelphia Department of Health. Through HIP, nurses, social workers, and counselors work with families with children who have special health-care needs, providing home visits, case management services, and referrals to other available resources.

MANNA: MANNA is a non-profit organization that cooks and delivers nutritious, medically-appropriate meals and provides nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease and HIV/AIDS.

Main Line Health Homecare: The Main Line Health Homecare team provides skilled services to patients who are not capable of leaving their home to get care.

Maplewood Manor: Located in the historic Germantown section of Philadelphia, Maplewood Manor offers nearly 200 skilled and intermediate beds.

PAL Logan Center: The Philadelphia Police Athletic League is an independent non-profit corporation committed to “Cops Helping Kids”. It  is comprised of 26 centers across Philadelphia serving thousands of youngsters both male and female. Each center is supervised by Philadelphia Police Officers who are assigned full-time to direct activities and oversee the young people.

The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) is a diverse coalition of over 50 member organizations and hundreds of individual members.  Its membership includes community groups, mutual assistance associations, nonprofit social and legal service providers, advocacy organizations, labor unions, faith communities, community leaders and concerned individuals Its mission is to advance immigrants’ rights and promote immigrants’ full integration into society by advocating with a unified voice for greater public understanding and welcoming public policies throughout Pennsylvania.

Philly Aids Thrift: Philadelphia AIDS Thrift’s mission is to sell donated goods through the thrift store and distribute the proceeds to local organizations involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

PSPCA : The PSPCA is dedicated to improving the lives of Pennsylvania’s animals through our core programs including: a humane law enforcement department that responds to situations of animal cruelty and neglect, an animal shelter to house the animals we have rescued and a low-cost veterinary clinic providing medical services to clients in the Philadelphia region.

Ronald McDonald House: The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope.

SHARE Food Program: 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.

Sisters Returning Home:   The mission of Sisters Returning Home is to assist women who are returning after incarceration to successfully re-establish their connection to their community and families. The goal is to help them build and develop Self-Sufficiency, Self-Reliance, Self-Esteem, and most importantly, Self-Respect.

St. Francis Inn : A Franciscan, Eucharistic community called to minister with the poor and homeless of Philadelphia. Formed in the spirit of the Gospel and inspired by the life and compassion of Francis and Clare of Assisi, the St. Francis Inn tries to meet the immediate daily needs of the people by serving food, offering clothing and hospitality.

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission:  The Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission helps meet the spiritual and practical needs of the hungry, homeless, and hurting in the Philadelphia area and in Bucks County.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children – Federal Program): The mission of WIC is to initiate and sponsor programs designed to improve the health and welfare of all low-income families in Philadelphia.