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Nationalities Service Center

Posted April 30, 2014

Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a non-profit organization that provides social, educational, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area. Volunteer opportunities are available in general administration, development/fundraising, ESL/education, immigration legal services, the senior center, and social services/refugee resettlement. Website: See to learn more about volunteering with NSC. Phone: […]

Lutheran Settlement House

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. The mission of Lutheran Settlement House is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services. LSH has various programs […]

Genesis Housing Corporation

Posted April 30, 2014

Genesis Housing Corporation is dedicated to the development of affordable housing and to the education of consumers on housing and financial issues. Genesis Housing Corporation rehabilitates vacant and owner occupied properties throughout Montgomery County including special programs in Pottstown and Norristown. Volunteers help with grant writing, research on housing areas, and administrative tasks. Website: […]

Dignity Housing

Posted April 30, 2014

Established in 1988, Dignity Housing is the first housing and supportive services program in the nation to be founded and guided by homeless people and activists.  Since its inception, Dignity has provided both quality, affordable housing and supportive services to thousands of people – primarily single African American women and their children. Heads of households […]

Banking on Our Future Philadelphia

Posted April 30, 2014

Banking on Our Future Philadelphia is one of many programs organized by Operation Hope, a national organization which works to improve financial literacy among low-income communities. Since 2004, Banking on Our Future (BOOF), Philadelphia has provided youth with financial literacy education. BOOF classes are free of charge for schools and communities. They are led by […]

Change 4 a Dollar

Posted April 30, 2014

Change 4 a Dollar is a not for profit organization which works to provide youth with financial education. Volunteers work in Philadelphia classrooms to teach students financial literacy. Website: Phone: (215) 550-1081 Email: Location: 5720 Media Street, Philadelphia, PA 19131 (Click here for a map) *This site is accessible via public transportation from […]

Sustainable Business Network

Posted April 30, 2014

Mission: The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public. Service/Programs Offered: Initiatives include the Buy Local Philly campaign, […]

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