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Many in the inner-city do not have family and friends to turn to for help and advice. Cast Your Cares provides a much needed service by helping neighbors get the council and guidance they need. They match the need with the available service provider.
Philadelphia Pharmacy is a fixture of North Philly—a small business that does good in the neighborhood, it has been painted twice before by artist Parris Stancell. In 2017, we painted it a third time with artist Cesar Viveros, who was inspired by community stories about medicine, from homemade herbal remedies to mom-and-pop drugstores. His own memories of aloe vera and herbal teas helped him create a mural about the sense of human compassion that should be more present in today’s world.
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. At Merakey, we do not have to refer individuals out of our system for additional services, but rather we can design a system around that person. Merakey continues to be the safety net for people who otherwise could not afford care.
As a former Type 2 Diabetic, I know the importance of healthy eating. I also know that the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains provided by nature can improve our overall health. We believe simple ingredients that are locally sourced, sustainably grown and harvested create the most delicious desserts.
MISSION Rock to the Future provides student-driven music programs in a safe and supportive environment at no cost for Philadelphia youth. We prepare the next generation for every stage. VISION We envision that all youth in Philadelphia will unlock their fullest potential through the benefits of learning music. VALUES We believe in the power of music to improve lives. We value: collaboration, progression, courage, harmony & rocking out!
The SSJ Welcome Center was established to respond to the needs of newcomers in our neighborhood, community and country. We recognize the many challenges immigrants face as they begin a new life in our country. From learning English, to finding jobs, to communicating with their children’s teachers, to navigating the healthcare system, our students face daily struggles. We aim to educate and provide resources to these friends.
The Open Kitchen Sculpture Garden, is a visionary project that encompasses a diverse set of goals in order to address a wide range of issues that face this neighborhood. The intent is to engage and connect with resources that already exist and provide a creative artistic outlet so that community members can participate in their own transformation. The project is grounded on the simple and down to earth concept of exchange and sharing.
Women's Community Revitalization Project has established itself as a leader in advocating for equitable, healthy community development as well as support for local women and their families. In addition to developing affordable housing, the organization leads community organizing campaigns aimed at shaping public policy outcomes, manages its properties and provides supportive services to tenants and communities throughout Philadelphia.