Category Archives: Resources – General

March/April 2014

Upcoming Events & Volunteer Opportunities Saturday, April 5 Philly Spring Cleanup More than 20,000 volunteers came out for the 7th annual Philly Spring Cleanup this year! Check back for a full recap next month. Saturday, April 12 Community Paint Day … Continue reading

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Video Tutorials

Check out the new video from the City of Philadelphia about how to use the myPhillyRising Mobile App, particularly the tutorials at the end! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjGB95_IVv8

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Nurse-Family Partnership

Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership provides in-home support to first time mothers throughout pregnancy until the baby is 2 years old. The program has its Philadelphia headquarters in Fishtown but serves the entire city. Visit http://www.nursefamilypartnership.org/ for more information.

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Martin Luther King Day Events

Friday, January 10 Packaging Donations at St. Barnabas Mission Volunteers will spend the morning bagging up goods for women living at St. Barnabas and their families, and they will spend the afternoon sorting the bags to distribute them. Women will … Continue reading

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Young Scholars High School Program

The Young Scholars program allows exceptional high school juniors and seniors in Philadelphia to enroll in undergraduate courses at the University of Pennsylvania while finishing their high school education. Up to two courses per academic year are provided at no … Continue reading

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Philly 311: Your Connection to City Hall

Connects you to City departments and employees Answers your questions about the City of Philadelphia Tracks your request until the problem is solved Updates you on events hosted by the City of Philadelphia Call 311 for info about: Animals & … Continue reading

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Community Partnership Program

The Community Partnership Program (CCP) loans out tools and supplies to volunteers in community groups, schools, businesses, and residents engaged in cleaning and maintaining their neighborhoods. CPP can also help coordinate the bagged trash pick up after the clean up is completed. How to … Continue reading

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