Good Neighbor Grants
October 21, 2014
Good Neighbor Grants ranging from $1,000 to $1,400 were awarded to the following Charitable organizations in our area:
ASAP (After School Activities Partnership) – After School programs in Philadelphia Public Schools
Breakthrough – After school and summer education enrichment
Center in the Park – Senior Center in Germantown
Cradles to Crayons – supplies for children in need
Dignity Housing – Transitional Housing for Homeless families
Fresh Artists – Arts program serving Philadelphia Public Schools
Manna – Food for the medically disabled and homebound
Project Learn School – After school and weekend arts program
Servant Year – Episcopal Service Corp here in Philadelphia
Weavers Way Community Program – Stenton Avenue Garden teaching gardening and healthy eating at the homeless shelter located there.
Why Not Prosper – Re-entry support for women ex-offenders
Women of Faith and Hope – Breast Cancer Support in Germantown
Wyck Home and Farm – Fresh Farmers Market in Germantown
Yes! And Creative Arts – After-School Arts program in Germantown
October 3, 2013
The Outreach Committee voted Good Neighbor Grants of $1,500 each to the following local charities:
ASAP (After School Activities Partnership) - After school enrichment through Chess and Scrabble, locally at Lovett Library.
Breakthrough - Highly Effective Educational Enrichment for low-income students in the Philadelphia Public Schools.
Boys and Girls Club, Germantown - After school literacy education for Public School Children in Germantown.
Center in the Park - A senior center in Vernon Park, Germantown.
Cradles to Crayons - School supplies, clothing, books and more for low income children.
Manna - Specialty home delivered meals for individuals and families suffering from chronic illness.
Wyck Farmers Market - Fresh Vegetables and nutrition education in the heart of Germantown at the Wyck Historic Site.
Yes! And - An after school and summer collaborative arts program based at Germantown Mennonite Congregation.
The Committee focused locally on the Germantown community and on the needs of school-aged children and families, mindful of the crisis in our Public Schools.
Camp Get Along
Fresh Visions Youth Theatre Company
Meals on Wheels
New Directions for Women
St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic
St. James School
Weaver’s Way Community Program
Women of Faith and Hope, Inc.