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A mental health and community-based arts program led by The City of Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program and Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health.

 

  • HOW TO HELP: Volunteer (weekdays primarily) at our refugee community center at 8 and Snyder and affiliated programs for refugees, donate money and resources.  Clearances required for all volunteers! Daily programs include: ESL, after school, senior programs, women's empowerment and community arts programs. 
  • CONTACT: Melissa Fogg | Melissa.Fogg@MuralArts.org
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HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal and supportive services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to assure their fair treatment and full integration into American society.

HIAS Pennsylvania advocates for just and inclusive public policies and practices.


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Nationalities Service Center prepares and empowers immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia region to transcend challenging circumstances by providing comprehensive client-centered services to build a solid foundation for a self-sustaining and dignified future.


Accelerating immigrant integration and economic advancement through education and training, employment and entrepreneurship.

 

  • HOW TO HELP: Tutor an adult with limited English proficiency, help jobseekers draft resumes and prepare for interviews, hire an immigrant, mentor immigrant professionals restarting their careers in the U.S., and support immigrant entrepreneurs. We also need help with PR, communications, social media.We also need help with PR, communications, social media.
  • CONTACT: Eric Rosenfeld, Special Assistant to the President & CEOeric@welcomingcenter.org  215-557-2626
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Welcoming the Stranger is a non-profit educational ministry that provides free educational opportunities to immigrants and refugees in the United States. We do this in response to Jesus' instruction to his disciples that they should always welcome the strangers in their midst (Matt. 25:35). We provide free classes in English, computer skills, and citizenship preparation to adult immigrants and refugees in Lower Bucks County and Northeast Philadelphia. Classes are offered to all students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or national origin.

  • HOW TO HELP: We need help with fundraising, outreach, and administrative tasks. Limited number of teaching opportunities are available as well. We accept any and all people who would like to join our family!
  • CONTACT:  Megan Eubank, Executive Director | meg@welcomingthestranger.org  215-702-3445
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Our mission is to support immigrants, refugees, and marginalized communities as they seek access to opportunities, which would advance the condition of their lives in the United States.

 

 

  • HOW TO HELP:  Funding and volunteers
  • CONTACT:  Andy Toy, Communications & Development Director | atoy@seamaac.org  215-467-0690
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Our mission is to bridge the gap between those that are not eligible for free legal services but are not able to afford regular attorney fees.

  • HOW TO HELP:  Funding and volunteers
  • CONTACT:  Mary Chicorelli, Founder / Executive Director | mfc@equalaccesslegal.org  (215) 834-9227
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