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April 10 Update

Posted on May 20, 2020 at 3:30 PM

On March 16th, beginning at midnight, the Governor mandated closure of all day-care facilities, and on March 19, 2020 the Governor announced the Closure of All Businesses That Are Not Life-Sustaining. Since child care is not considered life-sustaining in general, all child care certain are to remain closed until the Governor lifts the closure mandate.

Until Governor Wolf lifts the order, child care programs in Pennsylvania must remain closed unless they meet a specific requirement such ...

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Kids Grab & Go Update

Posted on May 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM

We are still providing meals to go for ALL children at our Longshore location (4416 Longshore Avenue)! Same days and times.

Meals distributed to PreK kids, but expansion is needed

Posted on April 10, 2020 at 11:20 PM


Chef Chip Panico’s mission is keeping PreK kids fed and nourished. The School District of Philadelphia is providing free meals to students during the school year and the shutdown – but what about families with children aged 6 months to Pre-K?


Thanks to funding secured by It Takes a Village to Feed One Child, a nonprofit that provides meals to children, Panico is able to distribute meals to those young ones in need. On Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a....

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Free Meals for Our Families

Posted on April 10, 2020 at 11:20 PM

Happy Birthday, Mayor Kenney!

Posted on August 12, 2019 at 10:05 PM

Last week we had the opportunity to show Mayor Jim Kenney our new facility at Longshore, which hosts a PHLpreK program, and surprise him with a birthday celebration! Check out a video from the event below:

Grand Opening of New Facility!

Posted on February 6, 2019 at 9:05 AM

We are excited to announce great opening a new facility at 4416 Longshore Avenue in Philadelphia!

The new facility will be larger than our current facility on Longshore Avenue, and is open and ready to enroll for summer camp  of 2019.

We encourage anyone interested to call  (215) 333-2211 in order to get a spot for our summer program. Detai...

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Your new weekend plans + Easter celebrations!

Posted on March 19, 2018 at 9:05 PM

You've got plenty of options. Try fishing in Fishtown, see a free show at the Free Library, or take some time for family art appreciation at PAFA or the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Click here to see a list of family fun events happening in Philly!

Celebrate Easter? Hunt eggs, brunch with the Easter Bunny, and celebrate spring ...

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Tips to Help Your Child Succeed!

Posted on January 17, 2018 at 6:10 PM

How can you help your child succeed in the classroom?


  • Making sure your child attends class every day he/she is healthy.
  • Giving your child a sense of pride in his/her schoolwork.

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Summer Camp Information Now Posted!

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Grants for Homeowners

Posted on January 27, 2016 at 6:40 PM


Foundations pledge $1m to repair Philadelphia rowhouses



The Healthy Rowhouse Project has announced that it has received nearly $1 million in grants to fund a three-year project to create new programs to repair the homes of low-income renters and homeowners in Philadelphia. The grants include $820,228 from Oak Foundation for the first three years of the project and $175,000 from The Barra Foundation.


The funding will e...

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