Tag Archives: Elkins Park

The Mitzvah Food Project

The Mitzvah Food Project 2100 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19143 Contact: Deirdre Mulligan, Food Project Manager, 215-832-0509, foodproject@jfgp.org Many members of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Community face food insecurity. In fact, approximately 11,300 Jewish individuals in the region live with the threat of hunger and/or malnutrition. On a larger scale, nearly 3 out of 10 Philadelphians live below the federal poverty line, where a scarcity of nutritious food often undermines their overall health and well-being. The Jewish Federation’s Mitzvah Food Project addresses hunger and malnutrition by providing nutritious food and basic staples in a caring and dignified manner to individuals and […]


Friends of High School Park

Friends of High School Park 7910 Montgomery Avenue Elkins Park, PA 19027 Contact: Kevin Reis info@fhsp.org 215-782-8082 High School Park, 11 acres of meadow, woodland, and creek side is located in the heart of Elkins Park. The mission of our non-profit organization is to create and maintain a native plant preserve of local species, including plants, birds, and insects, for the benefit of the community.  We need many hands to meet this goal. You may be looking for a mitzvah project that is connected to nature and ecology. This could be the perfect match! Our “Adopt a Spot” program helps volunteers to […]