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A list of selected local nonprofits:
- Eco Cycling
ecocycling.org The Eco Cycling team helps to grow and spread awareness regarding the environmental issues facing us as individuals, families and communities.
genphilly.org A network of emerging professionals who are inspiring Philadelphians to connect with older adults through their work and personal lives.
- Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger
hungercoalition.org Takes a comprehensive, multipronged approach to fighting hunger that includes education, outreach and advocacy.
hopeworks.org Provides training for in-school and out of school youth in state-of-the art computer applications: Web site design, geographic information services (GIS), computer networking and repair, and video.
- ICON Philadelphia
iconphiladelphia.org Works to create a cohesive community of Asian Americans from all backgrounds through community service, social networking, cultural awareness, and professional development events.
- North Light Community Center (NLCC)
northlightcommunitycenter.org In Manayunk - a place where... children come to learn and play... where their parents come for advice and assistance. Where neighbors meet... to discuss community issues... and new solutions are forged.
philabundance.org Reduces hunger and food insecurity in the Delaware Valley by providing food access to those in need in partnership with organizations and individuals.
- Philadelphia Academies
academiesinc.org Serves as an intermediary, bringing the financial and human resources of the business community into Philadelphia public schools, providing work and life readiness skills, making connections to internship experiences, and offering scholarships that provide a path toward a productive life.
- Philadelphia Area New Media Association (PANMA)
panma.org We are web designers, graphic artists, database developers, programmers, information architects, marketers and other professionals supporting the regional digital development community.
- Philadelphia Science Fiction Society
psfs.org A non-profit organization that meets to discuss and promote science fiction and fantasy in literature, the arts, and popular culture.
- PLUG (Philadelphia Linux Users Group)
phillylinux.org PLUG is a group of Linux users in the Greater Philadelphia area that run a mailing list and several local meetings per month. Their goal is to support Linux users and to maintain the community.
- Solutions For Progress
solutionsforprogress.com Assisting low and moderate-income individuals and families to sustainably move out of poverty through the application of technology that improves the efficiency of government to deliver assistance that can be obtained easily and with dignity. See Also The Benefit Bank solutionsforprogress.com/TBB/index.php.
- The A-Space
a-space.org In West Philadelphia, a collectively run anarchist community center and art gallery.