Mission : Seeking God's guidance and believing we are responsible to each other as members of one family, Bethesda 's mission is to find and care for the abandoned poor and be family with those who have none.
1. Adopt-a-Resident Visitor
2. Resident Companion
3. Preparer of Meals
4. Drive Organizer
5. Residential Visitor
Mission : Multi-purpose social service agency providing counseling, case management, material assistance (including shelter and emergency food and clothing), and volunteer placement services to all persons regardless of age, race and religion. Special holiday opportunities available, including serving meals to homeless, "adopting-a-family" for Thanksgiving or Christmas, and donating non-perishable food, baby items, and personal care items for those in need.
Opps: Opportunities include: working in homeless facilities, food cupboard, friendly visiting, clerical assistance and Crisis Pregnancy Hotline.
Golden Slipper Uptown Home
Phone: 215-722-2300, ext. 3045
Address: 7800 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19152
Mission : Our Mission is to serve and enhance the quality of life for all residents. We offer short- and long-term rehabilitation and nursing care to 240 residents in a compassionate environment with tradition, caring, and love. As a Jewish organization, religion and culture are interwoven into our mission to provide the highest quality of care. We offer a pastoral program that features a full-time, Board-certified rabbi to counsel and serve residents. Shabbat and weekday services, led by the Home's rabbi, are observed in the beautiful stained glass chapel. Kosher food is prepared under rabbinical supervision offering nutritionally balanced, traditional foods.
1. Russian-language visitor
2. Shabbat services escort
3. Birthday club
4. Choir leader or assistant
5. Men's recreation leader – poker, blackjack, sports trivia
6. Book club facilitator
7. Morning coffee-chat volunteer
Mission: To create a compassionate, informed, open, engaged and vibrant Jewish community - a community that respects its members' diversity... that is proud of its religious and cultural heritage... and that embraces and embodies Jewish values of education, social justice and caring for those in need. Toward that end, we provide comprehensive health, social, cultural and educational services to Jews in need in the Greater Philadelphia area and nationally. Each year, millions of dollars are raised through the Federation Allied Jewish Appeal campaign to support these regional and international programs and services.
1. Mentor new Americans
2. Help in the food pantry
The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia
Address: 701 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia , PA 19123
Mission : The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
1. Sort toys for needy families
3. Serve meals at shelters
4. Christmas kettle