Courtesy Stable 900 E Cathedral Rd, Philadelphia, PA19128 Courtesy Stable is a nonprofit agency dedicated to serving horses and the people of the community. It provides riding…More lessons (for a fee), boarding of privately-owned hoarses, and opportunities for other groups (like the Girl Scouts) to learn about equestrian care. Nestled in a suburban-like community on the edge of Roxborough/Andorra, this lovely stable is a serene getaway to learn and enjoy.
Starfinder Foundation 4015 Main St, Philadelphia, PA19127 Founded in 2002, and based in Manayunk, the Starfinder Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing…More leadership, love of learning, commitment, responsibility and character in kids from under served communities.
Offering participation in soccer activities, educational programs and enrichment services led by athletes, local professionals and people who are interested in serving as mentors for area children; Starfinder participants are taught the game, discipline, teamwork, respect and critical thinking through a variety of programs.
Starfinder has renovated a 30,000 square foot indoor facility and also organizes after school and summer programs at schools and recreation facilities.
The rewards of participating in the Starfinder program extend well beyond the soccer pitch, with the program's seniors graduating from highschool at a rate of 98% (versus the 46% of their peers, cited by the PA school system) and pursuing post-secondary education at a rate of 85%.