Manayunk Development Corporation 4312 Main St, Philadelphia, PA19127 Devoted to continued economic development within Manayunk, the Manayunk Development Corporation is a nonprofit,…More member-based organization located on Main St. Founded in 1992 after two similar groups merged, this nonprofit organizes events, maintains the downtown business district, and promotes Manayunk in the city and suburbs. The group recently changed offices and is now directly located on Main St. Jane Lipton is the executive director.
Roxborough Home for Women 601 Leverington Ave, Philadelphia, PA19128 Roxborough Home for Women is a private, nonprofit Personal Care Home that provides low-cost private rooms, 24-hour care…More by medically-trained staff and a family-like environment for senior women throughout the community.
Greenridge Counseling Center 6122 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA19128 Since 1969, nonprofit Interac has been offering an array of programs that include art classes and job placement. Its…More services and programs, both off- and on-site, target the areas of behavioral health, developmental disabilities and aging, with the goal of helping people thrive. The organization employs more than 400 people; the Ridge Ave location is its community center.
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.
Starshine Salon 4456 Main St, Philadelphia, PA19127 Starshine Salon is a full-service salon that provides hair care services to men, women and kids. Services include hair…More cuts, coloring and styling. Students, nonprofit workers, art union members and senior citizens are entitled to a discount on services, and Starshine Salon also participates in various charitable events in the community. In addition, Starshine features work by local artists each month, and hosts a creative writing group. Classes on hairstyling also are available for licensed stylists.
Bike & Build 6109 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA19128 Bike & Build is a nonprofit that organizes coast-to-coast biking trips in which participants serve building projects…More such as Habitat for Humanity. Whether you ride to raise money or join up on a ride that actually stops at building locations in order to volunteer, you will have an incredible experience. You'll feel good physically and have the opportunity to be a part of something that is bigger than yourself as you help another person attain a home.
North Light Community Center 175 Green Ln, Philadelphia, PA19127 With origins in Manayunk starting in 1936, the North Light Community Centers serves children, young adults and adults…More in Manayunk, Roxborough, Wissahickon and Andorra. From after-school help to community theater to internship programs and job search help, North Light is a nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors and operated by a small, full-time staff. Irene Madrak is the executive director.
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%.