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PennEnvironment

Posted February 18, 2016

Mission: PennEnvironment is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization focused on issues of special importance to the state of Pennsylvania. A constituent of the national organization Environment America, PennEnvironment works to better the environment through a number of approaches, including the protection of the natural heritage and health of residents, and promotion of sustainable resource […]

Weavers Way Cooperative Association

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: Weavers Way Cooperative Association is a member-owned, cooperative grocery store with locations in West Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. The association’s mission is to operate a grocery-based consumer organization that is owned and governed by its members, and to build community, both within its membership and in the Northwest Philadelphia area. The initiative to […]

Center for Environmental Transformation

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: Founded by a Roman Catholic community, the Center for Environmental Transformation directs its efforts to all people, particularly those who live in the neighborhood of Waterfront South and the City of Camden, NJ.  The mission of the CFET is to educate people into a more environmentally responsible way of living. They seek to engage […]

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public. Service/Programs Offered: Initiatives include the Buy Local Philly campaign, […]

United By Blue

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: United By Blue is a unique outdoor apparel store/coffee shop located in Old City Philadelphia that is driven by the idea of associating the sale of each product with a concrete environmental action. For every product sold, UBB removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company organized and hosted cleanups. Programs/Service […]

350.org

Posted January 28, 2016

350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. 350.org works in almost every country in the world on campaigns like fighting coal power plants in India, stopping the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S, and divesting […]

Radnor Middle School Watershed Program

Posted January 28, 2016

Mission: Watershed is an Integrated Learning Program for Seventh Graders at the Radnor Middle School in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The nationally and internationally recognized Watershed Program was founded  in 1987, and for twenty- four years, Watershed has been a yearlong full day program, which has replaced the traditional 7th grade curriculum. Skills and concepts are integrated […]

Bartram’s Gardens

Posted April 7, 2014

Mission: Situated on the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Bartram’s Garden is best known as the home, farm, and garden of John Bartram (1699-1777), America’s first naturalist botanist and plant explorer. The non-profit John Bartram Association, in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia, seeks to preserve the historical legacy of the site while […]

Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society

Posted April 2, 2014

Mission: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. PAWS is the city’s largest no-kill shelter and operates a high-volume, low-cost clinic serving pet owners and rescue organizations that lack access to affordable basic veterinary care. Programs/Services Offered: PAWS provides extensive low-cost vet care, […]

Animal Control and Care Philadelphia

Posted April 2, 2014

Mission: The Animal Control and Care Team of Philadelphia (ACCT Philly) is contracted by the City to “provide shelter, care and life saving efforts for homeless, abandoned, and abused animals and protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Philadelphia, providing a benefit to all of the citizens of the City regardless of […]

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