New service grants awarded

Collaborative volunteers will provide Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation with facade improvement consultations for the Ridge Avenue Commercial Corridor. The mission of Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation is to improve the quality of life in the Francisville community through commercial and residential equitable development and to implement programs designed to develop youth, aid senior citizens, and generally invest in the people of Francisville.

Interim House, Inc., located in Northwest Philadelphia, empowers women to recover from drug and alcohol addiction, pursue healthy lifestyles and find purpose and meaning in their lives. A conceptual design will help Interim House develop a strategy for improving  its residential and outpatient programs– and respond to a growing need.

Finally, a service grant to Masterman Home & School Association/Masterman Foundation will result in a conceptual design for improving the library at Julia R. Masterman Middle and High School. Masterman Home & School Association/Masterman Foundation is a non-profit, non-sectarian and non-partisan organization for the promotion of cooperation between the home, school and community that coordinates efforts of staff and parents for the growth, education and development of children and raises funds to further the goals of the school.

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