UPCOMING EVENTS

Philly Farm Crew at Union Baptist Church August 21

Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday | August 21, 2018

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Volunteering at Our Closet Pop-Up Shop August 29

Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday | August 29, 2018

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Philly Farm Crew at Open Kitchen Garden September 9

Philadelphia, PA

Sunday | September 9, 2018

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Volunteering at Our Closet Pop-Up Shop September 12

Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday | September 12, 2018

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Volunteering at Our Closet Pop-Up Shop September 14

Philadelphia, PA

Friday | September 14, 2018

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Philly Farm Crew at Open Kitchen Garden September 23

Philadelphia, PA

Sunday | September 23, 2018

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Philly Farm Crew at Union Baptist Church August 21

Philly Farm Crew is a joint program of Jewish Farm School and Repair the World. The program aims to support urban farmers in Philadelphia by coordinating and recruiting adult volunteers to assist with urban farm work. Philly Farm Crew focuses on engaging people in community-centered volunteering and providing space for experiential food justice education.

Date

Tuesday | August 21, 2018

Time

10 AM-12PM eastern time

Location

1910 Fitzwater ST
Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Volunteering at Our Closet Pop-Up Shop August 29

Our Closet provides free clothing to vulnerable Philadelphians through pop-up shops around Philadelphia. As a volunteer-driven organization, Our Closet relies on volunteers to run these pop-up shops, typically open weekly. We need 7-10 volunteer “sales associates” to assist our shoppers during each pop-up shop. The time commitment for a sales associate is 4 hours, which involved setting up the shop, assisting community members as they look for clothing, and cleaning up at the end of the day.

Date

Wednesday | August 29, 2018

Time

9AM - 1PM eastern time

Location

1801 Diamond St
Philadelphia, PA, 19121

Philly Farm Crew at Open Kitchen Garden September 9

Philly Farm Crew is a joint program of Jewish Farm School and Repair the World. The program aims to support urban farmers in Philadelphia by coordinating and recruiting adult volunteers to assist with urban farm work. Philly Farm Crew focuses on engaging people in community-centered volunteering and providing space for experiential food justice education.

Date

Sunday | September 9, 2018

Time

3PM-6PM eastern time

Location

2251 N Philip ST
Philadelphia, PA, 19133

Volunteering at Our Closet Pop-Up Shop September 12

Our Closet provides free clothing to vulnerable Philadelphians through pop-up shops around Philadelphia. As a volunteer-driven organization, Our Closet relies on volunteers to run these pop-up shops, typically open weekly. We need 7-10 volunteer “sales associates” to assist our shoppers during each pop-up shop. The time commitment for a sales associate is 4 hours, which involved setting up the shop, assisting community members as they look for clothing, and cleaning up at the end of the day.

Date

Wednesday | September 12, 2018

Time

9AM - 1PM eastern time

Location

255 Cobbs Creek Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA, 19139

Volunteering at Our Closet Pop-Up Shop September 14

Our Closet provides free clothing to vulnerable Philadelphians through pop-up shops around Philadelphia. As a volunteer-driven organization, Our Closet relies on volunteers to run these pop-up shops, typically open weekly. We need 7-10 volunteer “sales associates” to assist our shoppers during each pop-up shop. The time commitment for a sales associate is 4 hours, which involved setting up the shop, assisting community members as they look for clothing, and cleaning up at the end of the day.

Date

Friday | September 14, 2018

Time

9AM - 1PM eastern time

Location

2111 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Philly Farm Crew at Open Kitchen Garden September 23

Philly Farm Crew is a joint program of Jewish Farm School and Repair the World. The program aims to support urban farmers in Philadelphia by coordinating and recruiting adult volunteers to assist with urban farm work. Philly Farm Crew focuses on engaging people in community-centered volunteering and providing space for experiential food justice education.

Date

Sunday | September 23, 2018

Time

3PM-6PM eastern time

Location

2251 N Philip ST
Philadelphia, PA, 19133

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Our Work

From underfunded schools that scrounge for funds for copy paper to the highest poverty and obesity rates among big cities in the US, Philly faces some dire challenges in confronting education and food injustices. Repair the World: Philadelphia partners with local and community-based organizations like the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children and Broad Street Ministry as it seeks to build a kinder and more equitable city.

OUR TEAM

    • Dani Horn

      Interim Director, Repair the World Philadelphia

    • Dani Horn

      Interim Director, Repair the World Philadelphia
      Danielle was born and raised in a suburb of Philadelphia. She grew up attending Beth Sholom Congregation, being involved with United Synagogue Youth, and spent her summers at Ramah Poconos. Since 4th grade she has had a passion for education and went onto University of Maryland where she received her B.S. in Middle School Math and Science. Danielle was able to infuse both her interest in service and education through America Counts, TerpThon and UMD's Hillel. After graduation she wished to bring her love of education outside the classroom and served as an Education Justice Fellow in New York City. Danielle went on to become a Team Leader in Philadelphia and is thrilled to be staying on full time with Repair the World Philadelphia as a Program Manager. In her free time you can find Danielle exploring the city, eating delicious foods and running! 
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  • Kari Collins

    Workshop Coordinator, Repair the World: Philadelphia

  • Kari Collins

    Workshop Coordinator, Repair the World: Philadelphia
    Kari has been Repair Philadelphia's Workshop Coordinator since 2014. He's a graduate of Iliff School of Theology and Hampshire College. She's passionate about how faith can forge community outside of worship, so Repair the World is a perfect fit. In the other half of his work-time, she's the Building Administrator for the interfaith Calvary Center for Community and Culture, also in West Philadelphia. Outside of work, he can mostly be found on her back deck, trying to stop his cat from climbing trees.[email protected]
  • Rel Bogom-Shanon

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia

  • Rel Bogom-Shanon

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia
    Rel recently graduated from Skidmore College as an American Studies Major and a Studio Art Minor. She believes justice is only possible when people work together to create change and wants to learn how to foster and mobilize local communities around food justice issues. Rel was co-president of her Hillel at Skidmore and spent her summers working at Eden Village Camp as Food and Farm Road Trip Staff.
  • Megan Brookens

    Team Leader, Repair the World Philadelphia

  • Megan Brookens

    Team Leader, Repair the World Philadelphia
    Megan has been participating in education and environmental justice efforts in Philadelphia on both a citywide policy level at the Mayor's Office of Education and on the ground level at community-based organizations. This summer she is working as a Farm Education Intern with Grow Philly on an organic farm that primarily supports refugee and immigrant community members in South Philly. Megan just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Urban Studies.
  • Jamie Fox

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia

  • Jamie Fox

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia
    Jamie majored in Deaf Studies at Towson University where they were also the Director of Civic Engagement for the university’s Residence Government. They planned community service events and increased philanthropy and sustainability efforts for all on-campus residents. They are excited to participate in the Repair the World Fellowship they will incorporate their passions for education and social justice into their daily life. They love to travel and have been to 26 states and 6 countries.
  • Haley Needle

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia

  • Haley Needle

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia
    Haley went to Muhlenberg College and California Institute of Integral Studies where they majored in Interdisciplinary Studies and Sociology. They spent 10 months as a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow where they taught English to small groups of children for 10 months in Be'er Sheva. They are passionate about giving back and being of service and feel that the Repair the World Fellowship is a great opportunity to do that. They also enjoy painting and studying astrology.
  • Addye Susnick

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia

  • Addye Susnick

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia
    Addye got her Bachelor’s from the University of Cambridge and her Master’s from the University of Chicago, studying political theory with an emphasis on Environmental Politics. She spent the past year as a religious school teacher at KAM Isaiah Israel for 7th-9th graders teaching a curriculum that looked at "Jews and Other People," including interfaith religions, civil rights, economic justice, gender and sexuality, and food justice. She is eager to work towards real-world change and believes that access to healthy food and a quality education are crucial and necessary building blocks for broader social change. She is also an excellent hula hooper and once hula hooped for two hours straight!
  • Mergitu Yadeto

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia

  • Mergitu Yadeto

    Fellow, Repair the World Philadelphia
    Mergitu studied at Dickinson College where she majored in Africana Studies and volunteered with the YWCA Carlisle's Gather the Women program, an economic advancement program for women with limited financial resources designed to guide them toward personal growth and economic independence. She chose to be part of Repair the World because of the Fellowship's approach of prioritizing the experiences and voices of people within their communities.[email protected]