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Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center

Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center (Drexel Hill) encourages life-affirming choices in women, men, and families encountering unintentional pregnancy, including grief over past abortions. Amnion provides free pregnancy tests and medically accurate information, and will review all options if a pregnancy test result is positive. Amnion understands the need for a place to process, think through options and to feel safe. www.amnion.org

CityTeam Ministries

CityTeam Ministries serves the poor and homeless in Chester and Delaware County, with the goal of transforming lives by sharing the love of Christ. CityTeam provides supplementary food and baby supplies for low-income families; recovery programs for men wrestling with addictions; hot meals, safe shelter, showers, and clean clothing to the homeless; and summer camp and other seasonal special events.  www.cityteam.org

Kensington Ministry

Good Samaritan and The Free Church of St. John in Kensington have partnered for more than 30 years to be Christ’s light in a challenging urban neighborhood. St. John is a sanctuary for marginalized children and families. The Kensington Partnership seeks to protect children and adults and provide a safe, welcoming environment for them to find out more about Jesus.  www.freechurchstjohn.org

YoungLives (Delaware Valley)

YoungLives is a ministry that treats teen moms and their babies with unconditional love and respect, offering moms relief from the isolation and struggle of their daily lives, and giving them hope for the future. Volunteer mentors provide friendship, parenting advice and help meeting the practical demands of raising a child. www.younglife.org/YoungLives  

The Benevolence Committee/HELPS

Helps ministry provides funding for practical, short-term relief to our neighbors who need a one-time assistance to pay rent, pay for a utility bill, prescriptions, car repair, or other immediate need.  The ministry focuses on temporary problems and giving our neighbors a helping hand during a difficult time.

The Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO)

CCO as they partner with churches, colleges and organizations to develop men and women who live out their Christian faith in every area of life. www.ccojubilee.org

Gathering Hope ESL

Gathering Hope ESL serves the local Latino community by providing English classes and life skills workshops.

Good Works

Good Works is a Christian non-profit that improves the living conditions of low-income families in Chester County, making substandard houses warmer, safer and drier. The goal of Good Works is to enrich the inhabitants of these homes by caring for them and showing them that their circumstances matter to their community.  www.goodworksinc.org    

The Good Samaritan Food Closet

The Food Closet provides nutritious canned, fresh, frozen, and boxed food to hundreds of needy Chester County families on a year-round basis.  It also provides Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter food baskets containing turkeys, hams, and chickens and all the fixings. It is an important support system for people struggling in our neighborhood.www.good-samaritan.org/food-closet