ActionAIDS is a Philadelphia, PA based organization committed to creating an AIDS free generation through a combination of proven strategies.Our services include case management, HIV testing, prevention education, supportive housing, HIV treatment as prevention and volunteer services. Through our work in partnership with people living with HIV/AIDS,we seek to sustain and enhance their quality of life. Our Board of Directors,staff,and volunteers are committed to including and assisting people from our diverse community.
The Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter is the local arm of the national Alzheimer’s Association, the country’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
The Delaware Valley Chapter, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has 9 Regional or Branch offices in 18 counties in Delaware, South Jersey, and Southeastern Pennsylvania. The Chapter provides programs and services to more than 294,000 individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder, including a 24/7 Helpline, caregiver support groups, early stage initiatives, consumer education, community outreach, and many more.
Every 68 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s, a degenerative brain disease that affects more than five million people across the United States. Approximately 200,000 are younger than 65, and although rare, some are as young as 30. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. It is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death, and the only top-10 leading cause of death that does not have a cure, a way to prevent, or slow its symptoms. The disease causes severe memory loss, confusion, and changes in thinking and behavior.
To learn more about the chapter and dementia, volunteer, make a donation or explore sponsor opportunities, visit alz.org/desjsepa, or call our toll-free, 24/7 Helpline at,800-272-3900.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia : Youth Guidance and Development Agency
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia have been serving youth in Philadelphia’s most impoverished communities for over 125 years. Consistently acting as a pioneer in program and service enhancement, the Nicetown Club opened in 1892 as the first Club in the Nation to serve girls and in 1896 our Wissahickon site opened as the first Club to serve African-Americans since its inception.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Clubs provide a variety of services to youth including preschool, after-school, and teen programming; fostering creativity and opportunities for learning in five core areas: Education & Career Development, Character & Leadership Development, Health & Life skills, Arts & Culture, and Sports & Recreation.
The Global Colon Cancer Association is a community which enables colorectal cancer (CRC) patient groups worldwide to better serve their communities through information sharing and best practices. We help our member organizations collaborate, innovate and leverage the full potential of effectuating change to support their missions to prevent CRC, support patients and advocate for change. The GCCA also supports the creation of new patient advocacy groups in developing areas which have no CRC organizations. The GCCA unites all stakeholders in the battle against this disease with one unified voice.
National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association is a non-profit organization devoted to the elimination of Tay-Sachs, Canavan and the allied diseases through education and screening efforts.National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association (NTSAD) is one of the oldest patient advocacy groups in the country. They focus on funding research, supporting over 500 families and individuals worldwide, and raising awareness to prevent disease.