How You Can Help
Are you ready to get involved at NSC and help us make a difference in the lives of refugees and immigrants in the Philadelphia area? Check out the links to the right to get started!
Other Ways You Can Help
1. Call your Congressional representatives to let them know that you support the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program and have concerns about current and impending Executive Orders that target immigrants and refugees. You can even organize a mass calling campaign with your friends and coworkers!
• Sen. Bob Casey (D) - (215) 405-9660, (202) 224-6324
• Sen. Pat Toomey (R) - (215) 241-1090, (202) 224-4254
• Rep. Robert Brady (D - Philadelphia 1st District) - (215) 389-4627, (202) 225-4731
• Rep. Dwight Evans (D - Philadelphia 2nd District) - (215) 276-0340, (202) 225-4001
• Rep. Brendan Boyle (D - Philadelphia 13th District) - (215) 335-3355, (202) 225-6111
• Rep. Pat Meehan (R – PA 7th District) - (610) 690-7323, (202) 225-2011
2. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Like and share our posts to help get the word out!
3. Stay hyper-local. Pay attention and respond to local developments in immigration-related issues.
4. Become a corporate partner. Contact Tiffany Thompson at email@example.com to learn how your company can provide jobs for refugees.
5. Volunteer to teach ESL classes. Volunteers are required to commit to a full ten-week session (the Summer session will be from June 26 – September 6), and to teaching two days per week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday). Classes meet from either 9:30am-12:00pm, or 6:30pm-9:00pm. Apply online at https://nscphila.org/tesol.
6. Start your own fundraiser! Contact Caitlin Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org to talk about peer-to-peer fundraising options.
7. Attend Global Tastes on April 25! This year’s event will be held at WHYY (150 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106) from 6-9pm. Visit https://nscphila.org/global-tastes-2017 for more information.
8. Provide gift cards (ie: grocery stores, Target, WalMart) to help refugees already in Philadelphia make ends meet on a limited income.
9. Participate in NSC’s upcoming community forums to organize people around issues impacting immigrants and refugees.