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Wellness Programs Featured

NSC's Wellness Wednesdays and our resident pro-bono acupuncturist, Dr. Steven Mavros, featured on CBS3.

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NSC Featured on Generocity

NSC's work around immigrant and refugee mental health and wellness was recently featured as part of Generocity's focus on immigrants and refugees.

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The City of Brotherly Love Shows Support on World Refugee Day

On June 20th, NSC, along with fellow members of the Philadelphia Regional Refugee Providers Collaborative (PRRPC), hosted a reception and press conference with Mayor Kenny and the Office of Immigrant Affairs in honor of World Refugee Day. This commemorative day, recognized by the United Nations...

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Join Us for World Refugee Day on June 20!

This Immigrant Heritage Month, join us in standing with Philadelphia’s diverse refugee community and celebrate the vital contributions they have made to our city. Hear from Mayor Kenney, leading resettlement organizations and refugee community leaders themselves to honor World Refugee Day...

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NSC awarded Cosmopolitan Club's First Ever Giving Circle Grant

On June 14, Nationalities Service Center was presented the Giving Circle Grant by the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia . This grant was awarded to an organization focused on either refugee services for families or young women transitioning out of foster...

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There's still time to double your impact!

There's still plenty of time to make a gift to NSC's Campaign for Resilience and have your impact doubled! From May 1 to June 30, any gift made to the Campaign for Resilience will be matched dollar for dollar by the Richard and...

Volunteer Stories

Meet Travis, from Intern to Immigrant Advocate

by Travis Shingledecker

I started working as an intern for NSC in January, 2016. I was studying abroad in Europe when the European migrant crisis started getting regular coverage in news outlets and was finally being recognized as a humanitarian crisis. When I returned to Philadelphia, I...

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Volunteers Team Up for Refugees

On Friday, March 31, the Refugee Employment and Advancement Program (REAP) bade a happy retirement to Sheila Shinn, NSC’s primary ESL instructor for NSC’s refugee vocational ESL class. Moving forward and through the summer, NSC’s refugee vocational ESL class is being taught by...

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Double Your Impact!

Several weeks ago, Nationalities Service Center was approached by two very committed donors, Richard and Barbara Schiffrin, who expressed concerns regarding the funding landscape as it relates to immigrants and refugees. Out of these conversations, the Richard and Barbara Schiffrin Matching...

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Thank You!

Thank you so much to all who joined us at Global Tastes 2017!

We are so grateful to our generous sponsors and donors who helped make the evening possible, and to the many restaurants and entertainment groups that highlighted the incredible diversity of our city.

We would like especially...