Norris Square Neighborhood Project ยป Volunteer

Volunteers provide critical support for our youth and garden programming. They are able to help us provide services in our community in a variety of areas including:

  • Carpentry
  • Technology Support
  • Skilled Garden Volunteers/Interns
  • Event Support
  • Carpentry and Garden Infrastructure
  • Assist at a Resume Development Workshop
  • Be a Job Shadow Host
  • Summer Camp Program Assistant

How to Get Started

To become a volunteer, please email or call Marian Dalke, NSNP’s current volunteer point-person. A resume and letter of interest is appreciated but not required, so that we know what you are looking for! Send it to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (215) 634-2227.

Corporate Volunteer Days & Group Service Projects

In today’s competitive business environment, an increasing number of corporations are recognizing the value of partnering with philanthropic organizations. We welcome corporate volunteer groups to join our familia and support our work in the Norris Square community.

For more information, please email Katherine Heilman-Slavin, Development and Marketing Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Support Us

Donate Online (Secure External Link)

Since 1973, Norris Square Neighborhood Project has provided a safe space, empowering youth to explore art, culture, the environment, and gardening.

The Impact of Your Donation

$10 - Provides healthy snacks for a week for 15 youth

$15 - Buys seeds for youth to germinate and then plant in El Batey Garden

$25 - Provides art supplies for a visual-art project for 15 youth

$50 - Purchases cooking-lesson supplies for 30 youth

$100 - Provides a two-week stipend for a youth farmer

Our gardens serve community residents and neighborhood youth as a space for relaxation, food production, botany and environmental education, as well as story sharing between generations.
Questions? We're happy to answer them! Give a call to our Development Office at (215) 634-2227 x1003, or email our Development and Marketing Manager at
Give via Mail or Phone
To donate via mail, please make your check or money order payable to "Norris Square Neighborhood Project" and mail to:
Norris Square Neighborhood Project
2141 N. Howard St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19122
or call our Development Office at (215) 634-2227
United Way: #167
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Gifts of Bequest
Remembering us in your will costs nothing now, yet provides for the future of our community programs. Leave a lasting legacy by naming Norris Square Neighborhood Project in your will for a specific amount, for a percentage or all of your estate, or for a portion of what is left after you have provided for your family. Contact us to learn more about how a bequest can satisfy your needs while also providing future support for the youth and community gardens at Norris Square Neighborhood Project.
If you would like to support a specific program or initiative, please contact our Development Office. We are happy to provide you with specific bequest language that may assist you and your attorney when writing your will.