Entries by MichaelAlbany

COME MEET URDC AT MT. AIRY DAY ON MAY 6

For its fourth straight year, URDC will be participating in Mt Airy Day on May 6. Mt. Airy Day is a celebration of a great Philadelphia neighborhood and includes delicious food, live entertainment, great shopping, kids’ games, and booths of many local organizations, including URDC. Stop by and see us between 11 AM and 5 […]

URDC WORKS WITH FINANTA TO MEET BANK PARTNERS

A key part of URDC’s home repair program to low-income and senior homeowners is the offering of low-interest, non-collaterized loans that help pay for expensive exterior projects. In an effort to identify more bank partners to offer these loans, URDC has been working with FINANTA, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that facilitates access to […]

MISHKAN SHALOM BECOMES URDC’S NEWEST CONGREGATION

URDC is pleased to add Mishkan Shalom as its newest congregation member!  Mishkan Shalom (www.mishkan.org) is located in Roxbouough at 4101 Freeland Ave. It is a Reconstructionist synagogue that worked extensively with URDC in 2016 through the Interfaith Community Building Group (ICBG), composed of members from Mishkan Shalom, URDC member St. Vincent de Paul Roman […]

URDC WELCOMES KHALEEL EVANS AS PROJECT MANAGER

URDC recently hired Mr. Khaleel Evans as its Project Manager to oversee the Owner Occupied Home Repair program, which helps finance costly exterior home repairs for senior and low-income homeowners in northwest Philadelphia. The program has assisted over 250 families to live in safer, healthier homes thanks to URDC repairs. Khaleel has extensive experience working […]