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Within the City of Philadelphia, there are several benefits and programs for you to consider.  Please review the list below that best fits yourself or your family's needs.  


Food Assistance Programs

SNAP   Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
or "food stamps"
WIC  Women, Infants, and Children.
FMNP  From June 1 to November 30, FMNP provides WIC participants and qualified Seniors with checks to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers' markets

Additional Philly Resources

Mill Creek Timeline A brief history of the Mill Creek neighborhood

The West Philly Tool Library  A local resource where community members can loan tools to perform simple home maintenance, tend their yards and gardens, build furniture, start projects, and learn new skills in a safe and affordable manner

We are excited to be founding members of the Philadelphia Urban Farmers Network (PUFN). We share resources and promote urban agriculture. If you're interested in joining the PUFN listserve,
please visit where you can view past discussions and apply for group membership.

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