North Light & Villanova: A match made in Manayunk.

June 4th, 2021 by

North Light & Villanova: A match made in Manayunk. The North Light Villanova Alliance (NOVAL) began in 2003, spearheaded by the late John Kelly and former Executive Director Irene Madrak. NOVAL is an innovative partnership that couples the resources of a major university with the needs of a direct service, neighborhood based community center. “A […]

As I See It: Jaret Lyons, Volunteer

May 26th, 2021 by

Jaret Lyons, VP of Sales & Operations at Emerald Business Supply, and his wife set out to volunteer at 52 organizations in 52 weeks. From this goal, Mission:Possible was born. This was originally posted on LinkedIn after Jaret volunteered with us on May 24. UPDATE! I’m excited to share the latest experience from my #missionpossible quest to […]

Schuylkill Center: Roxborough’s Backyard

April 29th, 2021 by

Entering the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education , it is easy to forget that you’re within city limits.

2021 Annual Gala, Presented by Bryn Mawr Trust

April 26th, 2021 by

While we can’t be together, let’s come together to support North Light!

As I See It: Diane, Food Pantry Volunteer

April 16th, 2021 by

Paying it forward is my motivation for my work at North Light. If we aren’t there for them, who will be?

MDC: Developing A Community

April 1st, 2021 by

For many years, MDC has been a strong partner for North Light. They offer monetary support, advertising and collaborative events and opportunities for the North Light community.

As I See It: Renee Banson, NLCC Staff Member

March 19th, 2021 by

NLCC is full of examples that prove “It takes a village,” which is precisely why I love working here. It makes me happy to be among the wonderful people who help make our village not just work, but flourish.

NLCC & Unity Recovery: Partners in Support

March 5th, 2021 by

North Light Community Center focuses on the wholistic health of our community, but we know that we can’t make a difference alone. We are fortunate to only have to look down the street to find a partner in support: Unity Recovery.

Alumni Spotlight: Renee Deas

February 26th, 2021 by

My name is Renee Deas. Currently, I am a mental health therapist, a school clinician and and an Adjunct Professor. I attended North Light’s Summer Camp program when I was 11 years old.  I participated in the co-ed basketball program  and any other program that resulted in me dedicating my time for community service. I became […]

As I See It: Joe Gidjunis, NLCC Board Member

January 26th, 2021 by

“When is a community center more than just a building? When it’s full of soul, goodness and play.”