Donate & Volunteer

Learn about how your support helps mothers like Diane, Carrie,  AJ or Brenda.

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Donate by check or credit card

Click the DONATE NOW link at the top to donate by credit card.

If you would like to donate by check, please send your your check to the attention of:

Aline Avance
People's Emergency Center
325 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

For more information, please call Aline Avance at (267) 777-5470 or

Donate through the United Way

PEC's United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania number is 00248.

Organize a drive of in-kind donations or donate non-perishable items for our food relief program!

Help us make the holidays special for our families by hosting a holiday drive! For a list of suggested items, click here. For more information about adopting a family or other holiday activities at PEC, please contact , (267) 777-5829. 

Would you like to organize a drive with your school, service group, community of faith or in your neighborhood? We are especially in need of personal care items at this time please click here for a flyer.

If you would like further information about our needs, please contact Meredith Pollock, by phone (267)777-5829 or .


PEC started as an all-volunteer agency. We host dedicated volunteers every year who want to make a difference in the community. PEC is always looking for energetic people to lend a helping hand. 

Volunteer alone or with your family, your colleagues or your faith community. Commit to one day, once a week, or once a month – your time and presence can be so very important. You could volunteer for a few weeks or months, or even make a year-long commitment to helping PEC further its mission.

Contact PEC’s Volunteer Coordinator, Meredith Pollock at (267)777-5829 or to find out how you can help. 


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