West Passyunk Neighbors Association is a non-profit RCO where residents and businesses can work together to improve their community and find a united voice for positive change in South Philadelphia.  

Our general meetings are public and held on the second Monday of the month at St. Edmond's Rectory, S. 21st Street and Snyder Avenue, at 6:30pm.  You can also join us at one of our weekly cleanups.  All are welcome.

See "Current Projects" for details on upcoming events below and more!

What we're doing 

  • Weekly cleanup of Girard Elementary School and its neighboring streets on Saturdays at 10am
  • Girard Elementary Schoolyard Transformation Project, currently looking for Registered Landscape Architects or Architects to donate their time to work with the Community Design Collaborative
  • Over 80 trees planted in the neighborhood in 2015
  • PHS Spring 2016 Tree Planting is scheduled for Saturday, April 23, 2016. Meeting at 10:00am in the front yard at Girard Elementary School.



  • Spring Citywide Cleanup on April 16th at 9am, meeting at 23rd and Snyder Avenue
  • "Show Us Your Stoop" front step garden contest starts April 1 thru June 30. Submit photos to our Facebook page. Winners announced July 4, 2016.
  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on May 7th, at Cafe y Chocolate, 12pm to 6pm
  • Thanksgiving assistance for families in need
  • "Show Us Your Lights" front step Holiday decorating contest starts November 1 thru January 1, 2017. Winners announced December 20, 2016.