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2012

Esperanza’s Dental Practice is Expanding!

Posted on December 04, 2012  /  no responses »

Our dental practice is growing! In early November, renovations began on the vacant 7th floor of our Kensington site to develop the dental practice’s new location, which will be moved from its current 6th floor location. When completed in early 2013, the practice will expand from three to five operatories, enabling us to increase capacity […]

New Esperanza Group Exercise Classes

Posted on August 17, 2012  /  no responses »

New group exercise classes are now taking place at Esperanza’s Hunting Park gymnasium (4417 N. 6th Street)! Zumba (ladies only) — Mondays, 5:45 – 6:45 pm New Cardio Kickboxing (men and women) — Thursdays, 5:45 – 6:45 pm $2 per class, or $10 for 10 classes. Registration starts at 5:30 pm. Participants ages 13-17 must […]

Hunting Park Family Fun & Fitness Day – Saturday, August 4th

Posted on August 01, 2012  /  no responses »

Come join the fun this Saturday, August 4th at Hunting Park Family Fun & Fitness Day! For more information or to register, visit: www.huntingpark.org.

Summer Medical Institute Philadelphia 2012

Posted on July 24, 2012  /  no responses »

The Summer Medical Institute (SMI) Philadelphia 2012 is now in its final week! Since the start of SMI Philadelphia 2012 on July 8th, a team of 18 health professions students from across the United States, together with faculty and volunteers from the community and local churches, have conducted door-to-door visits with hundreds of residents of […]

Article – Hunting Park: Esperanza Health Center Provides Care for the Community

Posted on July 12, 2012  /  no responses »

The following article about Esperanza’s medication dispensary was recently published on the Philadelphia Neighborhoods website here.  Esperanza operates medication dispensaries at each of our three locations – Kensington, Fifth Street, and Hunting Park, which opened in May 2012 – providing convenient access to medications for our patients.

Esperanza’s Cafe Receives Health Department Approval!

Posted on May 24, 2012  /  no responses »

Why is Christe Lee, Esperanza’s Manager of Cafe and Exercise Programs, so happy? On Monday, we received approval from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to open our healthy cafe at our Hunting Park facility! We are targeting mid-June to open the cafe, which will offer a range of healthy food options to the entire […]

Article – Philadelphia Health Centers Offer Services to the Latino Community

Posted on April 11, 2012  /  no responses »

Esperanza was featured in this recent article about health centers that provide bilingual services to Philadelphia’s Latino community.

Esperanza Health Center News – March 2012

Posted on April 10, 2012  /  no responses »

Our recently-published Esperanza Health Center News – March 2012 includes a feature on our new prenatal education classes!

Article by Esperanza’s Susan Post – “I Want to Know Christ”

Posted on April 10, 2012  /  no responses »

An article by Esperanza’s executive director, Susan Post, entitled “I Want to Know Christ” was just published in the Christian Community Health Fellowship journal H&D (Health and Development).

Heaven in Hunting Park: Transformation at Critical Mass

Posted on April 10, 2012  /  no responses »

Click here to read a December 2011 article from the website Flying Kite about transformation in Philadelphia’s Hunting Park community, including the opening of Esperanza’s new Hunting Park facility.