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Esperanza’s Susan Post Contributes to Recently-Published Book

Posted on September 16, 2013  /  no responses »

Esperanza’s executive director, Susan Post, is a contributor to the new book Reformed Means Missional: Following Jesus into the World (Samuel T. Logan, Jr., Editor, Copyright© 2013 by The World Reformed Fellowship), published by New Growth Press. Please visit the New Growth Press website for more information about the book or to place an online […]

Esperanza in Recent Philadelphia Inquirer Article, “Aid in Choosing Insurance”

Posted on August 07, 2013  /  no responses »

Karen Norris, Esperanza’s Director of HIV and Social Services, was interviewed for a July 29 article in the Health section of the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Aid in choosing insurance.” With funding through a recently-awarded Federal grant, Esperanza will soon begin community outreach efforts to assist uninsured individuals in enrolling in new insurance options that will be […]

Summer Medical Institute 2013 Participants Share Their Experiences

Posted on July 19, 2013  /  no responses »

This year’s Summer Medical Institute (SMI) outreach in North Philadelphia, a collaboration among Esperanza, Medical Campus Outreach, and local churches concludes on Saturday, July 20. The health professions students who participated in this year’s outreach have shared their experiences on the SMI blog at http://smiphilly.wordpress.com/.

New Message of Hope Newsletter – Summer 2013

Posted on July 19, 2013  /  no responses »

We’ve published the latest edition of Esperanza’s Message of Hope Newsletter for Summer 2013.

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 […]

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 […]

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!