PCDC $1-a-Day Donors:April

PCDC would like to thank all of the following businesses and individuals for their continual support in providing a cleaner and safer Chinatown! For just $1 a day, PCDC can maintain a street cleaning team that will clean our streets everyday, report illegal trash dumping, report and clean graffiti, and educate and outreach on trash […]

April Teen Events and Opportunities:

Important Announcements: * Sign up for free PCDC college tours to: Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Drexel, the University of Pennsylvania, Temple U, Swarthmore, and many more. Transportation and lunch covered by PCDC where applicable. Email Ailin for permission slips. * This month’s free practice SAT will be on April 29th. Email Ailin at acao@chinatown-pcdc.org to sign up! Seniors, congratulations […]

PCDC & AAEC VITA Programs Concluded in March! Thanks, Volunteers!

~Catherine Choi, VITA volunteer   PCDC’s third annual VITA Program partnered with the American Association for Ethnic Chinese, operating under the Campaign for Working Families, had its last service day on March 12tth, 2017. Over the 4 weekends – 8 services dates, 386 free 2016 tax returns were filed. $ 317,214 in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) […]

What to do with Delinquent Property Taxes?

~ Community Legal Services Over the past few years, the City of Philadelphia has grown increasingly aggressive in collecting delinquent property taxes. It is now common for the City to file a foreclosure against a property due to unpaid property taxes. Housing counselors and legal services attorneys are available to help low-income homeowners access tax […]

First Front Door Grant Program

Are you a first-time homebuyer? If so, you can receive up to $5,000 to assist with closing costs and down payment on your new home. To qualify, you must: Be a first-time homebuyer. Contribute personal funds as part of the down payment and closing costs. Have an income at or below 80 percent of the […]

PCDC Proud Community Partner of Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

PCDC returns as a proud community sponsor of the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival which will run from May 9th to June 11th 2017. In addition to 1,500 silk lanterns, the festival will feature cultural performances by acrobats and folk dancers. On February 28th, Historic Philadelphia hosted its press conference at the pavilion in Franklin Square. […]

Free Trees with Tree Philly

The Tree Philly giveaway is back! Trees are free on a first-come, first-served basis to Philadelphia residents with private yard space to plant them in. There are four chances to take home a tree: April 1st 10 AM – 12 PM at Congreso de Latinos Unidos, 216 W. Somerset St, 19133 April 2nd, 12 PM […]

PCDC 9th Annual Expo; June 17, 2017

When: Saturday 6/17/2017 – 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Where: Chinese Christian Church & Center. 1101 Vine Street The 9th Annual PCDC Expo showcases various service providers that serve kids and families in the Asian community.  The event will provide an opportunity for providers to connect to members of the Chinese community.  Exhibitors and workshops […]