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Volunteer Mario Oropeza contributes to Penn's Village in so many ways. In this WHYY interview, he shares his post retirement journey to his  "Second Wind"
2017 Slide Show

Membership With a Heart

Penn’s Village, with the other 230 villages across the U.S, is redefining what it means to grow older.


Most of us want to live active, engaged and interesting lives in the central Philadelphia neighborhoods we love. Penn’s Village cultural, educational and social programs create unique opportunities for discovery, learning and enjoyment. 


Should a neighbor need support, our volunteers provide services such as transportation, assistance with chores or navigating the health care system, companionship and even help setting up a computer or smart phone.


There are levels of membership based on your interests and needs, and very fulfilling volunteer opportunities both working directly with members and assisting behind the scenes.  Many neighbors are both members and volunteers.

Upcoming Programs
Monday October 22   The Paradox of Acupuncture in Contemporary Medicine Dr. Lynnae Schwartz 
Thursday October 25   Rumba, Samba, Tango Dr. Peter Schoenbach
Tuesday October 30   Pop Up Happy Hour
Wednesday November 7    Organize Your Digital Life   Yoav Zohar
Tuesday  November 13   Lunch and Books  
Thursday November 15   Retirement Funds: Forever Taxed to Never Taxed
 Ed Slott

 Businesses Are Neighbors Too
We appreciate and rely on the donations of generous local businesses. Click Here to see the complete list of neighbor businesses.

We are a proud member of the Village to Village Network, now with 230 villages across the USA and beyond.  
A very sincere thank you to the First Presbyterian Church forgenerously providing space to Penn's Village and for always being there for us