Need in Deed connects the classroom with the community.

Student Projects

Need in Deed students learn while they make a difference in their communities.

Teacher Network

Need in Deed teachers believe in students’ potential and the importance of student voice.

Community Partners

Need in Deed’s community partners bring the “real world” into the classroom.

Upcoming Events

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  • 11.02.18
  • From 6—8 pm


The Soirée is an annual gathering for Need in Deed teachers, community partners, and supporters to celebrate the incredible service-learning work done by our Teacher Network.

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Latest News

Back to school with Need in Deed!

We are excited about the number of Need in Deed classrooms across Philadelphia in the 2018-2019 school year!

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Join Need in Deed for two upcoming events!

We’re excited to share with you two new events that are coming soon!

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Our supporters are making an investment in the city’s future.

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Working with Need in Deed has made me realize that all students are affected by social issues, regardless of race, age or social economic status.

2nd Year Need in Deed Teacher