Invest in the future.

Our supporters give to Need in Deed because they believe in the potential of every Philadelphia student. They believe in the power of connecting the classroom with the community to help each student realize that potential.

$25 provides classroom supplies to students
$50 provides our signature My Voice service-learning guide to one Philadelphia public school teacher
$100 provides materials and supplies for service project
$250 provides transportation for 30 students to the Shout Out (the annual showcase of student projects)
$500 provides materials for monthly teacher in-service training
$1,000 co-sponsors My Voice Summer Institute (two-day intensive teacher training)
$2,500 co-sponsors the Shout Out (the annual showcase of student projects)
$5,500 supports one Need in Deed classroom for the school year


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Donor Advised Funds

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are very effective charitable giving vehicles whereby donors set aside money to be granted to charitable organizations. You can support Need in Deed with a DAF grant. When processing a DAF grant through a charitable giving account, search for Need in Deed by tax ID (22-2801813). Need in Deed typically receives DAF grant checks within two weeks and credits the donor immediately upon receipt.

Donate by Mail

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Make a Major Gift

To make a multiyear pledge, a gift of stock, or other major gift, please contact Lisa Johns at 215-964-9020 or

Give through United Way

Need in Deed’s United Way number is 8921.

Give through Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program

The PA EITC program offers your business a powerful way to earn valuable tax credits while strengthening the community you serve. For more information, contact Wendy-Anne Roberts-Johnson at 215-964-9020 or

Sponsor an Event

To join the sponsors of our annual Shout Out (showcase of student projects) or Soirée (teacher recognition event), please call Lisa Johns at 215-964-9020 or email

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