Penn Treaty Special Services District To Award Over $8,500 In Sponsorships


            PHILADELPHIA – January 31, 2018 – Penn Treaty Special Services District (Penn Treaty SSD) is proud to announce the following Sponsorships to be awarded at our monthly meeting on February 21, 2018:

  1. Northern Liberties Neighbors Association — $2,500 to support their Annual Winterfest Fundraiser at North Bowl on February 11, 2018.
  2. Lutheran Settlement House $2,500 to support the Woman of Courage Fundraiser on May 18, 2018.
  3. Ceiba — $3,500 to support Free Tax Prep and Financial Workshops for low-income households.

The Penn Treaty SSD, incorporated in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) community-based organization that works to enhance the quality of life for residents of the immediate neighborhoods surrounding SugarHouse Casino—including Fishtown, South Kensington, Old Richmond and Northern Liberties.

Funding — which to date has totaled more than $5.7 million — is provided by SugarHouse Casino through an annual donation. Allocation of funds is determined exclusively by the Penn Treaty SSD Board through a grant request form and a review process.

The Penn Treaty SSD Board also welcomes new At Large Member, Jill Betters.

For more information on the Penn Treaty Special Services District, or to apply for a grant, visit

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About Penn Treaty Special Services District
The Penn Treaty Special Services District (PTSSD) is a nonprofit organization formed by volunteers from the four neighborhoods named in the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) reached with SugarHouse Casino in 2009. Contact: Katrina Mansfield, Secretary (215-574-9274) or
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About Northern Liberties Neighbors Association
The NLNA represents approximately 6,500 neighborhood residents and more than 150 local businesses. Our mission is to provide services and programs beneficial to everyone residing and doing business in the neighborhood, encourage and promote the preservation and beautification of our public spaces, and plan and monitor the growth and development of our neighborhood to the benefit of the community.
Contact: Janet Finegar at


About Lutheran Settlement House
Established in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization who’s core mission is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services. Contact: Erica Zaveloff at See also

About Ceiba

Ceiba promotes the economic development and financial inclusion of Philadelphia’s Latino community through collaborations and advocacy aimed at ensuring their access to quality housing. Contact: Will Gonzalez at

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