Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/05/2013 -- CashAdvance.com, the leader in connecting consumers with responsible short-term loans online, announced this week that they will be acting as a sponsor for the South Philly Co-Op’s Garden Tour.
The South Philly Food Co-Op is an organization whose mission is to open a member-owned, cooperative grocery store that makes good food available at a fair price to all residents of South Philadelphia, while empowering the local community through sustainable practices, food-centric education, outreach, and community building, as stated on their website. They envision the Co-Op as a vibrant community hub, connecting South Philadelphia residents with the larger community, embracing the diversity of the neighborhood, and fostering stronger ties among different social and ethnic groups.
The Co-Op was founded in 2010 by a group of South Philadelphia residents. Their ultimate goal is to build community by opening a member-owned cooperative grocery store that makes good food available to all residents in the area, with food services that are sustainable and that support the local economy. They are also committed to educating the community about making good food choices.
The South Philly Garden Tour is the group’s biggest annual fundraiser, an event that is described as “a self-guided exploration of the green spaces hidden in South Philly’s concrete jungle.” It will be taking place on Saturday, September 7th, 2013 from 1-5pm at the South Philly High School, with tickets costing $20 in advance and $25 the day of.
CashAdvance.com will be joining local sponsors such as the Dolphin Tavern, P’unk Avenue, Valley Green Bank, Grid Magazine, and many more. A spokesperson for Cash Advance explained that the company was excited to be acting as a sponsor, saying, “We are very happy to have a chance to support a great organization like the South Philly Food Co-Op. We truly believe in what they’re doing for their community, and we’re excited to play a small part in that by sponsoring the annual Garden Tour, which will help raise money for the organization to continue their efforts.”
To find out more about the South Philly Food Co-Op or their annual Garden Tour, you can visit their website.
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