The city of Philadelphia struggles with some of the highest poverty rates in the country. Some of the most impoverished areas of North Philadelphia such as Kensington, Fairhill and Hunting Park, have the highest rates of poverty in the city. They also face some of the highest rates of violent crime and drug abuse/sales in the country. The Mission Continues 1st Platoon Philadelphia has partnered with Thomas Edison High School and other community organizations to create safer, more accessible, places for youth and community members to come together in unity. Want to be a part of positive change? Join our platoon and come serve with some of Philly's finest citizens!

Contributing Sponsor:

Lockheed Martin

Recent Events


MLK Day of Service

with the Philadelphia 1st Service Platoon

Support Event

Girard College - Philadelphia, PA

January 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Let's knock 'em down!

with the Philadelphia 1st Service Platoon

Social Event

South Bowl - Philadelphia, PA

December 28, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Stand Down for Veteran Families

with the Philadelphia 1st Service Platoon

Support Event

1940 West Allegheny Ave - Philadelphia, PA

December 9, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM