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HFH Urban Farmers

Jorge Diaz and Tito Caba, 28, have been friends since 4th grade at BVM Visitation School in Kensington. Jorge is now a software developer at a tech-consulting firm and Tito...

Supporting Students Online

With school online, the HFH Bilingual Classroom assistants work for their teachers and students in Google Meet and Google classroom. They call parents to help them get online and navigate...

Annual Appeal 2020

Dear Friends of Historic Fair Hill, This year has been hard for all of us and especially hard for our neighbors in Fairhill. For their protection, many children have...

HFH Women’s History Contest Winners

Earlier this year, students and teachers in Fair Hill were invited to participate in the annual Women’s History Essay Contest at Historic Fair Hill, where Lucretia Mott and Harriet...

Recap: The 2019-20 School Year

Classes at Julia deBurgos and Hartranft Schools were cut short by COVID-19, but the HFH partnership for literacy showed good success this school year.   Our bilingual parent assistants reduced...

School Libraries, An Update

The school libraries at Julia deBurgos and John Hartranft Schools in Fairhill are busy and happy, filled with beautiful books where children can choose those that interest them. At...

Annual Appeal 2019

Dear Friends of Historic Fair Hill, 2020 is the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the US. We honor Lucretia and James Mott and Robert and Harriet Purvis, abolitionists...

Zone of Peace

Historic Fair Hill has been recognized as a Zone of Peace by the Religious Leaders of Greater Philadelphia.  At the October 12 Harvest Fest, the Religious Leaders of Philadelphia  presented banners...

School Partnerships for Literacy

Hartranft School Library Opens The second HFH partnership school library has opened in Fairhill at the John Hartranft School. John Hartranft School in Fairhill prepared for several years and...

Become a Reading Buddy!

Help foster the love of reading and learning in our kids! We are in need of reading buddies! Every week, 35 mostly retired volunteers come to Julia deBurgos School...

Annual Report 2018

With thanks to all of our friends and supporters for a stellar year.   Please click the blue button below to download your copy of the Annual Report. Also,...

Summer Festival 2017 – Recap

Over 250 Friends and Neighbors came in the gates for the July Summer Festival. Faheem the snake man had lines of people eager to hold his pet boa constrictor...