Non-Profit Community Organizations - with links in logos

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 The Haverford Township Civic Council (HTCC) is an umbrella group of the non-profit organizations in the Township.  The Civic Council advocates for positive change in the Township, organizes the Haverford Music Festival, and provides seed grants for projects which enhance the quality of life in the Township.  


They also publish the Informed Citizens Network Newsletter, which is full of important information and notices about most community events in the Township.

Organizations - Education

Haverford township free library

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  • Lends books, audio books, CD's, and DVD's
  • Reference librarians offer research support
  • Weekly Groups & Special Events for Children and Adults

haverford township education foundation

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  • Offers grants to teachers for special projects

haverford township adult school

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  • Offers classes on a variety of subjects: arts, crafts, history, computers, dance, fitness, and more

havertown homeschool group

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 A facebook group for homeschooling and unschooling families in the Havertown area to meet, play, and learn together.  

haverford township league of women voters

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  • Publishes a local Voter’s Guide
  • Organizes a Candidates Forum for every contested local political race
  •  Provides information on Township planning issues 

Haverford alliance for drug awareness

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  • Local response to the National heroin crisis 
  • Educates the public
  • Raises funds to support aftercare for patients returning home from treatment centers

Organizations - History & Culture

Haverford township historical society

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  • Maintains Nitre Hall, Lawence Cabin & the Federal School
  • Tours open to the public
  • Library of historic resources
  • Colonial Life program for elementary school children
  • Haverford Heritage Festival
  • Holiday House Tours

the grange estate

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  • Maintains Mansion, property and outbuildings
  • Tours open to the public
  • Holiday Decorating & Trains
  • Wedding and Event Rentals
  • Summer Camp on site

haverford historic commission

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  • Maintains list of protected historic properties in the Township
  • Reviews proposals for renovation or demolition on protected properties

Ancient Order of Hibernians - Havertown

An Irish Catholic Fraternal organization performing many acts of charity and community events.

An Irish Catholic Fraternal organization performing many acts of charity and community events.  

Main Line Italian American Club

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  • Social club celebrating Italian American culture
  • Operates the Palombaro Club (The Big Club) and the "Little Club" on County Line Road

Organizations - Nature, Environment & Animals

Haverford Tree Tenders

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Established in 2009, our volunteers have planted over 1200 trees in parks, public spaces, and on residential streets

friends of haverford trails

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  • Lobbies for improved pedestrian and bike safety
  • Develops and maintains trails
  • Sponsors hikes and walks in the Township

hava Rain garden

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Plants rains gardens on residential and business properties to improve storm water management in the Township.

Haverford college arboretum

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Maintains the health, diversity, and history of the tree collection on Haverford's 216 acre campus and provides educational programming. 

haverford green

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Established and maintain Triangle Garden in Oakmont.  Currently a sub-committee of HPED.

environmental advisory cmte

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Advise Board of Commissioners and Township Manager regarding environmental problems in Haverford. 

Educate residents on ecology and pollution problems, organize speakers, workshops and Earth Day events.


Community Recreation & Environmental center

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Managed by the Township's Parks & Recreation Department, the center is Leeds Certified and offers a variety of children's and adult programming related to nature and the environment.

shade tree Commission

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Reviews new development plans and advise on issues related to trees in the Township. 

Friends of the haverford reserve dog park

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Oversees policies and maintenance of the dog park at Haverford Reserve.

Organizations - Arts & Music

Haverford guild of craftsmen

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  • Membership organization of fine artists and craftsmen
  • Holds several art shows/sales each year

Kelly Center for Music, Arts & Community

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  • Live music and performaing arts venue in Oakmont
  • Concerts of professional musicians
  • Teen Open Mic Nights
  • Poetry Readings
  • New Avenue Cafe
  • Event rental space

main line art center

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  • Classes in a range of art media for children and adults
  • Gallery of rotating art exhibits
  • Annual art sale

Haverford music festival

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  • Huge annual music festival held on the 1st Saturday after Labor Day
  • Four stages with national & local artists from various genres: rock, pop, jazz & blues, classical, singer-songwriter
  • Food Trucks & Vendors

kelly music for life

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  • Spring Fest on Brookline Blvd
  • Havertown Irish Festival 
  • HaverTalian Festival 
  • Havertown Harvest Fest

 

havertown choristers

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Run through the Haverford Township Adult School, this chorus meets on Monday nights and performs a few times per year.

Delaware County Camera Club

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Organizes phot shoots, hosts presentations, organizes exhibits, holds competitions.  Meets in Havertown on Monday nights.


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Coro da capo

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Select choir led by HHS Choral Director Marsha Core which includes many HHS alumni and parents

shakespeer theater

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 The ShakesPEER group is a local student-run theater group for 8th-12th graders started in 2007 by a Haverford High School student. They produce and perform two of Shakespeare's original shows each year, one in the Fall, and one in the Spring. 

MusicWorks

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 Music therapy program to restore, improve and maintain the quality of life of individuals  who are challenged by autism, special needs, illness or aging. 

Organizations - Business

hped

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  • Promotes economic development in the Township
  • Supports local businesses
  • Hosts Meet & Greet events
  • Organizes Haverford Home & Garden Show & Moonlight Dining on the Boulevard
  • Manages Discover Haverford website

rotary club of Havertown

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  • Local businesses serving our community
  • Raise funds for local projects
  • Manage plantings at Ardmore Junction Train Station

Oakmont Farmer's Market

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  • Open on Wednesdays from May-November
  • Located in the Grace Chapel Parking Lot

havertown business community group

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Facebook group and lunch bunch for Havertown business owners and professionals to meet to build relationships and find ways to overcome obstacles that are impeding business growth. 

Organizations - Sports & Fitness

Haverford Township recreation department

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  • Manages 40+ Township Parks
  • Manages the new CREC which contains a fitness center, two gyms, dance studio, walking track and meeting spaces
  • Summer camp and pre-school
  • Recreational & environmental programming for children and adults
  • Runs an adult men's basketball league, an adult co-ed softball league, and trail running programs

haverford skatium

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  • Public Skate Hours
  • Skate Lessons
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rink Rentals
  • Hav-a-Burger Restaurant

Haverford YMCA

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  • State of the art YMCA includes a fitness center, gym, classrooms and a pool
  • Programming for children and adults
  • Summer camp

Hilltop swim club

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  • Swim Lessons
  • Swim Team
  • Family Activities

Karakung swim club

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  • Swim Lessons
  • Swim Team
  • Family Activities

merion golf club

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Private golf club in Ardmore with a 36-hole  course and a private dining room, which has hosted 18 USGA championships, more than any other golf venue in the country.

llanerch country club

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Private country club with an 18-hole golf course, pool, and private dining room.

Haverford Ice Hockey

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Hockey program for elementary, middle school and high school students.

Havertown hoops

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Basketball program with women's, men's and children's leagues.

Haverford Soccer club

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Intramural league for children from pre-school through high school, travel leagues, and a 30+ beginner's league.

haverford hawks

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The Haverford Hawks are a USA Hockey Tier II ice hockey club, with a mix of travel teams from Mites (8 & Under) through Midget Major (18 & Under) at the AA, A, & B levels.  

brookline baseball & softball

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Baseball and softball program for girls and boys ages 4-12.

bailey park adult basketball league

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Local adult basketball leagues for women and men.

Haverford township softball league

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Softball league for girls aged 13-17.

Hilltop Baseball League

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Co-ed baseball and softball league for children ages 4-12.

Haverford Township Little League

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Baseball league for Haverford Township children 5-12 years old.

haverford youth FOOTBALL & cheerleading

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Coopertown youth baseball league

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  • Youth Baseball League for children ages 4 - 9
  • Games on Tues & Thurs in 2020, from 4/14 to 6/4  at Coopertown Elementary school from 6:30-7:30 pm

Organizations - Benevolence

st. james ucc food pantry

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Food Pantry hours are 1st and 2nd Wednesday of the month, 9AM-11AM, and the 4th Wednesday of each month when we are open 6-7 PM.

hope united methodist food pantry

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 Open Every Third Saturday of the Month 1-4pm 

temple lutheran food pantry

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 TLC Food Pantry is open from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month 

compassion united havertown

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Facebook group of local volunteers who  help others in the community experiencing temporary hardships.  

coopertown service corps

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Our mission is to assist neighbors in need. We strive to make enduring, positive contributions to our local and global community.  

havertown together

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Facebook group which publishes charitable opportunities for Haverford Township residents: food & clothing drives, fundraising events, etc.

Organizations - Parent Support

mom's club of havertown (E)

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A community of support and encouragement for moms in the Chatham Park, Chestnutwold and parts of Coopertown areas.  Sponsors play groups, play-dates, speakers and service opportunities.

MoM's club of HAVERTOWN (w)

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 A community of support and encouragement for parents in the Lynnewood, Manoa and parts of Coopertown areas.   

la LECHE League of main line & DElco

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 Provides support, encouragement, information, and education to parents who choose to breastfeed.

Moms Unlimited at grace chapel

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Bi-weekly moms group with topical presentations on Christian-based parenting 

KAISSERman jewish community center

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Offers new mom weekly meet-ups and breastfeeding classes

Child guidance resource center

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Serves children, teens and families with behavioral challenges, developmental disabilities, or residential needs.

Organizations - Senior Services

Surrey Services - Havertown senior center

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  • Social Activities
  • Exercise
  • Classes
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Support Services
  • Home Delivered Meals



senior citizen's advisory Board

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Advises Township regarding ways to enhance the services and programs provided to senior citizens.

Organizations - Scouting

Boy scouts of america

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  • Scouting program for boys in middle and high school with some co-ed troops
  • 434 Llanerch Troop
  • 144 St. Denis Troop
  • 332 American Legion Troop
  • 300 St. George's Troop

cub scouts

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  • Scouting program for boys in elementary school with some co-ed troops
  • 462 Chatham Park
  • 011 Sacred Heart (co-ed)
  • 332 St. George's (co-ed)
  • 114 St. Denis (co-ed)
  • 151 Coopertown

girl scouts

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  • Scouting program for girls ages 5-17
  • Several girl scout units in Haverford Township

Organizations - Veterans

aMERICAN LEGIOn post - manoa 667

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Located on Steele Road

American Legion Nunan - Slook Post 338

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Located on Grasslyn Avenue

Organizations - Fire Companies

broookline

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bon air

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llanerch

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manoa

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oakmont

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FIRE PREVENTION TIPS

  • Check your smoke detectors
  • Make an escape plan and review it regularly
  • Prominently display your house numbers so they are seen from the street

Facebook Groups

There are a number of general Township-wide community facebook groups that serve as a useful way to stay connected.  A few are listed below.

Havertown community group

havertown, PA everybody's hometown

Havertown, haverford

havertown moms