Mercy | Justice | Renewal

Programs

We offer a wide variety of programming for youth and adults in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.

School Year OST

Our School Year OST program provides after school programming for K-8th grade students, offering academic enrichment, homework help, Project-Based Learning, physical recreation, role models, mentors, safety and relaxation.

Summer OST

Our Summer OST program offers students in K-8th grades the opportunity to learn and grow through projects, sports, recreation, field trips, and life skills activities. Ayuda encourages student growth by using project-based learning to reinforce their school-year progress.

Orange Korner Arts

Orange Korner Arts (O.K.A.) is a community arts program centered on providing high quality arts education to youth and their families through the cultivation of a safe space to explore various artistic mediums and positively progress spiritually.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to reveal Jesus’ mercy, renewal, and justice in the Hunting Park neighborhood so that individuals and families are strengthened and restored. We seek to accomplish this through community development, arts, education, and advocacy.

Our Team

Cynthia Wright-Whitley

Executive Director
cwright-whitley@ayudacc.org

Janira Bremner

Community Arts Director – Orange Korner Arts
okadirector@gmail.com

Scott Lasley

Elementary Group Supervisor, Program Support Admin., Volunteer Coordinator
ayudalol44@gmail.com

Brittany Wright-Whitley

LOL Group Supervisor

Martha Gonzalez

SOS Group Leader

Ross Watson

SOS Assistant Group Leader/Aide