Mercy | Justice | Renewal

Programs

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

Support Our Students

Support Our Students (S.O.S.) provides after school programming for K-5th grade students, offering academic enrichment, homework help, Project Based Learning, physical recreation, role models, mentors, safety and relaxation.

Living Our Lives

Living Our Lives (L.O.L) provides after school clubs and activities for 6th-8th grade students. The program integrates art courses from OKA, Project Based Learning, college readiness activities, physical recreation, and spiritual development.

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

Randy Caro

OST Program Coordinator
Rcaro@ayudacc.org

Scott Lasley

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

Brittany Wright-Whitley

LOL Group Supervisor

Isaiah Price

LOL Assistant Group Leader

Martha Gonzalez

SOS Group Leader

Yvette Lugo

Before Care Leader/SOS Group Leader

Elizabeth DelValle

SOS Assistant Group Leader

Ryan Patterson

SOS Assistant Group Leader

Ross Watson

SOS Assistant Group Leader/Aide

Aisha Taylor

SOS Group Aide