Holiday Party and Toy Giveaway

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Why Not Prosper Holiday Party

2233 West Allegheny Avenue

3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19132

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A holiday party for all formerly incarcerated women & their children. Kids receive a free toy! Please wear all red!

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A holiday party hosted by Why Not Prosper in partnership with Church Done Different, Eastern State Penitentiary, Always Best Care and ShopRite.

When registering, please include the number of children you will be bringing in your registration total.

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Why Not Prosper Holiday Party

2233 West Allegheny Avenue

3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19132

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Organizer Rev. Michelle Simmons

Organizer of Holiday Party and Toy Giveaway

Rev. Michelle Anne Simmons is the Founder and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Why Not Prosper.  She was formerly incarcerated and is a recovering addict.  She is an extraordinary role model for women.  In 2008, Michelle graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a bachelor’s degree in Human Services and December 2010 she graduated with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She is also a Certified  Allied Addictions Practioner and a Certified Domestic Violence Counselor. In addition, she is currently working towards a Ph.D. specializing in forensics.

Rev. Simmons founded Why Not Prosper in 2001 with a mission to help women in the PA prison system discover their own strength by providing them with the support and resources that will empower them to become responsible, economically self-sufficient and contributing members of the community.

Our programs help women:

*  Find employment

*  Increase job skills

*  Retain employment

*  Secure safe, decent and affordable housing

*  Abstain from alcohol and illegal drugs

*  Re-unite with their children

*  Not return to prison

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