The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship. Our Mission is to provide financial assistance to current and past merchants in Philadelphia.

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Philly Electric Wheels (PHEW)

Philly Electric Wheels (PHEW) is a go-to, mom and pop bike shop located in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia. The husband and wife team offer bike consultations for all ages, repairs, safety checks, tune-ups, and they specialize in electrical bikes.

Philadelphia Film Society: Roxy Theater

The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) is a nonprofit, 501c3 tax-exempt organization, whose mission is to utilize film’s unique capacity to engage a broad cross-section of the community, while further providing access to powerful films from around the world in order to increase education and understanding.

Philly Cupcake
philly cupcake

Philly Cupcake is a vibrant company that has been a leader in the resurgence of the Midtown Village with two different outlets: Philly Cupcake at 12th & Chestnut, and Philadelphia Vintage & Consignment.