The Fellowmen of Groove

and sisters of Swing Phi Swing gathered at Lemon Hill to celebrate family, fellowship and charity at our annual Summertine Groove cookout which was initiated 36 years ago by dedicated men seeking to strengthen regional fellowship and charity.

January 18th------

$985

October, 20th ------

Thirty four Members of Groove Phi Groove & Swing Phi Swing participated in a Day of Service ~ cleaning Finley Recreation Center 

36th

The Philadelphia Graduate Chapter, Inc.

continued its partnership with Temple University

Black Alumni Association - donating 168  “Culturally Correct” Books for minority children living in the predominately Black community of

North Philadelphia.  The total value of our donation

nearly doubles the $1,000 donation of 2015.  

A special thanks is   extended to co-workers, family members and friends whom joined the fight to

improve literacy within the Black Community.  View Caption in Philadelphia Tribune Newspaper. HERE

May 8th --------

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Forty-nine students

attended the College Bus Tour  which visited the Black Historic  Morgan State University.  The majority of our attendees listed Morgan State as one of their top choices and many applied for

admission, with  6 students offered early

admission status.  Take a moment and read about Raphael Robinson's and Danielle's experiences. 

A special thanks extended to all whom

donated and participated in this endeavor

which was cost free to the students.

---------  December, 11

Fellowmen, Friends & Family

participated in the Susan G. Komen  walk for the cure; donating $768 to support the wives, mothers, daughters and women we love.

-------  October, 12th

Zion Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA

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Thanks to our generous donors

and corporate match (Johnson & Johnson) we were able to not only show our support via walking in the Gary Papa walk to end Prostate Cancer,

we were able to make a significant donation

toward research, education and support to fight a leading danger to Black males.

-------  April, 10th

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December, 4th  --------

$1,868

The Philadelphia Graduate Chapter

continued its partnership with the Historic Zion Baptist Church  via a $350 donation for complete family

meals to be prepared and shared by Black families as depicted in the movie Soul Food.   This is the second year the Fellowship has participated in Zion's 

"Black Family Cultural Traditions Program."

Read more about this endeavor in The Sunday Sun newspaper article by clicking HERE.

 In recognition of the establishment of our beloved organization, the Fellowmen of the Philadelphia Graduate Chapter and guest gathered together at a local restaurant for our Annual Founders Day Dinner 

Family Fellewowship trip to Arden Theater to see August Wilaon's Award winning play
Two Trains Running 

-----------  June, 10th

August  26th -----

$768

1962

$350

Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship, Inc.  ~  Building a Better Tomorrow  ~  One Young Man at a Time