Welcome to Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation (OARC)

Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation (OARC) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) community development corporation founded in 1983. OARC’s mission is to create and stimulate sustainable economic development through innovative and creative use of our available resources while improving the quality of life for residents in West Oak Lane and other neighborhoods throughout the Northwest section of Philadelphia.

We take a holistic approach toward community revitalization, by focusing on our Five Pillars: Business & Economic Development, Housing Development, Community Engagement, Arts & Culture and Greening Solutions for Sustainable Living!

Presidents Corner

June 1, 2022

Welcome to the month of June!

“Something special is happening in Uptown”!!!  Our Mural Project with Mural Arts Philadelphia has started the scaffolding is up and the process of how the wall is prepped will be a part of our social media!  So check out our Instgram @oarcphilly and Facebook Page Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation and give a follow!  Also, stay tuned to our to be announced Fundraiser which we will reveal the rendering of the new Mural!  There is definitely something special happening in UPTOWN!

We continue our 1st Friday Food give-away every month with Upper Room Missionary Baptist Church!  Please check out our social media to see pictures and to learn how as a Senior in the Uptown Community you can receive a special 1st Friday Food Box and Gift Card to be used at Shoprite!

OARC: Treasured and Thriving!

1983-2023

All the best!

 

OARC MISSION

To create and stimulate sustainable economic development through innovative and creative use of our available resources while improving the quality of life for residents in West Oak Lane and other neighborhoods throughout the Northwest section of Philadelphia.

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