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Lifting each out of poverty until there is one less


Our Partners

Bank on Philadelphia

The One Less Foundation participates as a Community Educator/Neighborhood Affiliate

Bank on Philadelphia creates the opportunity to leverage a wide distribution of community based organizations, banks, and credit unions to connect moderate and low income consumers to potentially lower-cost or no-cost financial accounts and alternative pay-day loan products. Bank on Philadelphia works to illustrate the process in developing and implementing effective elements for getting unbanked and under-banked residents into mainstream financial accounts.

Operation Hope

The One Less Foundation participates as a teaching partner

Operation HOPE is an international nonprofit organization and the global leader in teaching financial literacy and financial dignity to alleviate poverty around the world.

United Way of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

The One Less Foundation is a participant in the Mentor Providers Network

The United Way works to inspire and unite the power of individuals, the business community, and the public and nonprofit sectors around common goals. Together,we’re able to drive real community impact in our neighborhoods, our communities, and our region.

Mentoring Partnership and Resource Center

The One Less Foundation participates as a recognized mentoring providing organization

MPRC is an organization created by the United Way of Southeast PA and BigBrothersBigSisters Philadelphia to provide resources and access to best practices in the field of youth mentoring,. The organization provides training and workshops to mentors, program managers and provides support in finding volunteer mentors.

Chestnut Hill College

The One Less Foundation partners with Chestnut Hill College in a Service Learning Program

Students in an upper level Sociology/Religion class will learn about poverty during the 2015 fall semester, while working with our organization to lead programs, assist with special projects, research and advocacy work.

Philly Youth Collaboration

The One Less Foundation co-founded this group with Kitchen Cred, to serve as an conduit for organizations that work with youth ages 13-18. The group identifies and shares resources for youth programs and fosters collaborative and partnership work, so the needs of the underserved youth in our community are met from multiple angles.

United Way

Bank on Philadelphia

Operation HOPE

 Inspiration . . .

Our Sponsors


National Penn Bancshares, Inc., with approximately $8.3 billion in assets, is a bank holding company based in Pennsylvania. Headquartered in Boyertown, National Penn Bank operates 120 branch offices comprising 119 branches in Pennsylvania and one branch in Maryland.


Chestnut Hill College

Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center

At The One Less Foundation, we work to ensure our programs and those we serve are receiving the best information and resources that are available to help them during their journey and as they work toward reaching their goals in life. Some of the organizations we partner with are: