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EPX Statement Against Racial Injustice

The East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association (“EPX”) is outraged and saddened by the killings of Black and other people of color taking place across the country.  The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, among many others, further evidence the systemic, institutionalized, and targeted racism that is deeply rooted in our country.  We have…
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Donate Coronavirus Relief for Front-line Workers

In these strange times, many of us feel adrift and aren’t quite sure what to do to help others. In the first few weeks of the coronavirus, EPX donated breakfast and lunch to frontline healthcare workers at Methodist hospital and it was tremendously satisfying to know we were making a difference in a long and…
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POSTPONED – Red Gravy Cookoff

Due to current health concerns regarding the novel coronavirus covid-19 the #2020RedGravyCookoff is postponed until large gatherings are permitted again. We hope to be able to announce a fall date. Keep practicing your red gravy recipes, home cooks, and we will let you know when we are able to host this event.

#2020RedGravyCookoff tickets on sale now

Adult tickets are only $20 and children 10 and under are free. Admission will get you samples of each 10 competing sauces, as well as a full serving of the gravy of your choice over macaroni cooked by Mama Maria herself, as well as vegan meatballs from Triangle Tavern. You will also get complimentary bread from New York Bakery,…
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Now accepting entrants for the #2020RedGravyCookOff !

It’s finally back! The very popular EPX Red Gravy Cook-Off is now accepting entrants for the 2020 competition. You could be one of ten contestants to compete for the chance of taking home one of two prizes – Crowd Favorite or Judge’s Choice. Taking place Sunday, April 19, 2020, from 4-6pm at Ss. Neumann and…
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Thank you for giving and Happy New Year from EPX

Seasonal Giving Thanks to your generous donations we were able to raise over $1,000 and purchase gifts for teens to be distributed by United Communities Southeast Philadelphia. Thank you as well to the fifteen volunteers who showed up to wrap the gifts! You all made a real impact in our community. EPX is a non-profit 501c3 charitable organization,…
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EPX launches Toy Drive for United Communities

This holiday season EPX is partnering with United Communities to raise funds and collect donations for a toy drive for local South Philadelphia children. This #givingTuesday please support EPX’s charitable drive to raise money and accept donations of new toys for kids 0-18. Although toys of all age ranges will be gratefully appreciated, older children…
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