New Monthly Giving Program

 The Irish Immigration Center is a place for Community - Connections – Culture – Comfort and Consular Support. We are excited to introduce a new monthly giving program and ask you to consider supporting the Irish Immigration Center on a monthly basis in 2018. Here are 10 reasons to give a suggested $10 a month; 10 Reasons to give $10 a month to the Irish Immigration Center Community:

1. We provide a home away from home for the Irish Community in Philadelphia. We help bring people together!

2. We act as a trusted resource to the community and to Irish People who are new to the area

3. We offer services and support community open up to groups that both enrich and keep the community healthy. -We do this by helping Irish organisations/groups in our area by providing meeting space, resources, support, and partnership opportunities to diverse community groups such as; a genealogy group, the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) and the Solace House Suicide Awareness and Prevention committee. Connections:

4. We connect with all aspects of the Irish Community – culture, language, business, sport and government. -The Center is a central hub in the Irish Philadelphia community – connecting leaders from various Irish organizations and hosting joint Irish Philadelphia community events.These connections; help new immigrants find work and work and necessary services, as well as establish their own networks. establish their own networks. -Act as a liaison with the Irish government and connect high-level Irish politicians and diplomats with the Irish community. Culture:

5. We host weekly and monthly gatherings for almost 600 Irish and Irish-American Seniors in the region; -We organize social, cultural and educational events for this group, including day trips, guest speakers, music, films, trivia, bingo and health screenings.

6. We host a Foróige Youth group that aims to foster a sense of Irish identity and heritage for the next generation of Irish Americans in Philadelphia, while also promoting civic engagement and providing leadership opportunities.

7. We work with the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) to further promote our culture and traditions through the Gaelic games. Comfort and Consular Support:

8. We provide information, guidance and referrals to hundreds of people on the U.S. Immigration Systems. -We promote citizenship- We help eligible Irish-American’s apply for Irish Citizenship and passports and we help eligible Green Card holders apply for U.S. citizenship.

9. We provide consular support to hundreds of Irish citizens; renewing Irish passports, applying for the first time and providing assistance with emergency travel situations.

10. We provide comfort, guidance, and counseling to those in need of support. Set up your monthly gift in 2 simple steps!

1. Click “Donate Now”, 2. Click “Recurring”, select the amount you want to give and follow the steps to enter your debit/credit card information. Alternatively; complete the form overleaf and sign the authorization below and we can set it up for you. Cash or Checks are also welcome as a method of payment on a monthly basis.

Posted on January 2, 2018 .

Upcoming Events

Free Immigration Clinic

  • Monday, November 6, 2017, Irish Immigration Center, 7 South Cedar Lane, Upper Darby
  • 2:00pm  6:00pm

Need visa advice, a greencard renewal or help with your U.S. citizenship paperwork? Book your appointment now on 610-789 6355 to speak one of our lawyers. Please note that we hold immigration clinics on the first and third Monday of the month. Appointments are required.

Plan Your Financial Future

  • Monday, November 6, 2017, Irish Immigration Center, 7 South Cedar Lane, Upper Darby
  • 7:00pm  9:00pm

It’s never too late to start your financial planning. New York Life agent, Paddy Carberry will present ways to financially prepare for all your different life stages, from planning your children’s education funds, life and injury coverage for the self-employed to preparing for your retirement. Some of the topics covered include:

  • 401K's, IRA's and Roth IRA'S. 
  • Life Insurance.
  • College funding and education planning, 529 plans
  • Mortgage protection. 
  • Long-Term Care. 
  • Rollovers, what your options are and how to handle your 401k at retirement.
  • Child gifting

We will also have a questions and answers session where Paddy will be able to advise you on any queries you may have. This will be a super informative information session and all are welcome to attend. Please confirm your attendance via our Facebook events page or call 610-789-6355. This is a free event.

Let's Play Cash Bingo

  • Friday, November 17, 2017, St. George's Church, 1 W. Ardmore Ave., Ardmore
  • 7:00pm  10:00pm

CASH BINGO, 10 Games with additional raffles. 
This is a B.Y.O.B event.
Advance tickets $25.00 purchased here.
Tickets at the door $30.00.
All proceeds will benefit the Irish Immigration Center.

Posted on October 24, 2017 .

Second Annual Golf Outing

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Get ready for our second Annual Golf Outing!

Following on from the massive success of last year's Annual Golf Outing fundraiser, we are returning to Cobbs Creek Golf Club on Sunday, September 10 at 1 p.m for our second Annual Golf Fundraiser. Assemble your team and have your golf bags ready because, if it's anything to go by last years event, it's going to be a lot of fun.
We also have some exciting sponsorship opportunities, so get on board and participate!

When and Where?
Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1.p.m.
Location: Cobbs Creek Golf Course, 7400 Lansdowne Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19151
Cost: $100 per golfer includes light breakfast, dinner, and prizes.
You can sign up by calling the Irish Immigration Center on 610-789-6355 or below.
Golf information: 1 p.m. shotgun, format- 4 person better ball, closest to the pins on all par 3’s, 2 longest drives. $100 per golfer includes light breakfast, dinner, and prizes.

Sponsorship Opportunities
We have a number of exciting sponsorship opportunities available at various different levels ranging from Event Sponsor to Patron. Every sponsorship helps us to continue providing the vital services that we give to our community so please consider donating.  

EVENT SPONSOR $1,000 - Individual banner at the event, sponsor signs on all prize holes, recognition on Facebook, and acknowledgement on the Irish Immigration Center’s website for a year.
CORPORATE $500 -  Individual banner at the event, sponsor signs on all prize holes, recognition on Facebook and the Irish Immigration Center’s website.
GOLD $250 - Name on banner, sponsor signs on all prize holes, and recognition on Facebook.
SILVER $100 - Name on individual hole sponsor sign and recognition on Facebook.
PATRON $25 - Name on shared hole sponsor sign and recognition on Facebook.  

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so all contributions are tax deductible. Deadlines for Event, Gold or Corporate levels are September 4th, Silver is September 8. Please contact Leslie or Nicola on 610-7896355 or email to learn more.


Posted on August 18, 2017 .