August 3, 2023


Congratulations To Our Volunteer Of The Year
Congratulations to Andrea Stripen, our 2023 Volunteer of the Year

Andrea Stripen

Volunteer of the Year, Philadelphia Chapter

For the past five years, Andrea has worked weekdays and weekends to address urgent calls for help from incarcerated individuals and their families in Philadelphia. In addition, Andrea has co-led the Prison Society's Philadelphia volunteers, conducting trainings, convening meetings, and ensuring all requests for help from incarcerated people and their families in Philadelphia receive prompt attention. Her efforts have consistently ensured that these pleas receive the attention and support they deserve.

With this award, we proudly acknowledge and honor Andrea's unwavering commitment to promoting health, safety, and dignity behind bars. Her invaluable contributions have made a significant impact on the lives of Pennsylvanians impacted by incarceration, exemplifying the very essence of dedication and compassion.

Celebrate with us!

We'll be celebrating Andrea and all of our annual award winners in person at our annual LOVE ABOVE BARS event on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at World Café Live in Philadelphia. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities will be announced soon. In the meantime, please SAVE THE DATE and plan to join us for an evening of networking, food, drinks, and more!

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