Germantown Community fridge is feeding those in need

Localish logo
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Germantown Community fridge is feeding those in need
EMBED <>More Videos

The fridge helps feed the community and is stocked by the community. And it's all thanks to a Philly teacher who wanted to connect her schools with the community.

A Philadelphia teacher has come up with a creative way to help feed those in need.

Jane Ellis of Mount Airy is a fourth-grade teacher at Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia's Germantown section.

As teaching went virtual, Ellis was searching for ways to connect with her students and the community. So she pitched the idea of the "Germantown Fridge" to the school, and they approved it.

The fridge is on the outside of the school surrounded by a wooden shed, so anyone can safely access it 24/7, no questions asked.

Watch more Philadelphia Localish videos anytime at or on our family of streaming apps (Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku).