Affiliates and Charity Partners

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our affiliates and charity partners whose unwavering support bolsters the efforts of DBE in PA and enriches all our events. Your collaboration and commitment are instrumental in our shared mission, and we are honored to work alongside you in serving our community.

Local Commonwealth Organizations

British Commonwealth Societies of Greater Philadelphia
Here is a calendar of all the British Commonwealth Societies Events of the Greater Philadelphia Area.
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British Offers Club (BOC)
Members of the BOC are British and Commonwealth Forces plus United States Military who have served with British / Commonwealth Forces. Friends of the BOC are Ladies and Gentlemen of good will, sponsored by two members, and are welcome at all events.
Visit British Officer’s Club of Philadelphia

British Officer’s Cricket Club (BOCC)
The British Officers Cricket Club, founded in 1925 and revitalized in 1986, has played a major role in promoting cricket in Philadelphia, with over 80 members enjoying the game competitively and socially.
British Officer’s Cricket Club

Caribbean Festival Committee
The Annual Caribbean Festival, hosted by the Caribbean Festival Committee at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, attracts over 50,000 attendees, making it one of the year’s most successful events. The Committee aims to promote Caribbean culture and heritage while supporting charitable causes, such as scholarships for Caribbean and Caribbean/American students.
Visit the Annual Philadelphia Caribbean Festival

Irish Society of Philadelphia
Inspired by the need to promote young Irish-Americans; in the fields of business, labor and government including police and fire, law and judicial, “The Irish Society” was conceived in the fall of 1974.
Visit the Irish Society

Miss Caribbean US Beauty Pageant Inc
The Miss Caribbean US is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to empowering young individuals in the community through charity, cultural representation, and positive role modeling. The pageant serves as a fundraiser and platform for participants to gain experience and showcase their skills to a global audience. Public support is needed to sustain and enhance core programs, including pageant preparation, event production, community outreach, scholarships, and education support, all aimed at empowering young women, preserving Caribbean culture, and engaging the community.
Visit the Miss Caribbean US Beauty Pageant Website

Royal Heritage Society of the Delaware Valley
The Royal Heritage Society of the Delaware Valley promotes British heritage, maintains Ormiston Mansion for public benefit, hosts public events, and raises funds for preservation.
Visit the Royal Heritage Society

Team Jamaica Bickle, Inc. (TJB)
Founded in 1994, TJB supports athletic teams from Jamaica and the Caribbean, providing hospitality initiatives to reduce travel costs for athletes, families, and schools competing in the Penn Relays. TJB became a sponsor at the Penn Relays in 1999, the first Jamaican organization to do so, and has received recognition for its philanthropic services.
Visit Team Jamaica Bickle

The English Speaking Union
The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.
Visit ESU

The St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia
The St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia, named in honor of Scotland’s patron saint, is believed to be the oldest charitable membership organization in continuous existence in North America. It was organized in 1747 by twenty-five prominent Pennsylvanians of Scottish ancestry to assist the large numbers of destitute Scots arriving in Philadelphia at that time. Its early members count five signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Visit St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia

The Society of St. George of Philadelphia
Founded in 1772 in Philadelphia on St. George’s Day, The Society of St George, Philadelphia, originally known as “The Society of the Sons of St George,” was established to assist Englishmen in distress. Over the centuries, it has included prominent Philadelphians such as Benjamin Franklin and Governor Richard Penn. Today it promotes English-focused educational opportunities and is affiliated with the Royal Society of St George, allowing members to attend events held by Royal Society branches worldwide.
Visit The Society of St. George

The Welsh Society of Philadelphia
Known for its strong and distinguished Welsh population, has been meeting and assisting needy Welsh immigrants since the 18th century. The society has also been a leader among Welsh-American organizations in cultural, philanthropic, and educational programs, and it presents the prestigious Robert Morris Award to a distinguished Welsh-American at its St. David’s Day banquet.
Visit the Welsh Society of Philadelphia