Making it Happening Charity Spotlight: Angel Flight East

2017-12-13T10:32:38+00:00

By Betsy Natter Imagine having a medical condition that required treatment that was only available at a location far from your home. How would you get there and could you afford transportation? If there were no other options for care, what would you do? For thousands of people across the county, that very scenario is [...]

Making it Happening Charity Spotlight: Angel Flight East 2017-12-13T10:32:38+00:00

Making it Happen Charity Spotlight: Special Equestrians Provides Healing and Transformation

2017-11-29T11:41:18+00:00

By Betsy Natter Credit: http://www.specialequestrians.org/ Author Toni Robinson once wrote, “Horses change lives. They give out young people confidence and self-esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls, they give us hope.”  Perhaps there is no place where that is truer than at Special Equestrians, where people with physical, mental and emotional [...]

Making it Happen Charity Spotlight: Special Equestrians Provides Healing and Transformation 2017-11-29T11:41:18+00:00

Happening Charity Spotlight: The Delaware Valley Children’s Charity

2017-11-22T11:51:37+00:00

By Betsy Natter The spirit of giving is perhaps most often expressed during the Christmas holiday season as people share gifts with not only family and friends but often with those in need as well. Yet, this Delaware Valley charity provides assistance and care not only during the festive giving season, but all year round [...]

Happening Charity Spotlight: The Delaware Valley Children’s Charity 2017-11-22T11:51:37+00:00

Making it Happen Charities Spotlight: The AJ Foundation For Children With Autism (AJF)

2017-11-16T10:16:38+00:00

by Betsy Natter Imagine discovering that your child’s struggle to communicate clearly, engagement in repetitive behaviors or difficulty in adapting to social situations resulted in a diagnosis of autism. For a growing number of parents in the U.S. that reality is all too familiar. In fact, it is estimated by the Centers for Disease Control [...]

Making it Happen Charities Spotlight: The AJ Foundation For Children With Autism (AJF) 2017-11-16T10:16:38+00:00

St. Eleanor Parish to Host Clothing Drive to Benefit the Work of the St. Vincent DePaul Society

2017-10-24T23:17:47+00:00

St. Eleanor Parish will be hosting a Clothing Drive to benefit those in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties who are most in need.  The drive, which is a partnership among St. Eleanor Parish Youth Ministry, the St. Vincent DePaul Society, and GreenDrop, will take place on the first weekend of November. “By co-hosting [...]

St. Eleanor Parish to Host Clothing Drive to Benefit the Work of the St. Vincent DePaul Society 2017-10-24T23:17:47+00:00

Abington Senior High School Football Players Tackled Breast Cancer at Abington vs. Council Rock North Game

2017-10-09T16:53:27+00:00

Several years ago the football coaches from Abington and North Penn High Schools were talking and realized that their mothers were both breast cancer survivors.  Since the teams were playing each other during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, they decided to develop activities and events to promote breast cancer awareness at the game.  The tradition continues [...]

Abington Senior High School Football Players Tackled Breast Cancer at Abington vs. Council Rock North Game 2017-10-09T16:53:27+00:00

Kisses for Kyle “Goes Gold” for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

2017-09-12T12:52:37+00:00

http://m.mlb.com/phillies/tickets/splash-page/kissesforkyle The Kisses For Kyle Foundation is “going gold” this September with a variety of high-profile events throughout the Delaware Valley to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Month. The non-profit, which helps families battle childhood cancer by assisting those facing financial emergencies and hardships, will team up with The Philadelphia Phillies and Union [...]

Kisses for Kyle “Goes Gold” for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2017-09-12T12:52:37+00:00

Montgomery Mall to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive

2017-08-07T14:31:55+00:00

On Friday, August 11, 2017 from 2pm to 7pm, Montgomery Mall along with the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on the lower level next to Sears and across from the children’s play area. Area residents can register to donate blood between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. online through the American Red Cross, but walk-ins are also [...]

Montgomery Mall to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive 2017-08-07T14:31:55+00:00

Tall Trees Music Fest 

2017-08-07T11:10:19+00:00

Convergence Music will be hosting their annual Tall Trees Music Fest on Saturday September 23,2017 in Collegeville! This event will have two stages packed with live music all evening. Admission is a requested donation of $20 with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. The Festival will feature talented local groups such as Darla, [...]

Tall Trees Music Fest  2017-08-07T11:10:19+00:00

Beastfeeding Resource Center Receives Grant From Green Tree Community Health and Educational Breastfeeding Services

2017-06-26T11:42:54+00:00

The BRC, which has locations in Abington, Bensalem, and Wayne, PA, has received a $5,000 grant from the Green Tree Community Health Foundation in support of general operating expenses. Susan Hansen, PhD., President and CEO of the Foundation, on behalf of the Board of Trustees on May 25, 2017, made announcement of the grant. Colette [...]

Beastfeeding Resource Center Receives Grant From Green Tree Community Health and Educational Breastfeeding Services 2017-06-26T11:42:54+00:00