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 Society2017-10-24T23:17:47+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 Game2017-10-09T16:53:27+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 Month2017-09-12T12:52:37+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 Drive2017-08-07T14:31:55+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 Services2017-06-26T11:42:54+00:00

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

2017-06-16T12:30:57+00:00

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties. The Mashintonio #2 Farm was preserved on June 1, 2017. This 90-acre grain farm is located on Hoffmansville Road in New Hanover Township. This newest farm brings the total to 159 farms and 9,351 acres preserved under the Montgomery County [...]

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County2017-06-16T12:30:57+00:00

Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities

2017-03-30T22:09:51+00:00

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way to make a profound difference in the lives of patients. Nearly 2.8 million generous people donated blood through the Red Cross last year. The Red Cross salutes these volunteer blood donors who helped [...]

Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities2017-03-30T22:09:51+00:00

Happening People: Ruth Deming of New Directions Brings Hope and Positivity to Local Community

2017-02-22T11:30:04+00:00

by Anna Idler Ruth Z. Deming, "The Belle of Cowbell Road" Deming, MGPGP, Director/ Gardener/ Artist. "Channel your feelings into Art!" 5-30-07 In 1984, Ruth Deming is 38 years old. She is happily divorced, living in an apartment with her two children Sarah and Dan. And she is slowly starting to lose her [...]

Happening People: Ruth Deming of New Directions Brings Hope and Positivity to Local Community2017-02-22T11:30:04+00:00