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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Abilities in Motion Finds Success with Nursing Home Transition

The latest numbers surrounding coronavirus deaths in Berks County are astounding, 3 out of 4 deaths are residents of nursing homes. As the numbers climb higher each...

Opportunity House Awarded $26,200 Grant to Create Food Pantry

Berks County Community Foundation has awarded a grant of $26,200 to Opportunity House to renovate a loading dock to create a food pantry at the shelter at...

Construction Work Resumes for Habitat for Humanity of Berks County

The construction team at Habitat for Humanity of Berks County is ready to resume their work. Shut down by the governor’s orders in March, the team of...

Berks County Community Foundation Awards Grants to K9 Units

Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $34,700 in grants to support K9 units at three law enforcement agencies in the region. The grants were issued from two...

United Way Distributes Safety and Personal Care Products to Nonprofits

During these uncertain times, local companies and nonprofits are partnering in creative ways to provide help and relief to our community’s nonprofits and those most in need....

Olivet Begins Serving Free Dinners for Kids in the Kenhorst Area

Olivet Boys & Girls Club has begun distribution of grab-and-go dinner meals for children in the Kenhorst/ Governor Mifflin area. With the support of organizations, businesses and...

Habitat Berks Future Homeowners Find Hope During Coronavirus Crisis

Two hard-working single moms with plans for the future found their hopes in danger when they were both laid off from their employers due to the coronavirus. Both...

Camel Project Launches Online Climate Assessment to Measure Effects of COVID-19

The Camel Project has launched an online Climate Assessment to measure the effects of COVID-19, stay-at-home orders, and physical distancing rules across the country. The purpose of...

Olivet Boys & Girls Club Announce Aaron Oliver as Youth of the Year

The Olivet Boys & Girls Club announced club member Aaron Oliver as the organization’s 2020 Youth of the Year. The announcement was made via a virtual press...

BCTV: LGBT Center of Reading Increases Community Services in Light of Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many daily activities and has placed enormous pressure on local community organizations. One of those organizations struggling to fulfill their mission is...
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