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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Big Kettle in Boyertown Highlights need for Donations

Capt. Joseph Smith of The Salvation Army likes to say that when he needs something, all he has to do as is ask for help on the...

Cafe Esperanza Brings Hope to those Facing Food Insecurity in Reading

​For Pastor Mary Wolfe, opening the doors of Cafe Esperanza to the Reading community is a dream come to fruition. Based on the model provided by nonprofit organization...

950 Meals Distributed to Families in Need by Salvation Army in Reading

The Salvation Army of Reading has kicked off its in-person Red Kettle Fundraising Season to help “Rescue Christmas” for thousands of community residents who are hurting financially...

Blankets of Hope, Fecera’s, and Olivet Clubs Partner to Provide Beds for Youth in...

Olivet Boys & Girls Club, Blankets of Hope, and Fecera’s have announced a partnership to provide beds to youth in need through a cooperative effort. The goal of...

Lonnie Walker IV Foundation Distributes Thanksgiving Meals to Local Nonprofits

In the spirit of giving, the Lonnie Walker IV Foundation distributed over 200 Thanksgiving meals to local nonprofits Thursday night in front of the Geigle Complex at...

One Luv Ministry Invites Families to ‘Thanksgiving Blessing’ Event

One Luv Outreach is inviting members of the community to attend their Annual “Thanksgiving Blessing Fiesta” event on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The event will be held at First Century...

Berks Libraries Receives CARES Grant to Expand Access to Electronic Materials

Berks County Public Library cardholders will find a large increase of new book titles from their digital library thanks to a $50,000 grant funded by the Berks...

Berks County Public Libraries Launches Mobile Job Lab

In an effort to better reach those seeking employment or navigating career transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Berks County Public Libraries will take to the road later...

Nearly $80k Awarded to Boyertown Area Organizations for Community Projects

The Boyertown Area Charitable Program of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $79,600 in grants to eight organizations. The program’s Advisory Committee recently held its annual meeting....

Month long Food Drive for Salvation Army benefits Local Families in Need

Santander Bank employees donated $1,000 worth of food to The Salvation Army of Reading Citadel today, as part of an ongoing commitment to the underserved community in...
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