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Beaver County Youth Positively Impacted Through Tiger Pause Youth Ministry

Beaver County Youth Positively Impacted Through Tiger Pause Youth Ministry

What an amazing Fall semester! All of our sites are filled to capacity with students! Four of our sites have gone on field trips to either the Carnegie Science Center or Fun Fore All. Our Geneva staff has brought skills, talents, and gifts that have blessed our programs and children in countless ways. Tiger Pause continues to be blessed with different opportunities that positively impact the lives of the children we serve. This semester Tiger Pause was nominated by the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) for the Book, Toys, and More program. Two students from each site attended the event where they received gifts, were recognized by the PSEA’s House of Delegates, and were provided a wonderful lunch! The after-school program continues to grow and develop in such remarkable ways! Praise God!

Wonderful things are also happening at the downtown Beaver Falls site specifically. This month we are learning and exploring the story of John the Baptist and the Birth of Jesus. The kids amaze me with their hunger to learn more about the story each day, their thoughtful questions, and application of the story to their own lives. Along with learning these stories from the Bible, we are learning the skill of money management. With the holidays around the corner, the kids realize they may be getting money and it is never too early to learn to manage that money! We have been discussing theContinue Reading

Card With a Cause Gives Opportunity for Disabled Bolivian Artists

Card With a Cause Gives Opportunity for Disabled Bolivian Artists

Hand-painted cards made by disabled Bolivian Artists, available through Amizade Local nonprofit Amizade Global Service-Learning is now the U.S. retailer for the CEOLI Card Project. Amizade is a longtime partner with CEOLI, the Center for Educational and Vocational Preparation for the Disabled, located in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The cards, available for purchase at ceolicards.org, are producedContinue Reading

Familylinks, Vintage, Inc. Join Forces to Create Stronger Future for Senior Services

Familylinks to Expand Senior Services Programs, Become Parent of Vintage Vintage to Retain Name, Programs, Service Locations and Management The Boards of Directors of two non-profit agencies this week voted unanimously to authorize the affiliation of Familylinks and Vintage, Inc. as part of their respective plans  to expand Familylinks’ overall senior ancillary services and toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Volunteering to Love, Loving to Volunteer

Volunteering to Love, Loving to Volunteer

As a freshman at The University of Pittsburgh, Kate Werley knew she wanted to make a commitment to volunteering. “I knew that I wanted to get involved in the community, so I went to the Volunteer Fair [at The University of Pittsburgh],” Kate explained. “I’ve always enjoyed volunteering, but some past experiences were one-day events.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Help is Available for Kids, Families and Adults at Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry

Women’s Self Care Support Group – Feel empty?  Moody?  Not interested in things you once were? Overwhelmed with life? Reduce stress, tackle anxiety, and strengthen boundaries while building practical coping techniques and tools in a confidential, healing, and supportive environment. This group starts February 28th and runs through May 2nd  on Saturdays from 10:30am toContinue Reading