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McKees Rocks Thrift Store Re-opens

Please Visit Sister Sarah’s Second Chance Thrift Store

Focus On Renewal re-opened its all-volunteer thrift store at 710 Thompson Avenue in the lower level of the Sto-Rox Family Health Center.

There are clothes and toys for infants and children of all ages, and men’s and women’s clothes in all sizes. There’s also furniture, bedding and decorative items, all donated.

All sales benefit the programs and services Focus on Renewalprovides to the Sto-Rox community and surrounding areas.

For now, Sister Sarah’s is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Hours will be expanded if more volunteers are available. Donated items are accepted during thrift store hours.

The store is named after Sister Sarah Crotty, associate director of FOR, and is located at 710 Thompson Ave. Credit cards are accepted.

For more information, please call 412-771-6460 x 300.

New After-School Program in Midland and More

Recent Highlights Tiger Pause Youth Ministries recently opened an after-school program in Midland at Midcrest Homes. It’s off to a great start with 15 students currently attending the program. The new Furniture Bank at 1326 7th Ave is open with the interior completed. We will begin working on the outside renovations soon. Firewood for sale… Continue Reading

Will You ‘Make a Difference’ on October 22nd?

Saturday, October 22nd is Make a Difference Day,  the most encompassing national day of helping others. R.S.V.P.  of Beaver County will be at Beaver Valley Mall on October 21st from 10 to 3 providing information to the  public about opportunities in our community that need volunteers to help them  extend a hand where a hand… Continue Reading

Tee Off For Tiger Pause on August 12th

Tiger Pause Youth Ministry has had a busy summer with 116 children attending our annual summer camp. During the six week camp the students participated in community service, recreational activities, field trips, as well as praise and worship. Friday, August 12th, is the Tee Off For Tiger Pause golf outing Fox Run Golf Course in… Continue Reading

Volunteers are Needed at North Hills Community Outreach

 Volunteer Orientations and Opportunities at NHCO Open Your Heart to a Senior volunteer trainings are held at various times and locations every month. Call 412-307-0071 to learn more about helping a senior remain safe and independent in his own home. North Hills Community Outreach will hold an orientation session for interested volunteers on August 11,… Continue Reading

Be a Tutor and Share Your Talents and Skills

Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry is seeking tutors for all grade levels and subjects. The Anchorpoint tutoring program is seeking volunteer tutors ages 16 years and older. No experience necessary. Expertise in the following |academic areas is particularly helpful: Science—Chemistry, Physics Math—Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus English—Writing and Grammar Foreign Languages—Spanish Continue Reading

NHCO Collecting School Supplies and More for July

NHCO Collecting School Supplies Through July 31, North Hills Community Outreach will collect new backpacks and school supplies for distribution to low-income children in grades K-12. Items needed include backpacks (large ones for older kids are especially needed), pencils, rulers, scissors, crayons, markers, notebooks and folders. For more information, contact Vicki at 412-487-6316, option 1. … Continue Reading