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Tiger Pause Needs Your Help Building a Splash Pad for Beaver Falls Children

Matching Grant Opportunity A splash pad is an area for water play that has no standing water. This eliminates the need for lifeguards or other supervision, as there is practically no risk of drowning. Currently, there is no relief from the summer heat for children and families in Beaver Falls. All new donations (from anyone who hasn’t given in the past year) or donations specifically designated for this project over and above your regular giving will be matched dollar-for-dollar through this generous grant. Please consider a special gift to this project. “Matching Grant” written on the memo line of your donation check will ensure those monies are matched for this project. You can also give online by clicking the “Donate” button at the bottom of this email. As always, thank you for your generous support of Tiger Pause and the children and families of Beaver County whom we serve for His glory. Morado Center Update Nobody Greater Than You… That song, “Nobody Greater Than You”, was taught to the students at our site when our after-school program resumed in September. The song goes on to say, “I searched all over, couldn’t find nobody, I searched high and low, still couldn’t find nobody. Nobody greater than You.” That is the lesson we wanted to instill into the spirit of the students at the Tiger Pause Morado Center. Read on… Opportunities to Help MASONRY / BRICK WORK 911—We have an urgent need for the side of a wall by the steps leading to our church building’s basement to be repaired. If you are able and willing to help with this task, please call Matt at 724-843-2384. Highlights and Successes Rocco and Bobby Bianco have donated a building to Tiger Pause. The building sits right next to McDonald’s and is the former location of the Tiger Pause Furniture Bank. This now brings the total of our main street properties to five. Three of these locations are currently empty and waiting for small business owners with a solid business plan to move in and help revitalize our wonderful city. If you have an interest in establishing a business in one of our properties, contact our office at 724-843-2384. The hard-working young men in our Eye of the Tiger Work Program have picked-up donated furniture from over 260 homes and businesses this year as well as thousands of dollars in scrap metal. These efforts have afforded Tiger Pause the ability to employ more young men, teaching them the job skills, life skills, and Christian principles needed to be successful in life. Alongside our workers, we have supervised over 162 hours of community service volunteers and almost 2,500 hours of volunteer labor by Geneva College students and staff and community and church groups. We appreciate everyone’s efforts to make Tiger Pause more successful in it’s God-given goal to reach people for Christ. Prayer Requests Please pray for the protection, perseverance, and courage of our workers to be able to continue the work God has led them to do in our community. Also, please pray that God would provide for specific building upgrade and renovation needs for revitalization of our remaining main street properties. Special Recognition Congratulations to the Beaver Falls High School Football Team on another winning season with upsets against Central Valley and Freeport. Your hard work on behalf of your team, school, and community are always appreciated! Before I arrived at Tiger Pause, the legend of Frannie’s cupcakes on Football Fridays had my mouth watering. Once again, Mrs. Frannie McDonald, escorted by her handsome husband Roy, delivered the sweet tooth fixer for our football team. Thank you, Roy and Fran, for your delicious treats! We would like to give another shout-out to all our Saturday Geneva College volunteers. We have had five Geneva work days over the last nine Saturdays, and, as usual, the turn-out was great and the workers worked hard. They cleaned and organized our Furniture Bank and hung drywall in our staff apartments, helping us to come that much closer to finishing those renovations. So, thank you to all those Geneva students who gave of their time to Tiger Pause.

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