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How to support Pa.’s veterans and service members this holiday season
The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is encouraging Pennsylvanians to donate to nonprofit, tax deductible programs that support the commonwealth’s approximately 800,000 veterans and service members.
Lebanon Gives: Community initiative aims to make Lebanon Co. a better place
'The goal of #LebanonGives is to rally our community to go above and beyond the regular year-end giving. #LebanonGives is asking our community to go the extra mile by showing your love for Lebanon,' the group said in a statement.
CASA of Fayette County: Advocating for local children in need | Helping the Helpers
Having the same advocate assigned to a case helps provide the child with much needed consistency, program Director Mitch Samick said.
Six ways to give back to Pittsburghers in need this holiday season
The holiday season is a time to be charitable, and there are scores of specific ways to donate in Pittsburgh this winter.
Junior Achievement of W.Pa. teaches career skills to Fayette Co. students | Helping the Helpers
'Our goal is to get students 100% ready for real life,' Kimberly Sterling, the organization’s communications and marketing manager said.
SWPA’s Children’s Closet gets clothing to children in need | Helping the Helpers
Anyone coming to receive the free clothing can tell volunteers what sizes they need, and they'll receive a package containing those sizes.
Pa. Labor & Industry Dept. donates 600 stuffed toys to families in need | Five for the Weekend
'With all the stuffed toys that come to our Harrisburg office for inspection, L&I staff consider ourselves to be part of Santa’s workshop,' L&I Secretary Jennifer Berrier said in a statement.
State Police’s Camp Cadet develops self-esteem, discipline, teamwork in youth | Helping the Helpers
'We want to build that positive bridge so they can bring that to their community and society as well,' Pa. State Police Trooper Robert Broadwater said
Uniontown Salvation Army building connections with locals through programs | Helping the Helpers
'When people are in need, our job is to find out what the need is and what their story is,' Salvation Army Capt. Erin Rischawy said.