community-service

The Literacy Council of Southwestern Pa. is transforming lives | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 24, 2021

The Literacy Council of Southwestern PA is a nonprofit gem that, for more than 3 1/2 decades has given hope to – and transformed the lives of – people in Fayette County by improving their reading skills.

Corner Cupboard Food Bank committed to ending hunger | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 19, 2021

Corner Cupboard works to meet the food needs of the families, seniors, veterans, and children throughout Greene County who are experiencing hunger.

Ryan’s Tribute: Supporting families who have lost children | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 17, 2021

'“Losing a child can effect anybody at any age, and it’s still that same pain,' Beth Hanzes said. 'That’s not supposed to happen, you’re not supposed to lose a child.'

COMMENTARY

Lebanon, Pa. needs a unified community identity. Here’s how to get there | Opinion

BY: - December 17, 2021

Only through a unified identity can we have disagreements while still recognizing that we are all the same people.

Needs for the hungry remain high in Fayette County. How one group is helping | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 16, 2021

'They’re nose-to-the grindstone, real, true farmers and mountain people who appreciate what we do for them,' an official said.

SWPA trail council maintains its portion of GAP through donations, volunteers | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 15, 2021

'Most of our focus has been to make the trail as safe and pleasant as possible, to bring in as much business as we can into the area,' said Yough River Trail Council President Ted Kovall.

Humane Society of Greene County ‘a happy place’ | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 14, 2021

'Whenever they go out the door to a new family, everybody here is just ... it’s like a birthday party.'

Special Olympics of Fayette County builds skills and confidence | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 13, 2021

'What it means to me is getting to participate in sports, because in school, I wasn’t able to play in sports, and I can be in a team and help people,' Haleigh Sommers, Special Olympics global messenger said.

Therapeutic riding center, Lone Pine Acres, opening in Hopwood | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 12, 2021

'With all the emotional needs in Fayette County, there’s nowhere people can go to just breathe,' Jessica Scott said of the void she's looking to fill .

SWPA’s Geyer Performing Arts Center brings entertainment, education | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 10, 2021

'We’ve built a theater community that is a wonderful place for people and inclusive for all,' an official said.

This W.Pa diaper bank needs your help | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 9, 2021

'Diapers have gone up 14%,' an official said. 'They're hard to afford.'

Despite funding cut, SWPA group still works to revitalize its community | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 8, 2021

The Brownsville Area Revitalization Corporation (BARC) was established in 1989 through the Mon Valley Initiative to help revitalize the town and renovate historic buildings.