Fayette County Association for the Blind assists visually impaired during pandemic | Helping the Helpers
Some of the items they provide are computers and closed circuit televisions, which have a magnifier with different magnification levels that can show those who have low vision what they can’t normally see.
Helping Hands in Masontown needs help from new volunteers | Helping the Helpers
Greg Lofstead is worried about the ticking time bomb that may be facing people who have had a moratorium on unpaid utility bills during the pandemic.
Former Central School to help women, children in need | Helping the Helpers
Typically, Joel 2 Missions would host fundraisers to help meet financial goals; however, like many other nonprofits, they found themselves unable to do anything in-person this year.
Loving Daniel helps families through infant loss | Helping the Helpers
The nonprofit organization Loving Daniel, based in Uniontown, started with one family's devastating loss, but has led them to help hundreds of others through similar pain.
SWPA’s Crosskeys Human Services — providing meals and other services to clients since 1975
Crosskeys Human Services Inc. has and still is continuing to serve the Brownsville and Republic seniors as well as those in need of mental health services in the area.
Connellsville Area Community Ministries helps those who need support | Helping the Helpers
One of the bigger food banks in Fayette County, CACM's serves between 250 and 350 families monthly, Reamer said.
Uniontown’s St. Vincent de Paul Society continues to help the community | Helping the Helpers
The St. Vincent de Paul Society in Uniontown has continued to serve clients, including those who have emergency needs created by the pandemic.
Albert Gallatin Human Services Agency helping seniors through pandemic | Helping the Helpers
Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Albert Gallatin Human Services Agency is still helping seniors stay in touch by sending cards, giving people puzzles to take home with them, offering virtual Bingo sessions and delivering meals five days a week.
Fayette County Community Action Agency delivering help through the holidays | Helping the Helpers
Footage showing lines of cars stretching endlessly in the distance at a food distribution event near Pittsburgh earlier this year caught national attention, while smaller drives locally have also attracted many people in need.
Planting the seed: Brownsville’s Perennial Project revitalizing the borough | Helping the Helpers
Less than two years after it was founded, the nonprofit formed partnerships that are allowing students at Brownsville Area High School to use cutting edge technology to reimagine the borough’s once bustling downtown to aid in revitalization efforts.
Crime Victims’ Center of Fayette County remains open to help | Helping the Helpers
Although the organization had to modify hours and set up their offices to meet COVID-19 guidelines and procedures, Hibbs said they were dedicated to remain open to assist victims of crime and other individuals by encouraging them to achieve and maintain independence through advocacy, counseling, education, crisis intervention and other forms of assistance.
Fayette EMS saddled with financial burdens due to COVID-19 | Helping the Helpers
They received $125,000 in grant money, but lost about $600,000 in income and the funding has largely dried up, said Fayette EMS Administrative Director Bob Topper.