Coker Council for Arts and Activities plans theater, event center | Helping the Helpers
'We’re seeing a need for energetic, nonprofit work in this year,' vice president and treasurer William Colvin said.
Blueprints helps Washington, Greene county residents with a variety of needs | Helping the Helpers
'We're an anti-poverty organization,' Jeff Fondelier, Blueprints' vice president of operations, said.
Beverly’s Birthdays celebrates children on their special day | Helping the Helpers
'The one thing we all have in common is that we all have a birthday,' founder Megs Yunn said.
Washington Christian Outreach serves the needy | Helping the Helpers
'Anybody can come in and get a hot meal,' assistant director Debbie Boardley said.
Vision Services of Washington-Greene provides help at low to no cost | Helping the Helpers
Vision Services offers a monthly support group for clients and their families on the last Wednesday of each month.
SKW Foundation seeks to help those impacted by gun violence | Helping the Helpers
'We need people to speak up and let people know what they have seen to get it under control,' Ramona Reeves said.
Chestnut Ridge using new state, federal programs to expand services | Helping the Helpers
'We’ve always been the 24-hour mental health and crisis service for Fayette County,' CEO Mike Quinn said. 'That has been going on for 25 or more years.'
Habitat for Humanity in SWPA recovering after pandemic’s one-two punch | Helping the Helpers
'The pandemic had – and to some degree still has – a profound effect on our operations,' Mark Twyford, of Habitat for Humanity of Washington, said.
Pet Search: Seeking foster families, volunteers in SWPA | Helping the Helpers
By Jon Andreassi WASHINGTON, Pa. — Since 1986, Pet Search has been building a network of foster families for dogs and cats in need of homes. Sherry Knight, co-founder of the Washington-based nonprofit, said the organization is an all-volunteer, no-kill animal rescue. They currently have 45 foster families in Washington, Greene, Westmoreland, Allegheny, Beaver, and […]
Washington Jazz Society: Fostering love of music in area youngsters | Helping the Helpers
'By building a foundation on music, that just gives them so many other opportunities,' DeDe MacTaggart said.
Elana’s Blessings: Offering beauty sessions to women battling cancer | Helping the Helpers
By Katherine Mansfield WASHINGTON, Pa. — Born of the grieving process was Elana’s Blessings, a Washington-based nonprofit co-founded in 2015 by Jessica Seger Hilker and her brother David Seger, to honor their late mother, Elana, who died in 2014 following a 16-year battle with breast cancer. During that battle, Elana Seger continued dressing up, doing […]
Keeping the Faith Animal Shelter planned as community resource | Helping the Helpers
'My sister, Erin, and I have always wanted to do this. I mean, (for) decades,' Sara Gmutza-Balling said.