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.
Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette seeking volunteers, donations to serve the elderly | Helping the Helpers
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused fundraisers for Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Fayette to be canceled, the organization's volunteers are still serving the needs of those in the community.
City Mission – Living Stones hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic | Helping the Helpers
Like other area non-profits, the Uniontown organization is seeing a strong need for human services in the community, which they are trying to meet with their fundraising sources cut.
Uniontown’s Mary House provides structure and stability for women | Helping the Helpers
The former St. Mary Nativity Convent was transformed into a transitional home for women to live in community and gain support to achieve their life goals.
Uniontown’s East End United Community Center strives for unity and outreach | Helping the Helpers
The East End United Community Center has not stopped trying to make people in the community come together and prosper, even during COVID-19.
Fayette Friends of Animals sees increase in adoptions during pandemic | Helping the Helpers
The shelter, which is the county's only no-kill shelter, has often been forced to stash cats wherever they could find room because so many people were dropping them off at the clinic. They accepted as many as they could.
Uniontown’s State Theatre is looking forward to return in live performances | Helping the Helpers
It's been more than nine months since performers took the stage at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown, with COVID-19 regulations hampering lucrative productions at the historic venue.
In Fayette County, hunters share the harvest to feed the hungry | Helping the Helpers
Last year, more than 4,000 hunters donated about 160,000 pounds of venison – the highest total in the 29 years the program has been in place.
Hit by pandemic, SWPA’s Touchstone Crafts Center looks for 2021 comeback | Helping the Helpers
“[The need for] self-care is amplified with the pandemic, but it’s also something we should’ve been concentrating on before. We never take time to do something for ourselves, and we’re all guilty of that,” he said.
SWPA nonprofit The River Fund helps children far and near | Helping the Helpers
Parents often tell their children to do good deeds and give back to their communities. Not this SWPA family.
The Fayette County Cultural Trust: Enriching SWPA’s quality of life | Helping the Helpers
“The Fayette County Cultural Trust is all about collaboration and inclusion using the philosophy that the only way forward is through teamwork,” said Executive Director Daniel Cocks.