147 students participated in a dance mini -THON to raise money for The Four Diamonds Fund.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Do you have items you no longer need? A number of holiday collections are underway and items can be easily donated at one location. Find out more.
Are you buying a new winter jacket? Do you have clothes, blankets and other like-new items that aren't being used? Are your kids getting new toys to replace their slightly used ones? Do you have old cell phones that are collecting dust? If you have items you’d like to toss but aren’t sure what to do with them, a number of collections are taking place in Northampton Township and items can be dropped off at area churches and thrift stores. Clothing: If you have coats you no longer need or slightly used clothes, donations are being collected through Goodwill. A donation center is open at 2365 East Lincoln Highway in Langhorne, the site of a future Goodwill store. Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church has a shoe collection to support the St. …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Several Philadelphia-based nonprofits are trying to encourage people to pause in their shopping and find a way to help others.
Will donating to charity ever be as popular as shopping during the holiday season? A partnership of nonprofits hopes so. For many people, the holiday shopping marathon began on Thanksgiving day, with some national chains opening their doors just hours after the traditional turkey dinner. Then comes Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, which has morphed into Cyber Week. Now, there's a new campaign asking you to open your wallet – Giving Tuesday. The Giving Tuesday website says the effort, coming on the heels of days devoted to consumerism, is designed "to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations." …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Members of the Lions Club are asking people to be on the look out for the missing yellow eyeglass collection box.
The yellow mailbox located on Second Street Pike near Taco Bell and across the street from JoAnn Fabric was stolen sometime between Wednesday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 17. Hundreds of pairs of eyeglasses have been deposited in that box by local residents to “Help the Lions Help the Blind," and now that box is gone. Please help the Lions Club to get it back. If you saw someone removing the box, or if you see the bright yellow mailbox in the back of a truck, on the side of the road, at a junk yard or anywhere, please call the Upper Southampton Police Department at their non emergency/voice mail number 215-364-5000.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Patch will make a $1 donation to AmeriCares for every tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds.
You can help rebuild communities that were hit by Hurricane Sandy by donating cans of food, volunteering for cleanup efforts—or simply sending a tweet. Patch is excited to announce our new effort to help support devestated communities after the storm. For every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, we will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, up to $125,000. Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors. You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website, and tweet directly from the site. Spread the word right here in Southampton. A customized tweet that starts “My heart belongs to…” is created from the Patch …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Our Lady of Good Counsel's youth program will be collecting and distributing food to area families in need.
This Thanksgiving season, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish is trying to help local families that are in need. The church's youth program will be collecting food as part of its 12th Annual Turkey Drive and distributing them to needy families. Organizers have requested donations of frozen turkeys, vegetables, canned goods, stuffing, desserts, and all the fixings needed for a holiday dinner. If you are donating a turkey, the volunteers ask that you double bag it – place it in two plastic shopping bags. Those who wish to donate can drop their contribution off in the parking lot of the Citizens Bank in the Davisville Shopping Center Sunday between noon and 1 p.m. Monetary donations will also accepted and greatly appreciated. Please contact …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The school district asks the public to bring clothing to the elementary schools to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Representatives from the Centennial School District are reaching out to the public asking for donations to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Anybody interested in giving away warm, gently used clothing and winter coats should bring the items to any of the district's three elementary schools: Willow Dale, McDonald or Davis.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Been looking for that perfect sized basket, or want to update your Christmas decor? Redemption Episcopal Church is holding a flea market today and tomorrow.
There are many treasures to be found at low prices at the Attic Sale at on Second Street Pike. Rows and rows of donated goods are currently being sold in the basement of the church for very reasonable prices. The sale lasts until 2 p.m. today and is on again Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Jesus Focus Ministry's emergency food pantry collects and distributes food and supplies to those in need around the community.
The food pantry at Jesus Focus Ministry is running low and has put out a call for donations. "You could be donating to your friend or neighbor that may be too ashamed to tell you," read a recent announcement by the pantry staff on Patch. Donations can be dropped off at the ministry's office located on Bristol Road. Some suggested items for donation are: milk, eggs, breads, chicken, canned soups, peanut butter, rice, potato buds, tuna fish, beans, pancakes, dry milk, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, salt, sugar, flour, tooth paste, shampoo, pain medication, soaps and deserts. Don't have the time to purchase dry goods? The food pantry will also accept checks made out to Jesus Focus Ministries. The amount does not matter as every little bit will …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
The newest Impact Thrift Store location is now accepting donations.
After drawing a large crowd for its grand opening April 21, the Feasterville Impact Thrift Store location is now accepting donations. According to Impact Thrift's Facebook page, those interested in donating items to the new Feasterville location should drive around the TJ Maxx end of the building and up the hill to the loading dock/donation area Monday through Saturday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Here are Impact Thrift's donation guidelines: Impact Thrift considers the following as acceptable donations: The following are considered unacceptable donations: Click here to view photos of Feasterville Impact Thrift Store's grand opening.