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More than $132K awarded by Makefield Women’s Association in last 5 years

July 28, 2014 | Bucks County Courier Times

Makefield Women’s Association volunteers have looked for ways to help local nonprofits with their missions for more than 40 years, a group member said.

“We are kind of like grown-up Girl Scouts, except we don’t sell cookies,” said MWA volunteer Carolyn Fogel. “Everyone is so anxious to help in whatever way we can.”

The group includes stay-at-home moms, working moms, retirees, people who do not have children and young members of the community who have not started a family.

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Community Calendar – Help Needed: CONTACT Helpline, Volunteer Drivers & Reassurance

July 28, 2014 | Bucks County Courier Times

Provide anonymous, confidential telephone assistance and respond to calls on local helpline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Following training, volunteers are responsible for answering phones in either the Bucks or Montgomery county phone room locations for one 4-hour shift each week.

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Family Service Donation

July 28, 2014 | Bucks County Herald

Through Fox & Roach Charities, Newtown New Homes recently made a donation to the Family Service Association of Bucks County for the Homeless Shelter.

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Volunteers Needed for CONTACT Helpline Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties

July 25, 2014 | Family Service Press Release

Family Service Association of Bucks County is now accepting volunteer applications for their CONTACT Helpline, a free, confidential telephone helpline service for individuals with a wide range of needs and concerns. The CONTACT Helpline serves residents in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Following training, volunteers are responsible for providing telephone assistance and responding to calls on both the local helpline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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Volunteers Needed for Older Adult Reassurance Program Serving Bucks County

July 25, 2014 | Family Service Press Release

Family Service Association of Bucks County is now accepting volunteer applications for their Reassurance Program, a free, confidential telephone service offering reassurance, socialization and safety checks to older adults living in Bucks County. Following training, volunteers are responsible for making regular calls to specific individuals.

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Family Service Expands its School-Based Counseling Program

May 06, 2014 | Family Service Press Release

Family Service Association of Bucks County recently added three new schools to its School-Based Counseling program: Strayer Middle School in Quakertown and Lafayette and Mary Devine Elementary Schools in Bristol Township. With these additions, Family Service now has partnerships with fourteen schools across seven school districts to provide counseling and therapy to children and families directly in the school they attend each day.

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Help Needed: CONTACT Helpline, Volunteer Drivers & Reassurance

May 05, 2014 | Bucks County Courier Times

Provide anonymous, confidential telephone assistance and respond to calls on local helpline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Following training, volunteers are responsible for answering phones in either the Bucks or Montgomery county phone room locations for one 4-hour shift each week.

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Community Sports Bulletin Board: Family Service Association of Bucks County

May 05, 2014 | Bucks County Courier Times

15th annual Drive for Youth. June 9. 10:30 registration, lunch, driving range, putting contest. Noon shotgun start. Scramble format. 5:30 p.m. dinner and awards. Rain or shine. At Jericho National Golf Club, New Hope.

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United Way of Bucks Celebrates Benefactors as ‘Heroes’

May 02, 2014 | Bucks County Courier Times

The United Way 2014 pep rally and breakfast on Friday was as rowdy and enthusiastic as 400 people with pompoms, hand clappers and cheers could make it.

The event was held at Spring Mill Manor in Northampton, and featured volunteers dressed in superhero costumes, and heroes sans capes — the volunteers who helped make the past years successful ones for the agency.

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Beer Fest Rain or Shine in Yardley May 10

May 01, 2014 | Bucks County Courier Times

YARDLEY — Tickets are on sale for Yardley’s seventh annual Beer Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. May 10.

The fest will take place rain or shine under a huge tent overlooking the scenic Delaware River on South Delaware Avenue in Yardley… The beer fest is sponsored by the Yardley Business Association. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Bucks County Homeless Shelter.

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