Showing posts from March, 2018

Work to oppose gun violence

As word continues to filter out about another school shooting, this one in Maryland, legislators and students are debating new gun legislation. While Congress does not have anything scheduled for a vote, Pennsylvania is examining a law that would require the subjects of Protection from Abuse orders to give up their guns. Meanwhile, students and their supporters across the country are getting ready to march against gun violence this weekend. As of Tuesday, March 20, 829 events against gun violence are scheduled worldwide on March 24.

Take Action:

PA state legislators are considering a bill that would require people under a Protection from Abuse Order to surrender their firearms to a sheriff or judge within 48 hours of receiving the order. Please call your legislators to share your thoughts. The Bucks County Women's Advocacy Coalition has put together an Action Alert with sample language. If you do not live in Bucks County, please visit the PA General Assembly website to find your l…

Come to our Children's Art Show and Friendraiser!

Please consider joining us as we share artful creations from our Therapeutic Art Enrichment program. The children experience less anxiety, build positive relationships and create mindful art while residing at the Center for Families. We hope that you enjoy their work as much as they do. Some of our young artists will be onsite to talk with you and answer some of your questions about their work. Hoping to see you real soon!

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Exton
1105 East Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341
Saturday, April 14, 2018
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Entrance Fee: Donate from items below for our kitchen at The Center for Families. Monetary donations will be accepted as well.

Items needed for the Kitchen at Center for Families

Large mixerLarge food processorKnivesStorage containers (large, medium, small)Large mixing bowlsLarge serving utensilsOven mittsKitchen towelsMicrowave (2)Water pitchers (8)Ice traysKitchen buckets for sanitizer and rinsing surfacesSink stoppersColandersVeggi…

Give Kids a Smile Day!

From our friends at PCCY.

Smile Day is free dental care for children 1-18 years old, particularly children who are uninsured, have no dental insurance or haven’t been to the dentist in over 6 months.

Children will receive care in dentist’s offices in Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

Call PCCY to make an appointment (in any language) starting on March 12th at 215-563-5848 x21.

Read more here!

If you get food stamps and lost food in the winter storms, read this.

Our friends at Community Legal Services are reminding SNAP (food stamp) recipients that if you lose food because of a power outage, fire, or flood, you might be eligible to get it replaced. You have to act fast, though - notify your welfare office or customer service center within 10 days of when the food is spoiled.

Read more about what to do from CLS here.