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Updated ways to support immigrant and refugee families

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As we reach the holiday season, we hope you will take some time to reach out to Congress in support of other families in need.

Over the past year, we've heard reports of horrific conditions in shelters where unaccompanied children were held.. In August 2019, the government announced they had no plans to give the flu shot at border detention camps - despite the deaths of at least three children from the flu while in custody. In October, we learned that 1500+ additional migrant children were separated at the border in the United States. 207 of the children were under the age of 5. We've now reached a record number of children detained, plus an over 50% increase in the number of pregnant women detained.

Even when they aren't separated from their children, whole families remain in detention, with the Administration currently appealing a decision that would enforce a 20-day time limit on family detentions. This type of long-term detention is shown to lead to stress and long-ter…

Supporting PathWays PA throughout the year

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As we get to the end of the year, many individuals and companies are looking for ways to give back to their communities. Here are some ways you can help PathWays PA for the holidays or throughout the year!
Donations: You can help to end poverty, homelessness, and abuse by making a donation! The support you provide will help the most vulnerable women, children, teens, and families. Visit PathWaysPA.org to donate or text "PathWaysPA" to 521-82.


Donate items: We also offer ways to donate material items. To see what our agency needs that is available on Amazon, check out our general wish list or our Welcome Kits lists for moms, children, and babies.

Volunteering: PathWays PA has an ongoing need for volunteers. Giving your time is a great way to help families in your own community. Visit PathWaysPA.org to see what you can do.

Shopping: Every time you buy on Amazon via AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate .5% of your total purchase to PathWays PA! Visit smile.amazon.com and search for Pat…