Friday, January 25, 2013
Trevose Fire Company teamed up with Cradles to Crayons for a day of service.
Trevose Fire Company and Cradles to Crayons has a "very successful day" of service, according to a post on the fire company's website. The fire station was a collection point on Monday, Jan. 21 for items such as clothing, shoes, baby items, toys, school supplies and more. Cradles to Crayons volunteers were at the firehouse from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to collect the items so that they can be given to children living in poverty in the southeastern Pennsylvania area. "We want to thank the community for pulling together and helping this great organization," Trevose Fire Company posted on its website. Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter Cradles to Crayons is year-round program that provides essential items to …
Monday, January 21, 2013
If you are looking for a place in the area to donate your time and energy, take a look at some of the available opportunities.
This Monday, January 21, the country celebrates the life of a civil rights pioneer on Martin Luther King Day. Since the day was first established in 1983, it slowly evolved into a day of service, when people and communities donate their time and energy toward a good cause. There are plenty of opportunities in the area for anybody interested in volunteering either on Monday or any other time throughout the year. For a lot of these organizations and non-profits, a few extra helping hands can be just as valuable as cash donations. Lower Bucks County Disabled American Veterans Where: 5915 Bristol-Emilie Rd., Levittown What: Volunteers participating in this event will assist in cleaning and reorganizing the kitchen and thrift operation. …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Here are five facts you might not have known about the civil rights leader.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Today we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who played a significant role in ushering in a new era for America - one that has opened the doors to equal opportunity, not only for blacks in America, but for every other immigrant race, ethnicity and nationality that has come to our shores. 1. The Making of a Leader - Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929. He skipped 9th and 12th grade, entering Morehouse college when he was 15 years old. He received his B.A. degree in 1948 from Morehouse College, and then studied theology at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania where he was elected president of a predominantly white senior class. After he was awarded a B.D. in 1951, he …