Celebrate National Public Gardens Day

The Friday before Mother’s Day our country celebrates National Public Gardens Day to increase awareness of public gardens, community gardens, arboretums and botanical gardens. The West Ward Neighborhood Partnership is doing our part in Easton, where we have the largest number…
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Easton, Events, hunger, poverty

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United Way Forum on The State Budget: Alan Jennings Offers Comments on the Governor’s Proposed Budget

The United Way held a forum on the state budget today. CACLV Executive Director Alan Jennings was one of the panelists who offered comments on the governor’s proposed budget. His comments are posted below. For more information on the state…
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community action, economic crisis, hunger, legislation, mortgage foreclosure, politics, poverty, unemployment, youth

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News Release: Local Food Banks Help Residents In Need Following Power Outages

Contact: Janice Osborne Regional Communications Officer Telephone: (610) 865-4400 Pager: (610) 830-9771 FOR MEDIA ONLY  Northeast PA food banks available to help residents See bottom of news release for complete list of Northeast PA Region Red Cross chapters and contact…
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Allentown, Bethlehem, hunger, media coverage, Uncategorized

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No Peas, Please.

We welcome back to Poverty’s Edge, Sharon Alexander, Development Coordinator at Second Harvest Food Bank of Lehigh Valley and NE Pennsylvania.         “What do you like most in your bag?”  “Do you like grape jelly?” “What about potatoes?”  These are examples…
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Allentown, hunger, Uncategorized

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Neighborliness – a Nation that Cares

We welcome back Janet Ney, former Associate Executive Director of CACLV.  Janet currently serves as the Coordinator of Advocacy and Outreach for the Second Harvest Food Bank  of Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania. My sixth grade teacher used to accuse…
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community action, economic crisis, hunger, local government, poverty, Uncategorized

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