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Small But Mighty Team Helps Load For Latvia

Mid-Atlantic Branch volunteers loaded medical equipment, blankets, hygiene kits, bikes, school kits, sports equipment and clothing for Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latvia. A small but mighty team of 5 accomplished the job in just under four hours, all due to some serious ‘Girl Power.’ Several of our regular male loaders were unavailable, so two young…

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Gifts Delivered to Those in Need in Kyrgyzstan

Social Charity Fund “Compassion” in Kyrgyzstan was able to share quilts, coats, winter accessories, clothing, shoes, medical equipment and bicycles with many families living in poverty, the homeless and with widows from war. Kyrgyzstan has been through three revolutions since 1991 and conditions have not improved. Thank you, Mid-Atlantic Branch donors and volunteers for helping…

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Group of Local Youth Help Sort and Pack

On April 13th Mid-Atlantic Branch welcomed thirteen volunteers from the Leo Club of Avon Grove Charter School. Along with their advisor, the teenagers prepared and boxed 321 Hygiene Kits in just under three hours. Their joyous work attitude exemplified the club’s motto of Leadership Experience Opportunity as they finished the kits and moved on to…

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Volunteers Load Container of Aid for Malawi

Mid-Atlantic Branch volunteers in West Grove had some great help from strong college students from nearby Lincoln University, who joined efforts and made the process go more quickly to load a container bound for Malawi. A new Recipient – Action for Progress is grateful to soon be receiving 120,744 Kids Against Hunger meals, Bibles, choir…

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Many Colors of Love

(Assistant Branch Manager, Rob Hall, with blankets) In January 2022 Mid-Atlantic Branch was happy to receive a delivery of 80 hand-crocheted afghans from Project Linus, an organization dedicated to providing security for children through blankets. In just the last two years The Blanket Circle at Maris Grove, PA, our local Project Linus club, has donated…

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Again Great Success At Boscov’s “Friends Helping Friends Day”

Boscov’s Department Store’s “Friends Helping Friends Day” fundraiser, held October 20th, was once again a great success! Thanks to a matching grant of $1,000, Mid-Atlantic Branch raised over $3,300 through the sale of five-dollar discount shopping passes to the annual store-wide event.  After last year’s low Covid turnout, volunteer teams and customers alike were delighted…

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