Life Blood of our Community

June 25, 2021By News No Comments

The Life Blood of Our Community is a collaboration of five local nonprofit organizations. Included in the group is the American Cancer Society, North Branch Land Trust, CASA of Luzerne County, Osterhout Free Library, and the Wyoming Valley Children’s Association. The Life Blood of Our Community hosted a three day blood drive/ event on December … Read More

Friendship House

June 25, 2021By News No Comments

Friendship House has operated an Autism Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) Center Based program in Scranton, PA since November 2002 serving over 500 children.  The goal of the Autism program is to assist the child and his/her caregiver in developing “learning to learn skills” to better prepare them for inclusion in naturalistic settings within school … Read More

Meet John. It was the best day of his life!

June 22, 2021By Impact, News No Comments

Meet John.  Over the last 12 months, it’s been difficult to find activities or programs where it’s comfortable for John to interact with other kids.  Aside from school, he hasn’t been out of the house.  John’s mom Lara heard about the Respite Saturday at Camp Orchard Hill from a friend and found the details on … Read More

Community Outreach for Handicap Accessible Playground Equipment

June 10, 2021By News No Comments

A wheelchair accessible swing, thought to be stolen out of a Hazleton playground, turned out to be placed in storage by city workers after it was damaged.  A fundraising effort was started to replace the swing before it was learned it was not stolen. Several groups in Hazleton donated funds they collected from people who … Read More