The need for assistance may never be greater than what some local families face now and in the months ahead, so the Limerick Police Department is getting a head start on its Thanksgiving food drive.
Monday marks the start of another week of virtual education in the Pottsgrove School District. Its resident families can take advantage of free meals being offered for their students.
Phoenixville's Steel City Coffeehouse expands by opening a food pantry. A kitten with your name on it is waiting to say hello in any of three local stores. Veterans are needed to represent other veterans.
Pottsgrove School District social workers want to ensure its families receive school lunch benefits for which they may qualify. They'll be available Sept. 12 (Saturday) for special assistance sessions.
In Monday's Fast Three, a Stowe resident earns his Eagle award; Kutztown University is welcoming area students whose names you know, and GreenAllies and Pottstown Hospital digging up fresh food.
Fresh, organically grown produce - five bags filled with it - has been delivered by tireless GreenAllies' student volunteers to the Upper Pottsgrove Police Department for township families in need.
Things have always been somewhat busy for the Perkiomen Valley's Daily Bread Community Food Pantry. But as the coronavirus pandemic wears on and more people remain jobless, its needs have grown.
United Healthcare of Philadelphia has presented new grant funding to Philabundance, which helps supply local food banks across western Montgomery County with groceries for families in need.