Long before the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Pottstown Salvation Army needed computer equipment for use by families in its shelter. A recently won $10,000 grant will now fill that need.
The Bechtelsville worship center is among a growing group of congregations involved in a national effort to send hope-filled boxes of goods and literature to those affected by COVID-19.
The Salvation Army will continue to feed those in need, but it announced plans Tuesday to change the way in which food is distributed. It's called "The Corps at the Door."
Two separate runs (or walks), a 5-K and a mile-long fun run, will be held Aug. 10 by New Hanover United Methodist Church. It's raising funds for Happy 2 Be Home, a charity that helps disabled children.
The annual Peacemaker Awards program at Barth Elementary School recently observed 2019 as its 20th anniversary, with a presentation to two students by the First Presbyterian Church of Pottstown.
Savory or sweet, crunchy or creamy? Your choice! The variety of foods available each year during the spring bazaar at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church often seems endless. It's scheduled for April 13.
Christ Episcopal Church in Pottstown will be part of a National Community Homeless Memorial Service scheduled for Dec. 21. It's free and open to the public.
Goodwill Fire Company and Higher Ground Church International intend to give away smoke detectors Sept. 16 to highlight the necessity of keeping families safe.