Pennsylvania has been operating for 146 days without a budget.
On November 23, 2015, Bucks County Housing Group, along with hundreds of nonprofits and school districts are joining together in a Stand for Pennsylvanians Campaign.
We are asking you to join us in asking state lawmakers to pass a budget for all Pennsylvanians!
Please contact your legislators and tell them to pass a budget!
Find your Pennsylvania Legislators and the Governors Contact Information:
Find your legislator: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/
Officers and Leadership in the House: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/house/officers.cfm
Officers and Leadership in the Senate: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/member_information/senate/officers.cfm
Governor’s Office: https://www.governor.pa.gov/contact/
Bucks County Housing Group has partnered with Central Bucks Rotary in a raffle that will benefit BCHG and Healthlink Dental Clinic. Purchase a ticket for your chance to win: 1st Prize: Vacation trip for 2 traveling to San Francisco/Napa Valley or a Caribbean Cruise or $5,000. 2nd Prize: $1,000. 3rd Prize: $500. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold at $50.
Rotary raffle flyer
Proceeds from Christmas in Doylestown benefits the Bucks County Housing Group’s Doylestown Homeless Shelter and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The event will be held Friday December 4th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM and Saturday December 5th from 11:00 AM -4:00 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.stpaulsdoylestown.org
In recognition of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Hunger Nutrition Coalition of Bucks County is asking for your help to make this Thanksgiving a bit more delicious, nutritious and bountiful for so many of our neighbors in need.
Please bring your donations of fresh produce and we’ll work together to distribute it to food pantries and shelters throughout Bucks County.We are looking for generous donations of sweet potatoes, onions, potatoes, celery, apples and carrots to supplement what the food pantries are already planning to distribute.
So think about organizing a one-day sweet potato drive at your school, your place of worship and your business. Then, just drop off your donations at one of these following HNC partner sites on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16th from 9 AM till 4 PM, and let’s see just how much of a difference we can make!
Drop-off Locations for Fresh Produce Thanksgiving Drive 11/16/2014:
United Way of Bucks County
413 Hood Blvd. Fairless Hills, PA 19030
Bucks County Opportunity Council
100 Doyle Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Bucks County Housing Group
1069 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland, PA 18974
Pick-up and delivery of fresh vegetables will be provided by HNC partner,
Rolling Harvest Food Rescue
RHFR will pick up the donations on November 17, 2014 for same day distribution
11:30 AM at Harvest Ministries located at 2284 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020
HNC is a coalition of Bucks County hunger-relief partners and agencies working together to make sure our neighbors in need have access to healthy and nutritious food
Thank you Doylestown Bike Works for supporting Bucks County Housing Group with the 4th Annual Cranksgiving Bucks County! The riders who participated collecting over 6,000 lbs. of food and diapers in support of the BCHG Community Food Pantry at Doylestown. You are responsible for stocking our pantry for the next few weeks!
The Bucks County Dragon Boat Association held their inaugural Dragon Boat Festival on September 19, 2015 with a theme of Paddling out Hunger in Our Community. BCDBA also donated over 3000 lbs. of food to our Community Food Pantry at Penndel. Pictured are BCHG Executive Director Tracy Mellor and BCDBA President Chris Wetzel.