As the 2019 Day of Giving gets closer, please check back to see all of our participating nonprofit organizations! This list is updated weekly!
ARC Manor is a small, nonprofit agency that provides drug and alcohol treatment including residential and outpatient services. We are a collaborative agency that is committed to offering effective addiction treatment and education, striving to enhance the quality of life and health of individuals, families and the community.
The Armstrong Center for Community Learning (ACCL) was organized in 1963 then known as the Armstrong County Educational Trust. The purpose of the organization is to promote and provide educational programs and support to help learners reach their educational and professional goals. The ACCL offers programs and services at its office in Kittanning and at the Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek in Ford City, PA.
We are a non-profit organization building new or rehabbing homes to help assist low-income families in purchasing a decent, affordable home.
To enrich the cultural life of Western Pennsylvania by presenting free high quality entertainment at The John. P Murtha Ampitheater and other venues.
BLI is a school of biblical higher education that helps students build a robust intellectual and spiritual life through intimate Christian community, challenging academics, and practical ministerial experience within an environment of devotional holiness. Those who come to study at BLI have a deep sense of calling on their life to be ministers, whether they go on to full time ministry or to the marketplace. Through a distinctly Wesleyan blend of scholarship and holiness, BLI helps students fulfill their calling.
Blessings in a Backpack is a National Organization that provides food to elementary students on the weekends who have little to no food when not in school. Our local chapter #1695 provides food to at least 255 students every weekend in all six elementary schools in the Armstrong School District. The cost per student is on average $100 per year. It is our goal to raise at least $25,000 per year to sustain our program and serve all elementary students in our district who are food insecure.
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Armstrong-Indiana Counties is an interdenominational, evangelical, Bible-centered mission whose purpose is to reach boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church. The primary ministries are Good News Clubs, 5 Day Clubs and After School Clubs. Other ministries include CYIA, Camp Good News, Party Clubs and Fair Outreach. Educational opportunities include Teacher Training sessions and Teaching Children Effectively 1 and 2.
Providing an excellent catholic education in Armstrong County since 1891…Divine Redeemer School: "Where you can grow mind and soul…and find your place"
DKRC advocates for and implements special projects that improve community design, enhance the environment, and foster economic development in Kittanning Borough and in the Kittanning area. The organization works with the Borough of Kittanning and with allied organizations and governments to accomplish its purposes.
Evangel Height Christian Academy's motto: Provide a Quality Education with a Distinctly Christian Worldview.
The Sundaes on Sundays free concert series is held twice a year encouraging Christian and community fellowship, support for tri-state musicians and free ice cream sundaes following the event. All genres of music are promoted and everyone is welcome!
Evangelical Lutheran School offers a tiny tots program, 3 & 4 year old pre-school and half day kindergarten. Our goal is to build a foundation for a child's education.
The Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership was formed in the Fall of 2011 at the request of a businessman with the hopes of revitalizing ligh up festivities. Our all volunteer group shares a special passion and dedication to give back to the community and its vitality in creating new fond memories for new generations, as well as attracting residents and visitors alike to our small town through events such as Ford City's Fantasy of Lights, the Armstrong County Labor Day Parade, and "School's Out Family Funfest".
We are a 4-day Festival held along the banks of the Allegheny River in Kittanning Riverfront Park. Our Festival pays tribute to our history and heritage by incorporating demonstrations and displays throughout the park, providing a juried artist market featuring all hand-made arts & crafts, a variety of entertainment on 2 stages, vehicle displays, fireworks, and delicious food! 2019 marks our 48th year!
Grace Christian School has been a part of the Armstrong Community for 20 years, serving children from 3 year old preschool through 12th. The school will be offering all-day kindergarten starting with the 2019-2020 school year. GCS provides a distinctly Christian education with the goal of preparing students to serve our communities and churches. The students graduate prepared for the college and/or the work world.
HAVIN's mission is to provide supportive services and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and their significant others; to increase public awareness, and effect critical changes in public policy in response to sexual and domestic violence.
The Kittanning Lions Club is part of the largest service organization in the world. We are dedicated to helping those with vision problems, but will assist members of our community in any way that is needed – hearing aids, fire victims, books to children, Leader Dogs, etc. Every dollar we receive in donations is given back to the community.
The Friends of the Kittanning Public Library work to promote the growth, development, and greatest possible use of the Kittanning Public Library. They enrich the Library's resources through funds derived from memberships and special projects.
Life Choices exists to see every life valued, through three avenues: (1) Intervention-My Choice Medical Clinic offers free pregnancy verification, ultrasound, STI/STO testing and more, (2) Prevention-My Choice Education educates, empowers and equips students in elementary, high school, and county prisons to set healthy boundaries, and (3) Restoration-The Inn Maternity Home provides housing for pregnant women with programming aimed toward self-sufficiency.
Lifesteps, a local non-profit agency, has been helping individuals and families with life's changing needs by developing programs and providing services which will improve their quality of life for nearly a century. With locations throughout Western Pennsylvania, Lifesteps provides free or low-cost services for children, families, and adults with special needs.
Parker Personal Care is a non-profit organization that provides low icome housing to elderly and mental health residents and to those in need of a quality life.
The mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary Clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance good will and peace worldwide through business and community leaders.
Orphans was established in 1969 to provide shelter for unwanted animals while waiting for new homes. We offer low cost spay and neutering to reduce overpopulation and programs to educate the public on humane responsible care.
We are a vocational training center for adults with disabilities. We provide an array of services to assist in "Moving People Toward Jobs"!
Reagan's Journey is an organization created to make life better for children with special needs. We fulfill that mission by hosting 4-5 free/low-cost family events annually to foster relationships among families and we also operate a Lending Closet for Durable Medical Equipment and medical supplies in two locations.
The Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus is a cause-driven organization. Their mission is to put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The Y is community centered. For nearly 160 years, we’ve been listening and responding to our communities. The Y brings people together. They connect people of all ages and backgrounds to bridge the gaps in community needs. The Y nurtures potential. They believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. The Y has local presence and global reach. They mobilize local communities to effect lasting, meaningful change.
Our mission is to confront abuse and change lives in Armstrong County. Annually, 3.6 million cases of child abuse, neglect or abandonment are reported in America. One of these victims dies every six hours due to that abuse. We provide a week of positive memories for the Children in the foster care system.
Our mission is to raise awareness about blindness and empower and educate individuals who have visual impairments to live independent and enriched lives. Our services include transportation with sighted guide escort, life skills training, support groups for various ages, leisure/recreational activities, employment training and accessible technology.
The Salvation Army Kittanning has been serving the communities of Armstrong for over 100 years sharing the Gospel and providing support to people in need. Thank you for all your generosity and continued support.
The United Way of Armstrong volunteers, fundraisers, and campaigns to raise money for organizations within the community that need the help. Currently we have eight member agencies including ARC Manor, Community Action Food Bank, The Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek, Lifesteps, Mechling-Shakley Veterans Center, Richard G. Snyder YMCA, The Salvation Army, and The Salvation Army Service Unit. We invite you to be part of the change in Armstrong County, together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.
The mission of the Worthington West Franklin Community Library is to provide information resources, educationa and recreation for the public good. Additionally, we serve as a local history center. The library has 18,000 items on location, 6,500 e-books, extensive databases, access to 43 million books via accessPA, computers, etc.