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Organizations who participated in the

2020 Day of Giving

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) is participating to support The Outdoor Discovery Center at Crooked Creek which offers many engaging experiences for natural discovery through recreation, outreach, and education.

Armstrong Habitat for Humanity works with contractors and volunteers to provide low-income families with decent affordable housing through our Homeownership Program and exterior repairs to existing homeowners with our A Brush of Kindness program.

Arts on the Allegheny aims to enrich the cultural life of Western Pennsylvania by presenting free high-quality entertainment at The John. P Murtha Ampitheater, as well as other venues.

The Biblical Life Institute (BLI) is a school of theological education serving students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Through the Kairos Project at BLI, students can pursue an accredited degree that is accessible, relevant, affordable, and faithful to the historic Christian faith.

The mission of BIAPA is to foster a community of education, advocacy, support, and research, to maximize the quality of life for those with brain injury and their families. BIAPA supports several brain injury support groups which Armstrong residents may attend, offering topic focused discussions, occasional speakers, activities, and social events.

Child Evangelism Fellowship of Armstrong-Indiana-Westmoreland Counties is an interdenominational, evangelical, Bible-centered mission whose purpose is to reach boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. 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. Teacher Training sessions are available.

Divine Redeemer Catholic School has been serving Armstrong County communities since 1891. Classrooms in Pre-K through 6th grade are available. Transportation is provided from area school districts. All faiths welcome!

The Downtown Kittanning Revitalization Project advocates for and implements special projects that improve community design, enhance the environment, and foster economic development in Kittanning Borough and the Kittanning area. DKRP works with the Borough of Kittanning as well as allied organizations and governments to accomplish its purposes.

Evangel Heights Children's Center is proud to be a star 4 Center, the highest rating available with the Keystone Star Program. We offer quality daycare and preschool programming in a faith-based atmosphere.

The Ford City Renaissance Community Partnership provides a true sense of community and pride through organizing community-wide events including Family Funfest, Ethnic Fest, the Armstrong County Labor Day Parade, and the Fantasy of Lights Celebration, just to name a few. FCRCP is an all-volunteer organization aimed at establishing a strong community identity, showcasing the community's local businesses, and creating priceless memorable moments which serve to showcase the community at large.

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!

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.

Grace Christian School is dedicated to providing a sound academic education integrated with a Christian view of God and the world. According to God's Word, Christian parents are responsible for the education of their children. Partnering with parents and local evangelical churches, Grace Christian School encourages their students to reach their full potential in the areas of spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical growth. GCS specializes in training young people to be Bible and Christ-centered believers. Staff members model Christian conduct and support the understanding that all truth is God's truth, including all academic areas, and that Jesus Christ is to be central in all learning and living situations.

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 mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

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.

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.

The Progressive Workshop provides job skill training, rehabilitation services, and adult education services to people with disabilities in an effort to develop, improve and enhance personal self-satisfaction and contributions to the community. In addition, the workshop provides job development and job coaching for those individuals who are work-ready, or who have secured jobs within the community. These services are provided to maximize the success of the job placement for both the individual and the employment site.

The Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus is a cause-driven organization with the mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. They know when we work together, we move more individuals, families and communities forward.

The mission of Royal Family Kids is to create positive life-changing moments for innocent children who have been victims of neglect, abuse and abandonment.

The Salvation Army has been serving Armstrong County since 1902 through a number of different ways, such as Bridging the Gap youth intervention program, Troops programs where children ages 5-17 are separated into age groups and are taught life skills and discuss age related topics, and Toddle & Me, a safe place for parents and their children under 4 years old can come and enjoy a craft and snack.

The Blind Association aims to help prevent, prepare for, and manage blindness and visual impairments by providing support services that educate and empower individuals who are blind or visually impaired to live independent and enriched lives. The Blind Association also provides vision screening for small children to identify eyesight problems early for treatment to prevent blindness.

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.

The mission of the Worthington West Franklin Community Library is to provide information resources, education and recreation for the public good. Additionally, it serves as a local history center.