David Library of the American Revolution – A Goliath in Bucks County

The Irish novelist Colm Tóibín wrote that, “It may be enough to study history in all its nuance and ambiguity for its own sake. But there is no country free of the need to find new ways reading the past as an inspiring way of thinking about everything else, including the present.”

David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing is dedicated to assisting curious people who want to find new ways to read the past in order to better understand our present world.

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Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County

The mission of Habitat Bucks is to “Build affordable homes, better lives, stronger families, and safer revitalized communities through partnerships with people and organizations throughout Bucks County.”

Affordable homes – Habitat builds decent, safe, affordable homes by building partnerships with families, volunteers and donors. Habitat Bucks uses green building practices and is building Energy Star Rated homes to insure low operating costs for future homeowners.

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Kids in Care

Kids in Care is a mentoring program that was created in 2007 as an expansion project of Family Friends. This program utilizes trained mentors to provide stable and positive relationships to youth in residential treatment facilities.

Kids in Care mentors help promote the recovery and resiliency of these at-risk youth and provide a natural support to youth outside of the many professionals that enter and exit their lives.

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Washington Crossing Society Children of the American Revolution

National Society of the Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) trains good citizens, develops leaders and promotes love of the United States of America and its heritage among young people. Their members and senior leaders work in their communities, learn about their shared history, and have fun together.

The Washington Crossing Society is proud to support Veterans, children’s charities and the Washington Crossing Park. They hold an annual Flag Retirement Ceremony for their community, and programs are coordinated with national and state themes.

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Bridging faiths in Bucks County

The Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks (ICLB) creates lively communication among local religious communities in celebration of our commonalities. Their mission is to bring people of faith together to build harmony, community and understanding through community work, play, worship and education.

As inquisitive, caring, committed people of faith, they have celebrated their vision through events including:

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Focus on Homeless Animals

URGENT CALL TO ACTION – Foster Homes needed for homeless companion animals. Spring will be here before you know it and will bring about the birth of homeless kittens.

At this time of year many young or older adult companion animals will also find themselves homeless due to:

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Bucks County Community College Continuing & Workforce Education

Wherever you are in your career or life, learning is always a step that leads to growth. Whether you’ve come to Bucks for pleasure, or need training to advance professionally, Continuing & Workforce Education has something for you.

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Bucks County 4-H teaches young people all sorts of valuable stuff!

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, science, citizenship and life skills, enabling kids to have fun, meet new people, learn new skills, build self-confidence, learn responsibility, and set and achieve goals. It’s where kids learn by doing cool things. 4-H reaches youngsters in suburbs and rural areas; in fact, 4-H is the largest youth organization in the world.

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Advocates for Homeless & Those in Need

AHTN is an interfaith organization of committed community volunteers that serves Bucks County’s less fortunate, especially the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.

“Code Blue,” is in its seventh year of providing overnight shelter in area churches, when the temperature dips below 26 degrees including wind chill. When “Code Blue” is called, volunteers mobilize, using an AHTN bus, to drive guests to the Code Blue shelter, set-up cots and prepare light dinner and breakfast.

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Bucks County Economic Development Corporation

Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) is a non-profit, non-political economic development organization established in 1958 to support economic growth in Bucks County.

BCEDC is a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania certified economic development agency. BCEDC offers low cost financing options for land/building, machinery/equipment and working capital.

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