Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs’ Recipe for Creating Young Readers

INGREDIENTS:

5-8 elementary school students
1 age-appropriate book per student
1 rug
1 classroom
1 adult volunteer

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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 Bucks uses green building practices and is building Energy Star Rated homes to insure low operating costs for future homeowners. This year, Habitat Bucks is building its 100th home!

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Family Friends

Family Friends is an intergenerational volunteer match program that has been in existence since 1997. The program is designed to serve a need for families who are overwhelmed with the responsibilities of caring for children with special health or physical challenges.

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HOPE

HOPE is a partnership with Kehilat HaNahar, St. Martin of Tours, St. Philips and New Hope Borough. HOPE is a group of caring and concerned members of the New Hope community who are volunteers willing to help others. Everyone could be faced with challenges and crises at some point in our lives. It is HOPE’s goal to share their time, talent and resources for the good of their friends and neighbors.

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Five Mile Woods

Five Mile Woods is a 300-acre nature preserve located in Lower Makefield Township. It is a great place to visit for people who want to see interesting plants and birds and for those who want to enjoy beautiful scenery in the fresh air.

Located at 1305 Big Oak Road near the Kohl’s Shopping Center, the Woods is open every day from dawn until dusk. It has a network of walking trails that wind through a variety of habitats including mature beech and oak woodlands, streamsides and vernal pools.

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Animal Alliance Hosts February 17 Fostering & Volunteer Workshop

Join Others to Save the Lives of Local Pets in Need

While the ‘dog days of winter’ have certainly settled in, this cold & blustery weather makes the lifesaving work of Animal Alliance that much more immediate and essential. Low temperatures, gusty winds and snowstorms take the lives of thousands of animals each year during the winter months, with the most common causes of animal deaths being starvation and cold. Animal Alliance is asking the community to help. The organization is looking for foster homes and also has multiple volunteer opportunities at its new pet adoption center and Planned Pethood Clinic.

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Love and Fire

Desire to Help Their Communities Led These Bucks County Volunteer Firefighters to Each Other

Become a Bucks County Volunteer firefighter or Emergency Medical Technician, and you just might find a hot romance.

It happened to Cathy and Dan Albee, who volunteer with Springtown and Haycock fire companies; James and Rachel Marshall, who serve at Tullytown Fire Co; Robin and Todd Mathews with Delaware Valley Volunteer Fire Co. in Erwinna and Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Co.; and John Wells and Andrea Clark, Richlandtown Fire Co. volunteers who will marry in an elegant, firefighter-themed wedding in October.

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HOPE

HOPE is a partnership with Kehilat HaNahar, St. Martin of Tours, St. Philips and New Hope Borough. HOPE is a group of caring and concerned members of the New Hope community who are volunteers willing to help others. Everyone could be faced with challenges and crises at some point in our lives. It is HOPE’s goal to share their time, talent and resources for the good of their friends and neighbors.

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Five Mile Woods

Five Mile Woods is a 300-acre nature preserve located in Lower Makefield Township. It is a great place to visit for people who want to see interesting plants and birds and for those who want to enjoy beautiful scenery in the fresh air.

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Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs’ Recipe for Creating Young Readers

INGREDIENTS:

5-8 elementary school students
1 age-appropriate book per student
1 rug
1 classroom
1 adult volunteer

Special sauce:  1 Roxy Reading Therapy Dog

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