Posts by Orion

Buddies

Francis, recovering nicely from knee surgery, goes for a walk with his buddy, Glenn. Most Thursdays and Fridays Glenn can be found at Orion’s front desk answering the phone and greeting clients. And every week, Francis comes to visit and chat with him about everything from the weather to his latest catch while fishing in…

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Excitement is Building…

Registrations are growing & teams are coming together for Orion’s first 5K/1M Run, Walk n’ Roll on the beautiful grounds of the University of Valley Forge and Charlestown Township on Sept 9th! Sign up today:  https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Phoenixville/NeighborsHelpingNeighborsRunWalknRoll Orion’s front window is all decked out and ready for the fun. Runners, walkers, people pushing strollers and those…

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Lending a Hand

Tom decided to walk to Phoenixville from Ohio because he was starting to get out of shape and wanted to lose weight. He shared that he has been traveling state to state for the past 25 years. Now with a deep cough he knew he needed to get out of the rain and get home.…

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National Night Out

What a great night out in Phoenixville! Thank you to everyone who worked hard to organize the event and to everyone who came out to enjoy the evening!  The generoisty and spirit of Phoenixville is unmatched.

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We Live in a Such Generous Community!

It started as typical day at Orion – people were coming in the door, some headed to the computers, others were filling out intake, others just stopped in to say hi to staff, volunteers, or friends. A funder stopped by with a promised check for Orion, even though they had notified us earlier, funding is…

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Police Officer Steps Up to Help Reward for Good Grades

A young mom asked for help to pay for storing her items as she and her son were facing eviction. It was complicated – several weeks in the hospital, lost job, but she didn’t want to lose her possessions while they moved into temporary shelter. Again, we have fabulous partners and collectively we were able…

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Young Couple Returns the Favor

It was hard to believe that anyone would be evicted the day a two foot snow is predicted. Yet there they were, inside Orion’s door… a young couple with three adorable little children in need of emergency housing. The immediate need was met by them staying at Code Blue Ministry of Phoenixville for the weekend.…

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Run, Walk n’ Roll – Sept 9th

Sunday, September 9, 2018 | 8:30 am to 12:00 pm| Charlestown Township Park and Valley Forge University

Beautiful Charlestown Township Park and Valley Forge University (enter at 100 Academic Way, Phoenixville PA – lots of parking).
All paved surfaces contained within the campuses – no street crossings!

We love your dogs – they can join you on the 1M Walk n’ Roll not the 5K.

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Christmas in June at the Art Street Festival – June 3

Christmas in June at the Art Street Festival on Bridge Street June 3rd! Share the holiday cheer with our neighbors in need this summer! Summer needs include sun block, sun hats, swim diapers, flip flops, $10-$50 gift cards for kids’ summer clothing. Year round needs include personal hygiene items, laundry detergent, toilet tissue, paper towels,…

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Bob Dylan’s 77th Birthday Show to Benefit Orion – May 23

Bob Dylan’s 77th Birthday Show at Steel City Coffee House Wed, May 23, 7pm $5 Donation at the door Proceeds benefit Orion Communities! Featuring Bob Dylan style music by J.D Malone Harry Walther Lynn & Eric Miller Sandy Pluta Paul Pluta Howlin’Blue Dan Frantz Joe Cowan Paul Dake Dave loves Donna Brianna Dice Camilari &…

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