Posts by Orion

Bob Dylan’s 78th Birthday Show to Benefit Orion – May 25

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT TO PLAY AND TO ALL THOSE WHO STOPPED BY TO ENJOY THE TALENT! Bob Dylan’s 78th Birthday Show at Steel City Coffee House Saturday, May 25, 7pm $10 Donation at the door Proceeds benefit Orion Communities! Featuring Bob Dylan style music by Sandy & Paul Pluta Lynn Miller…

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Bridges Out of Poverty Community Leadership Workshop

Join us May 31 for this FREE half-day workshop to learn more about building sustainable communities where EVERYONE can live well. Bridges Out of Poverty provides a family of concepts and workshops to help employers, community organizations, churches, social service agencies, and individuals to address and reduce poverty in a comprehensive way. Bridges Out of Poverty…

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Steak Out for Charity Mondays in July

Enjoy a half-priced black angus flat iron steak or grilled salmon at Sedona Taphouse at 131 Bridge Street in Phoenixville every Monday in July and $1 will be donated to Orion for each steak and/or salmon purchased (dine-in customers only).

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STARS STEM Camp

In cooperation with the Penn State Extension Office of 4-H,  Orion will offer a 4-week STEM camp for our under served and under resourced families.  Children ranging in age from 5 to 12 will explore robotics, electricity, motors, circuits and literacy based activities.  It is our hope that the more we can inspire children to…

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Financial Empowerment Program

Are you living paycheck to paycheck?  Do you have $400 in savings for an unexpected emergency bill? With Orion’s Financial Empowerment Program, you will learn tips on how to  manage your income and find ways to start or grow a savings fund while making your money go farther. The program is open to the low…

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Christmas in June at the Art Street Festival – June 2

Share the holiday cheer with our neighbors in need this summer at the Art Street Festival on Bridge St! 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, household cleaning supplies, $10-$20 gift…

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Run, Walk n’ Roll – Sept 8th

CLICK HERE FOR EXCITING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Location Beautiful Charlestown Township Park & University of Valley Forge (enter off Township Line Road to 100 Academic Way, Phoenixville – 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…

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MUSIC for EVERYONE – Oct 12th

We are pleased to welcome JazKats & Friends to the Colonial Theatre this Fall for annual MUSIC for EVERYONE event! Check back for more details soon…

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Orion Communities Provides Haven of Opportunities

“Among the many services offered by Orion Communities, possibly the greatest benefit comes from building or restoring resilience in its clients. Folks like Tasjae Moore, who may be temporarily down on their luck, regularly find a haven at the Phoenixville agency, where almost anything seems possible. “They were able to get me a phone and…

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Meridian Bank Supports Local Nonprofit as It Builds Bridges That Lead to Self-Reliance

“Meridian Bank recently helped Orion Communities – a Phoenixville-based nonprofit that offers hope for individuals and families experiencing hardship by building bridges that lead to self-reliance – further its mission by providing the necessary support for a project to add new bookshelves at its facility. The Malvern-based bank’s relationship with Orion began last summer, when…

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