Posts by Orion

Kudos to Phoenixville Borough Council!

It’s being called a ‘national crisis’. Whether buying or renting, the monthly costs for housing are going up across the US. Over 500,000 people nationally are homeless on any given night. Phoenixville is ahead of the curve in responding to the need for low priced homes. Last winter the Affordable Housing Task Force, led by…

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Win a Vacation in JAMAICA!

Win a One Week Vacation in JAMAICA! Includes food, cooks & cleaning! 5 Chances for $100 or $25 each! TWO DRAWINGS on OCTOBER 18th at MUSIC for EVERYONE 1st – Villa for 6 people 2nd – Cottage for 4 people Raffle tickets can be ordered online below or by calling our office today! Lookout Cove, Little Bay,…

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MUSIC for EVERYONE – Oct 18th

Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:00 pm at the Colonial Theatre 227 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA Doors open at 6:00pm for refreshments, raffles and conversation. Cory O’Niell Walker returns for Orion’s Fourth Annual Music for Everyone! Cory is an accomplished singer and composer who performs in many genres. He is a regional soloist and Executive Artistic Director of the…

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Touched by STARS*

After a full year in operation, the STARS* team has been able to assess the program’s first year. During the preceding 12 months, the STARS* staff and volunteers (teachers, computer specialists and book enthusiasts) worked with 58 families (117 children & 19 parents), gifted 65 computers and over 1600 children’s books! One young man had…

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WARMTH for ALL – Nov 17th

4th Annual Warmth for All event Saturday, November 17th, 5-9pm Share music, food & warmth with Orion Communities! Join us as a community to enjoy music by Charlie Frey’s Blue Plate Specials and refreshments at the Phoenixville YMCA, 400 E. Pothouse Rd. Admission is Free – Donations gratefully accepted Please bring blankets, coats, socks, hats,…

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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! Orion’s front window is all decked out and ready for the fun. Runners, walkers, people pushing strollers and those in wheelchairs are all…

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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 generosity 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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