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We stand together in support of Black Lives Matter.

Black Lives Matter. They have always mattered and will continue to matter. Social justice matters. The injustice of inadequate or unaffordable housing, unlivable wages, suspect arrests and incarcerations require our renewed commitment to reach out to each other, especially our neighbors of color, until we correct the inequality forever.  Neighbors helping neighbors is core to Orion’s…

Even if you don’t itemize in 2020, your donation can be tax deductible!

CARES Act – Charitable Giving (Section 2204 – 2205) Partial Above the Line Charitable Deduction for Individual Donors: Provides a maximum deduction of $300 for charitable contributions for taxpayers that elect not to itemize their deductions on their tax return.  The tax incentive applies to cash contributions only and does not apply to contributions to a…

Orion Communities on Channel 6/abc evening news

Channel 6 News presented a 4 part series on affordable housing. For more information about local initiatives, please contact Janice Biros, co-chair of Phoenixville Council on Affordable Housing, Janice.Biros@gmail.com or council member Kris Keller at KKeller@OrionHope.org.

Thanks to Phoenixville Media Group for creating a video that tells Orion’s story

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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…

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…

Affordable Housing

Joe has traveled the road of being homeless. Now that he is safely housed, he finds his calling is to help connect others in need. Click here to read his interview in the Philadelphia Inquirer and learn more about how Phoenixville is helping people understand the pressing need for affordable housing for all of our…

Orion’s Tree of Hope

Our 2019 Tree of Hope Thank you Raddisson Valley Forge Hotel