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Nearly 2 million Pennsylvanians effected by SNAP emergency allotments ending, local organizations share resources

On The Spark Thursday, Shelley Peterson, Community Progress Council’s Director of Housing Education, and Amy Hill, Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, joined us to discuss the impact of SNAP emergency allotments ending and resources to help SNAP recipients during this transition.

By Aniya Faulcon

Poverty is a growing global concern, here’s a resource to help those experiencing it

Robin Rohrbaugh, president of the Community Progress Council joined us on Tuesday’s Smart Talk to discuss the poverty crises and resources to support families on their path toward self-sufficiency.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Nonprofits pick up slack in vaccinating communities of color

As Berks officials were delayed in opening mass vaccination site, they celebrated the work of local non-governmental groups.

By Anthony Orozco

Cash assistance program for the poor in Pa. ends today

“Our main concern is for our clients. Our clients will not be having any subsistence income.”
By Katie Meyer