GUNTHER'S FAVORITE CHARITIES


Allentown Rescue Mission

Animals in Distress

Bill Sugra Memorial Fund

Center for Animal Health & Welfare

Children's Home of Easton - Click Here for the 2017 Children's Home of Easton Present Drive Info!

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of NE Pennsylvania

Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley

MILITARY CHARITIES


BLUE STAR MOTHERS OF AMERICA

The Blue Star Mothers of America assists families of soldiers deployed overseas and helps wounded soldiers returning home.  The Lehigh Valley chapter meets at 7pm on the second Thursday or every month at the Wilson Kramer Reserve Center just off of Airport Road and Avenue A.  To find out more, call 610-837-6122.

LEHIGH VALLEY VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT

Meetings are the last Thursday of every month at 7pm

@Lehigh Valley Active Life

1633 Elm Street (Allentown)

This organization is a non-profit group, whose primary mission is to collect, document and preserve the personal experiences of all U.S. war veterans and home front workers who supported the war effort.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 379 (BETHLEHEM)

New members are needed for this legion post's Honor Guard, which serves at funerals and other events.  For more info call 610-837-0398.

DONATE ITEMS TO OUR TROOPS

Valerie and Blair Ferguson have taken up the cause of shipping packages to troops serving overseas.  Let the troops know you appreciate them!

Items are accepted at 7pm the first Thursday of every month at the Lehigh Valley Tea party meeting at the Starlight Social Club at the Fearless Fire Co. at 1221 South Front Street in Allentown.  Items are also collected on event nights at Hellertown Sportsmen's Association, 173 Meadows Lane in Hellertown.

Suggested items include:  individual snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried fruit, beef jerky), tooth brushes, toothpaste, sunscreen, dry drink mixes and letters of support.

The Fergusons are always looking for names of local soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

For more info, call 610-438-8885 or email sttroops@gmail.com.

NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY

Donations can be mailed to the following address:

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Attn:  Development

875 North Randolph Street

Suite 225

Arlington VA 22203


LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE WORTHWHILE ORGANIZATIONS

UPPER LEHIGH LIONS CLUB

The Upper Lehigh Lions Club is always looking for new members.  To find out more, call 610-799-5333 or click here.

CAMP COMPASS ACADEMY

Camp Compass is a mentoring system developed by educators.  The focus is simple:  our children.  To find out more, click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS



TOYS FOR TOTS PROGRAM

@Any Allentown Fire Department firehouse

723 West Chew Street

Green and Irving streets

Ridge and Tilghman streets

2nd and Susquehanna streets

Lehigh and Vultee streets

22nd and Turner streets

6641 South 10th Street

Now-December 12

The Allentown FD is accepting new and unwrapped toys, which will be turned over to the local Marines and given to needy children here in the Lehigh Valley.


ALLENTOWN STORMWATER FEE PUBLIC MEETINGS

@City Council Chambers/City Hall

435 Hamilton Street (Allentown)

Tuesday, December 5 (1:00pm-2:30pm)

@Episcopal Church of the Mediator

1620 West Turner Street (Allentown)

Tuesday, December 5 (5:00pm-6:30pm)

@Mack South Fire Station

1902 Lehigh Street (Allentown)

Tuesday, December 5 (7:30pm-9:00pm)


LIVE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

@Bethlehem Rose Garden Band Shell

8th Avenue (Bethlehem)

Saturday, December 9 (1:45pm)

Sunday, December 10 (1:45pm)

If you are interested in participating or helping with the pageant, call 610-865-0274.


MEAT BINGO

@St. John the Baptist Church

924 North Front Street (Allentown)

Sunday, December 17 (12:00pm)

$11=15 games

For more info:  610-432-3505


NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATION

@St. John the Baptist Church

924 North Front Street (Allentown)

Saturday, December 31 (6:30pm-12:30am)

Dinner, live music, BYOB...tons of fun!

Tickets:  $30 (advanced tickets only!)

For more info:  610-432-3505


MEAT BINGO

@St. John the Baptist Church

924 North Front Street (Allentown)

Sunday, January 21 (12:00pm)

$11=15 games

For more info:  610-432-3505


MEAT BINGO

@St. John the Baptist Church

924 North Front Street (Allentown)

Sunday, February 18 (12:00pm)

$11=15 games

For more info:  610-432-3505