Gunther Charity Events

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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.

NEXT MEETING:

Thursday, August 30

Special Guest:  Bob Brocklehurst, who flew several different planes during WWII and remains young at heart and just last year co-piloted a TF-51D Mustang while executing a loop and barrel roll!

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.

GO FUND ME PAGE FOR ALBURTIS PARK

Alburtis Park's Bandshell has hosted country music legends like Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Tex Ritter in its 93+ year history, but those days could be numbered.  The Alburtis Fire Co. and Alburtis Park continue to provide free country music on summer weekends but the costs keep rising.  Are you a country music fan and wish to keep Alburtis Park open and thriving?  If you're able to donate to the cause, please CLICK HERE.

UPCOMING EVENTS



YARD SALE

@St. Anne's Church Convent 

450 East Washington Avenue (Bethlehem)

Saturday, August 18 (8:00am-3:00pm)

Proceeds benefit various Knights of Columbus charities.


WHEELS OF FAITH CAR SHOW & CRAFT FAIR

@Faith Lutheran Church 

3355 MacArthur Road (Whitehall)

Saturday, August 18 (9:00am-3:00pm)

Classic cars, crafts, music, homemade food and more!

Admission:  FREE

A portion of the proceeds benefits the Whitehall Food Pantry


BILL SUGRA GOLF TOURNAMENT

@Green Pond Country Club

3604 Farmersville Road (Bethlehem)

Friday, August 24 (12:00pm shotgun start)

While all the golfer slots are filled, this tournament is still accepting sponsors.

If you'd like to sponsor (levels range from $50 to $5000) this event, please call 610-776-4039.

Proceeds benefit the Bill Sugra Memorial Fund, which assists many, many local charities in memory of Bill Sugra, who died in the 9-11 terror attack on the World Trade Center.


TOUR de CAMELOT

@Camelot House

2354 West Emmaus Avenue (Allentown)

Sunday, August 26 (8:00am)

This event includes a 5K Run/Walk, a fun race for children, refreshments, pictures, t-shirts and more.

Proceeds benefit Camelot for Children and the Camelot House.

Click here for more info


9/11 HEROES RUN

@Parkland High School

2700 North Cedar Crest Boulevard (Allentown)

Sunday, September 16 (2:00pm)

This run honors our heroes, those lost on 9/11 and in the wars since that attack.

Click Here for more information.


BRIGHT HOPE PREGNANCY CENTER'S GALA OF HOPE

@Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel and Conference Center

300 Gateway Drive (Routes 22 & 512-Bethlehem)

Thursday, September 20 (6:30pm-9:00pm)

Bright Hope Pregnancy Center is a crisis pregnancy center with locations in Allentown, Easton and Bethlehem.  It has provided services for both men and women since 1981.

This event will be emceed by WAEB's Bobby Gunther Walsh

To register for the event, to become an event sponsor or to donate any items, please call 610-821-4000 or click here.

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