Gunther Charity Information


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, May 26

Special Guest: Hermann Pfisterer, who was born in Germany and recalls hundreds of bombing raids on his city and talks about joining the "German Youth" organization and seeing Adolf Hitler three times as a child. Hermann eventually moved to the United States, where he served in the U.S. Army.

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.

EMMAUS VETERANS COMMITTEE

This group of veterans from the American Legion, VFW, Marine Corps League and other organizations perform honor guard details for veterans' funerals. For more information, send an email to JM1948@ptd.net.

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

VFW BREAKFAST

@Breinigsville VFW Post 8282

1522 Butz Road (Breinigsville)

7:00am-12:00pm

First Sunday of every month from October through May

NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS!

The Miller-Keystone Blood Center is not a mass-gathering site and is safe. Everything used during the donation process is sterile and disposable. Please don't let coronavirus stop you from donating! Schedule an appointment today by calling 1-800-B-A-DONOR. or click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

OVER THE COUNTER - MEDICAL SUPPLIES DONATION DRIVE FOR UKRAINE

St Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral is collecting over the counter medical supplies for the people of Ukraine. To see a needs list, click here! | They are also accepting financial donations. More info here!

If you'd like to shop directly via Amazon, click here.

Church is located at: 1031 Fullerton Ave, Allentown, PA 18102

To contact the church, call 610-820-0821

**Please Note: They are currently NOT accepting Clothing Donations at this Time**

GARAGE SALE

@Holy Ghost Church

417 Carlton Avenue (Bethlehem)

Saturday, May 28 (9:00am-1:00pm)

MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION

@Lopatcong Municipal Park

Upper Field Path (Phillipsburg, NJ)

Saturday, May 28 (10:00am)

Light refreshments, remembering those who served, patriotic music and more!

Please bring a lawn chair for ceremonies.

FLEA MARKET/CRAFT SHOW

@Living Memorial Grounds

Route 309 & Fairmount Street (Coopersburg)

Saturday, June 4 (8:00am-3:00pm)

Rain date: Saturday, June 11

12' x 25' space: $20 in advance ($25 day of the event)

Discounts on multiple spaces: 2 for $35, 3 for $50, 4 for $65

Proceeds benefit the Upper Saucon Lions Club

For more info: 800-405-2773

GOLF OUTING

@Green Pond Country Club

3604 Farmersville Road (Bethlehem)

Sunday, June 5 (1:30pm shotgun start)

The four-man scramble includes golf/cart, lunch, beverages and a buffet dinner.

Proceeds benefit the North Bethlehem Little League

For more info: 484-554-9478 or 570-579-4008

LOVE RAN RED FOUNDATION GOLF OUTING

@Lehigh County Club

2319 South Cedar Crest Boulevard (Allentown)

Monday, June 13

This event includes brunch, golf, cocktails, dinner, awards and a chance to win a new car!

Proceeds benefit Love Ran Red, which provides housing for adults with autism and developmental disabilities when their parents can no longer take care of them.

For more info: call 610-965-1208 or click here.

JUSTIN SHEFTEL MEMORIAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

@Lehigh County Athletic Fields

Saturday, June 18

All monies raised from this tournament will support the Justin Sheftel Memorial Fund, which has awarded scholarships and monies to to charities since 2006.

For more info, click here

FLEA MARKET/CRAFT SHOW

@Living Memorial Grounds

Route 309 & Fairmount Street (Coopersburg)

Saturday, August 6 (8:00am-3:00pm)

Rain date: Saturday, August 13

12' x 25' space: $20 in advance ($25 day of the event)

Discounts on multiple spaces: 2 for $35, 3 for $50, 4 for $65

Proceeds benefit the Upper Saucon Lions Club

For more info: 800-405-2773


Sponsored Content

Sponsored Content