Impact Stories

Pedaling Towards Positive Change

The State law of Pennsylvania requires that motorists allow four feet between their vehicles and cyclists when passing. While this may seem like a simple task, modern technology is preventing some motorists from giving cyclists the space they need to remain safe. “In newer vehicles, lane assist is a feature...
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Giving Care and a Place to Live

Because stability shouldn’t be tied to a lease. Forty years ago, Sherry Skelton attempted to take her own life, an experience that forced her to confront her anxiety and PTSD.... Read More >

Inclusive Experiences. Inspirational Results.

Empowering careers for people with autism. As children, we were often asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Mary Krupa always knew she wanted a career... Read More >

Home Is Where the Art Is

Snoopy, Garfield, and Bugs Bunny were just some of the cartoon characters that Lori Fisher would meticulously draw as a kid. “As I got older, my cartoon characters became still-life,... Read More >

Discovering What’s Important

For many children, summer vacations at the beach consist of building sandcastles and splashing in the waves. For Michele Crowl, Executive Director of Discovery Space, one childhood vacation sparked deeper... Read More >

Empowering Survivors

Where do you go to begin to feel empowered as a survivor of sexual assault or domestic violence? In our community, you can find that strength at Centre Safe (formerly... Read More >

The Joy of Music

How do you encourage the inspiration and love of music in a young musician’s life?  For brothers Gus and Huck Tritsch, ages 15 and 12, along with 75 other local... Read More >