Blog

Learn more about new partnerships, community-wide events, pilot programs, and the success of our participants.

Why you should build an emergency savings fund

Have you ever felt like you just can’t catch a break? Whether you’re living paycheck to paycheck,...

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Event

Quest Documentary Screening and Q&A

The night before the Forum on Justice & Opportunity, we will host a screening of Quest, the debut documentary by Philadelphia-based director Jonathan Olshefski and producer Sabrina Schmidt Gordon.

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Volunteers

Celebrating 40 Years of Dolphin Companions

Forty years ago, the Rev. Virginia C. Thomas founded Dolphin Companions to alleviate the loneliness of seniors.

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Event

Introducing this year’s keynote speaker at the Forum

We’re excited to introduce you to this year’s keynote speaker.

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Advocacy

What we’re reading: $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

Episcopal Community Services and the Advocacy Committee of our Board of Trustees welcome you to join us over the summer months in reading $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.

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Children & Youth

Opening Doors: Jasmine and Emani

Fifth grader Emani is new to the Out of School Time (OST) program.

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Children & Youth

Get Involved: Fill the Bus

Each summer, ECS holds a back-to-school drive to support our school-aged participants.

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Advocacy

Fathers and Families: Encouraging More Engagement in Children’s’ Lives

“Women and children first!” is a phrase we typically associate with some kind of danger–a sinking ship, or some other perilous situation.

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Volunteers

This Is Norman: Communicare Participant & Travelin’ Man

His dream of going to Italy was made true with help from his volunteer companion, Kathleen.

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News

School Safety: Students Views Help Guide Governor’s Taskforce

Out of School Time (OST) participants and staff recently testified before a regional public forum of Governor Wolf’s Task Force on school safety.

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Volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: Kathleen Poliski

Caring, Commitment and Confidence Make a Total Package

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