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Teacher Appreciation.

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, it can be easy to overlook the importance of showing our community’s teachers and educators the appreciation and gratitude they deserve for everything they do for our children. As part of The Prevention Project, I am fortunate enough to meet and collaborate with many of…
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Once a Week, Once in a Lifetime

When I first set foot in the AWP Emergency Shelter in mid-June this past summer, I did not know what to expect. What would I be doing there? Would the clients like me? Would I enjoy this opportunity? And as I have been a volunteer there for almost five months now, I realize, with such…
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From the Perspective of a 20 Year Old.

My name is Madeleine Weick and I have just completed a 10 week internship with A Woman’s Place (AWP) through Foundation’s Community Partnerships’ Summer Youth Corps program. The 10 weeks that I interned at AWP were a whirlwind of emotions and experiences. From working in the administrative office to the emergency shelter, I was able to gain a comprehensive understanding…
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T-H-A-N-K-S!

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.” Spoken originally by William Shakespeare and certainly felt by AWP staff and clients each day, these words cannot be expressed nearly enough to our selflessly dedicated volunteers. As an organization that offers a wide range of services throughout Bucks County, staff members have extensive client…
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Paws Down

Who would have thought that my slobbery, four-pawed, velvet-eared, 95-pound canine would have more friends than me? The truth is, Tucker, my six-year-old golden retriever, is on the brink of becoming a full blown local celebrity. And he knows it – I can tell by the way he struts in his therapy vest. Of course…
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My Decision

It all started with my decision not to join the military. I wanted to serve people but do so in other ways. In a random google search, I typed in “suicide hotline volunteer.” An online application eventually led to an interview. Soon after, I began training as a crisis/suicide hotline volunteer. My training covered a…
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3 Simple Ways to Volunteer with your Children

Volunteering with your children is a simple way to teach your children difficult concepts like compassion, empathy, tolerance, gratitude and social responsibility.  Make volunteering with your children more of a priority with simple activities. Here are three ways to remind your children to give back: Donate Clothing—Teach your children about the importance of giving warmth…
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Volunteer Benefits

Volunteering for a nonprofit is an obvious way to help others. But have you ever considered that it’s an opportunity to help yourself as well? From honing professional skills to expanding your network, volunteering can be a win-win for both you and the people you serve. Here’s how rolling up your sleeves and donating a…
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What’cha Doin?

A typical day for A Woman’s Place (AWP) First Response starts with staff discussing what they have going on that day. What courts they will be going to if the case is not continued last minute, what clients they will be meeting with to help prep for a hearing or filing a claim, if they…
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Living Life to Its Fullest

One might not expect that the strong, deep voice heard at Full Circle Thrift twice weekly actually belongs to volunteer Jane Gallen, a diminutive but always dynamic octogenarian. Jane is a lifelong volunteer and has been with us for 20 years. We have Jane’s twin sister to thank for introducing her to A Woman’s Place…
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