Portfolio of Giving

  • A $5,000 donation to the Nazareth Area Food Bank for refrigeration/freezer units and quarterly donations of $200
  • Referrals to various state and local assistance programs including LI-HEAP
  • Christmas gifts for more than 250 children of Nazareth Area families
  • Hardwood heating pellets for a grandmother caregiver of an autistic teenager
  • Three – twelve week gymnastic classes for a four year old autistic child
  • Automobile repairs for a single mother’s car used for her cleaning business
  • Washer and dryer repairs for a family in Tatamy whose father is battling cancer
  • Rental payments for families who were on the verge of eviction
  • Eating disorder therapy sessions for a Lower Nazareth child and his family at their home and at the West Chester Autism Center including lodging
  • Repairs, tires and inspection for automobiles for three Nazareth Area families
  • Adoption of a floor at Gracedale which includes monthly visits by our visitation committee
  • Personal items and household purchases for a Lower Nazareth couple whose home sustained extensive fire damage
  • Payment of UGI gas bills, fuel oil bills and oil burner servicing
  • Window and water conditioning equipment repairs for a Bushkill Township couple
  • Donations to the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Autism Society of America and the Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce for repairs to the Nativity scene in the circle
  • Scooter chair and ramp for a Tatamy resident
  • Bed for single mother in Bushkill Township who was sleeping on an air mattress on the floor
  • Electric and water bill payments
  • Car payments
  • Health insurance payments
  • Mortgage payments
  • Purchased laptop computer for disabled young woman with spina bifida
  • Clothing and footwear purchases for two children from Lower Nazareth
  • School supplies for a student at Career Institute of Technology
  • Refrigerator purchase for a Nazareth family
  • Medication for a Lower Nazareth student
  • Semi-annual breakfasts for residents of Oliver Border House
  • Eye glasses and eye exam for third grade student at Shafer Elementary School in partnership with the Nazareth Lions Club
  • Assisted in purchase of orthotic shoes for Oliver Border House resident
  • Power wheel chair and ramp built by Carpenter’s Church members for an elderly Tatamy resident
  • Annual donations to Camp Invention held at the Nazareth Intermediate School
  • Donations annually to the Nazareth Ministerium Summer Lunch program
  • Paid health insurance for a man injured in a car accident
  • Purchased clothing for a Nazareth Borough woman and her son after she had a fire at her home
  • YMCA membership for Nazareth Borough special needs man
  • $1,000 annual scholarship to a Nazareth High School graduating senior

To date our total donations to Nazareth Area families and organizations since October 2008 are in excess of $186,000.

 

'Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes time. Vision with action can change the world' Joel Barker