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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Now Open

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program opened November […]

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Volunteers Wanted for Free Tax Preparation

Life Transforming Ministries is looking for anyone interested in a short-term community outreach volunteer position for the upcoming tax season.  The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is a 40 year old initiative of the Internal Revenue Service that helps provide free tax preparation and filing for low and moderate income households, people with disabilities, and those with limited English proficiency. […]

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Brandywine Conservancy Launches new Smart Phone App for Locating Recreational Opportunities

The Brandywine Creek Greenway, a regional planning initiative of the Brandywine Conservancy, has launched a free smart-phone app to help users find recreational activities in more than 100 publicly accessible parks and preserves in Chester and Delaware Counties.  Users can find the closest park or preserve to their current location or filter the information to find locations […]

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Live Healthy Discount Program Thrives in Chester County

The Live Healthy Discount Program has helped Chester County residents save nearly $835,000.00 in prescription drug costs since the start of the initiative in 2008.  The program, available through a partnership with the National Association of Counties (NaCo) and CVS Caremark, provides savings on prescription medicine, dental and health checkups, cleanings, fillings, vision services, hearing […]

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Pennsylvania Treasury Announces PA ABLE Savings Account Program

Tax-free savings accounts for helping people with disabilities save money for future care and services are now available through the Pennsylvania Treasury.  Called PA Achieving a Better Life Experience, or PA ABLE, the program allows a maximum of $14,000 to be contributed per year up to an account maximum of $511,758.00 for anyone with a qualifying disability […]

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