Miller-Keystone Blood Center has issued an Emergency Appeal for blood and platelet donations, as our community blood supply has reached critical levels. Approximately 450 donations are needed every day for lifesaving transfusions to those in need, including cancer patients, accident victims & premature infants. Be the one to make a difference, because JUST ONE MORE donation truly does matter. To schedule your donation, call 800-B-A-DONOR or visit giveapint.org today.
May 3rd, 2020: St John’s United Church of Christ in Slatington is holding their 23rd Annual Basket Social at Diamond Fire Company in Walnutport. This event draws up to 400 partipants bidding on over 200 donation filled baskets. This event enables the church family to host a free community Thanksgiving dinner, support local food banks and host community projects as well as local gatherings. For more information on tickets or how to donate, please call 610-417-1575
May 17th, 2020: A free music festival to celebrate recovery as a community concept, Rally in the Valley brings light to the many strengths that accompany a recovering lifestyle. We join together to offer hope and demonstrate vibrancy in our community’s revitalization through great music, dynamic speakers, good food, fun family activities and many resources and support. Click HERE for more info.
June 13th, 2020: A local 60’s Rock band known as the Banks of Doom along with world known special guest Craig Thatcher will be coming together for a historic evening of 60’s music. Also performing will be vocalist Annalee with her acoustic guitar. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes for an evening of fun!! This is a Charity event, cost to attend is free will giving! All proceeds to benefit The Drop, a Quakertown youth program. Gates open at 5 PM, show starts at 6 PM.
July 18th, 2020: Celebrate 100 years of Wilson Pride! The Borough of Wilson was incorporated into a borough on July 12, 1920 and was named after President Woodrow Wilson.The borough celebrated its rich history with a Golden Jubilee in 1970 and a Diamond Jubilee in 1995.
Come celebrate100 years with Wilson during a number of planned celebrations. Click HERE for more information.
August 22nd, 2020: LVWFR was created to not only bring the first yearly recovery walk to the area but also to provide a space for the community to come together and celebrate recovery and advocate for recovery as well. Much of the focus has been of the overdose epidemic but the Lehigh Valley has a thriving recovery community. The walk committee has partnered with Easton and Phillipsburg to put this event on.
You can find us on facebook @ Lehigh Valley Walk for Recovery
February 5th, 2021: Riverbend Community Church has pledged to provide an unforgettable prom night experience called Night to Shine, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. February 5, 2021, Riverbend will be celebrating its 5th Night to Shine. We have the opportunity with partnering with churches around the world hosting around 100,000 honored guests through the support of 200,000 volunteers! We invite you to partner with us in this experience. Together, we can love people with special needs in our community and collaborate to grow our Allentown-based businesses! Our event unites schools, businesses, and non-profits as well 200+ volunteers in one evening where those who have special needs will receive royal treatment! We make sure everyone who enters the prom walks the red carpet, enjoys the flashing lights of the paparazzi. More Info click here.