ZOOM to help folks get to medical appointments

Thomas Metcalf, John Davis and Steve and Bonnie Yost, volunteers for the ZOOM program and Chester County residents. WEST CHESTER — Family Service of Chester County announced this week that its new program – ZOOM – will launch on April 19th and begin connecting area nonprofit clients with free transportation to and from medical appointments. ZOOM is the first program of its kind in Chester...

Events that can make you feel as good as you look

Sip ‘N’ Shop, Kennett Run two great ways to give back to the community By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Doing good not only makes you feel good, it makes you LOOK good, too! I have two wonderful examples to jot down on the calendar: May 3rd, Jane Chalfont (located in West Chester at 123 North High Street) is hosting a Mother’s Day Sip & Shop event with 15% of sales benefiting...

Holiday Super Six: shop well, do good

Great gifts, great causes to consider By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times It’s DECEMBER 1st, everyone!  Time for my Holiday Edition of the Sunday Super Six!  In the spirit of the season, I wanted to feature gifts that give back and found some really incredible things…enjoy! 1. Family Service of Chester County is a non-profit agency providing professional counseling to people of all...

Hundreds of homeless in county spur changes

New toll-free number proves popular addition to proactive approach  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times This makeshift housing typifies what volunteers saw during the “point-in-time” count in January that revealed 625 Chester County citizens without a permanent residence. Wielding flashlights and cartons of supplies – clothes, food and blankets – a team of volunteers...