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Join Us for WIN Week!

The first week of June (June 1-7) is Well Being In the Nation (WIN) Week, which includes a series of free virtual gatherings, hosted by the WIN Network and it is open to all….

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10-Year-Old Chelsea Phaire Sends 1,500 Art Kits to Kids in Foster Homes and Shelters

Chelsea Phaire, a 10-year-old 5th-grader and founder of Chelsea’s Charity, creates art kits for kids in need around the nation. She chooses to give back to children in hopes that…

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New Bills Would Add $520 Million to Support Older Foster Youth

House leadership on child welfare introduced two bills that would increase funds for older foster youth. These bills would also help states prevent teens and young adults from aging out of…

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Will You Get an Additional SNAP Payment? Find Out!

Families who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits may also get an additional SNAP payment this month to help with food while children are at home amid COVID-19. However, if…

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Generations United Webinar: Supporting Grandfamilies in a Pandemic

Register today for a Generations United webinar, in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), on Thursday, May 21, for a conversation on how the Aging…

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“Little Mask for Little People” Gives Free Masks & Meals to Kids

A kinship family in Philadelphia coordinated an event called “Little Mask for Little People” to provide protective masks to children in the Hunting Park community. During the event, they also…

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#GivingTuesdayNow at ASCI

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a special global event in response to COVID-19. Today, we are asking you to pause and think about your family, all families and the importance of our kinship….

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PA Voter Registration and Mail-in Ballot Info for June 2 Primary Election

To help maintain social distancing, Pennsylvania registered voters have the option to apply for a mail-in ballot for the primary election now scheduled for June 2. The Pennsylvania General Assembly…

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Pitt & Philly Public Schools Provide Grading and Access Updates

Remote learning programs for students in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia school districts have made district officials evaluate the way students will be graded, as many do not have access to the…

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Child Vaccinations Drop as Parents Avoid the Doctor’s Office

Since it’s National Infant Immunization Week, we think it’s important to talk about the recent drop in child vaccinations and check-ups due to COVID-19. It’s common sense that anyone concerned…

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