Giving Back

High School Opens Grocery Store for Struggling Families

Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas, has given hope to students and families throughout the community after opening a grocery store to support those in need. The high school…

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Police Officer and Wife Adopt 4-Year-Old Girl

While on duty, an Arizona police officer got to know a little girl in need of placement and has now given her a forever home! Brian Zach, lieutenant of the…

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National Adoption Day 2020: One Kinship Family’s Incredible Bond Leads to Adoption

National Adoption Day 2020 occurred this past Saturday, November 21. With COVID-19 cases on the rise across the country, Adoption Day looked a little different this year, but that didn’t…

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Food Distributions in Pittsburgh: Do You Qualify?

The Pittsburgh Food Bank is providing drive-up food distribution. Individuals and families are able to receive at least 50 pounds of food in pre-packed boxes for emergency use only. Make a…

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Join Us for a Virtual Respite Recruitment Event!

ASCI’s respite home recruiters are inviting all families in the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia areas to join our virtual respite recruitment event on November 18 at 6 p.m. EST. Respite caseworker…

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Need a Ride to the Polls? Call These Services!

The Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP) is offering free rides to the voting polls on November 3rd! Also, check out other organizations that are offering free and discounted rides for…

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Join Amazon Smile to Support ASCI While You Shop

ASCI participates in Amazon Smile! If you join Amazon Smile and choose A Second Chance, Inc. as your organization, a percentage of your Amazon purchase will be donated to ASCI. You can now turn on Amazon Smile only once…

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ASCI Employee on Her Experiences Being a Youth Mentor

As a child, I wanted to be a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentoring Program. Having a cool big sister was always something I wanted. Growing up, I was…

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Big Homie Lil Homie Gets a Huge Surprise!

Tiffany Haddish, guest host of The Ellen Show, surprised Jamal Stroud, owner and founder of Big Homie Lil Homie. His mentorship program serves over 225 at-risk boys in his community….

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A Word from Dr. Sharon McDaniel: Honoring Dr. David Brock

I want to give a shout out to Dr. David Brock for his exceptional work with PNC and the United Way. Several weeks ago, I was asked to participate in…

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