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THE CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, INC. RECEIVES $1,000 GRANT FROM THE RIDER-POOL FOUNDATION

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from The Rider-Pool Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring Program in the Allentown School District. The Crossroads Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in K-5th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges. The Rider-Pool Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process.


CHC RECEIVES $2,500 GRANT FROM JUST BORN QUALITY CONFECTIONS

August 2018 - The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $2,500 grant from Just Born Quality Confections. These funds will support the “Heroin and Opioids: YES, you can have the discussion” Social Media Campaign. This campaign will educate and raise awareness about the heroin and opioid epidemic. It comes out of a need to reach parents, students and educators who may not be able to participate in school or community-based heroin and opioid prevention education programs.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties such as alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.


Leona Gruber grant

June, 2018


Allentown Rotary Foundation

June, 2018 - The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from The Allentown Rotary Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring Program in the Allentown School District. The Crossroads Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in K-5th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties such as alcohol, tobacco and other drug use. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency. 
The Allentown Rotary Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process.

Pictured: Arlene Lund, Executive Director of the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. and Ellen Kern, Chair of the Allentown Rotary Foundation


THE CENTER FOR HUMANISTIC CHANGE, INC. RECEIVES DONATION FROM PPL ELECTRIC UTILITIES CORPORATION "GOOD CATCH PROGRAM"

February, 2018 - The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a donation from the PPL Electric Utilities “Good Catch Program” for 2017.

Every year, PPL contributes money to the “Good Catch” fund on behalf of employees who discover and report a potential safety problem. An employee committee then identifies community organizations to receive this money. The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. (CHC) was selected as a 2017 beneficiary of this generous program.

Money from the PPL “Good Catch Program” will support CHC prevention education programs such as Project SUCCESS/Crossroads, Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE), “Voices from the Valley – Addiction and Recovery” and the Student Assistance Program.

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. facilitates interactive experience-based trainings and small groups that engage participants in meaningful learning. Most of the Center’s programs have been designed in response to the specific needs of schools and communities in the Lehigh Valley. The Center also offers many evidence-based programs that have been approved by the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Prevention Programming offered by the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. helps to further its mission, which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.


The Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation grant

January, 2018 - The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from The Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation. These funds will support the Crossroads Mentoring Program in five elementary schools located in the Easton and Bethlehem School Districts. The Crossroads Mentoring Program provides “at-risk” students in K-5th grade with the emotional support and practical skills needed to identify and develop personal character and resiliency, succeed in school, graduate from school, and cope with life challenges.

This grant award will help to further the mission of the Center for Humanistic Change which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

The Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process.


Doanld B and Forothy L. Stabler Foundation

January, 2018 - The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $25,000 operating expense grant from The Donald B. and Dorothy L .Stabler Foundation. This operating expenses grant will support programs such as Project SUCCESS/Crossroads, Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE), VOICES, and the Student Assistance Program.

The Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. facilitates interactive experience-based trainings and small groups that engage participants in meaningful learning. Most of the Center’s programs have been designed in response to the specific needs of schools and communities in the Lehigh Valley. The Center also offers many evidence-based programs that have been approved by the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Project SUCCESS/Crossroads, is designed to prevent and reduce substance abuse and help young people who are most in danger of failure in school or other high-risk behaviors develop resiliency and coping skills so they can make healthy, positive choices to succeed in school and life. Currently, Project SUCCESS/Crossroads is serving children in 29 schools within Lehigh and Northampton County.

HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Prevention Education), is an exclusive training developed by the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. in response to the growing concern around the heroin and opioid epidemic. Participants learn about opioids and heroin; signs and symptoms of opioid/heroin use; the effects of use on one’s health, relationships, and future; and where to find local resources and help. VOICES, a follow up program to HOPE, was recently launched by The Center in December 2017, and focuses on the cycle of addiction, from first use to recovery.

The Student Assistance Program (SAP) is designed to assist school personnel in identifying issues which pose a barrier to a student’s educational success including alcohol, tobacco, and drug issues and mental health issues. The primary goal of SAP is to help students overcome barriers to success in order that they may achieve, remain in school, and advance. CHC SAP Liaisons currently meet with SAP teams in 75 schools within Lehigh County. CHC also provides training for SAP team members within school districts.

Prevention Programming offered by the Center for Humanistic Change, Inc. helps to further its mission, which is to give people, especially youth, the knowledge and tools they need to make better-informed and more positive life choices. The ability to make healthy choices is critical when people face peer pressure, loss, painful transitions and other difficulties. Armed with positive skills, participants are better able to make healthy decisions and avoid destructive behaviors while building resiliency.

The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation awards grants through a competitive application and review process.