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[LVPC] FutureLV Planning Survey

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission is preparing a new Comprehensive Plan for the region and your input can help shape the vision for the future. By taking this 24-question, confidential survey you’ll help us determine what Lehigh Valley people value, and ultimately how our region should grow in the decades to come. Those willing to take the roughly 20 minutes to […]

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Plant a Row for the Hungry

Although it often goes unnoticed, food insecurity affects almost 11% of the people in Lehigh and Northampton counties: that’s roughly 73,000 people in our community who don’t have consistent access to healthy, affordable meals! And the health consequences are serious – a lack of fresh food leads to obesity, diabetes, and other diet related conditions. Joseph Marlin of Hellertown is fighting […]

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Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Volunteers are the strength of the D&L, doing everything from maintaining the trails to greeting visitors at the Canal Museum. Volunteers help us define our community-based mission while allowing them to showcase their talents. Our dedicated volunteers are an essential part in the D&L accomplishments and completion of projects to preserve our local history, which would otherwise not be possible.  […]

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Sixth Street Shelter

Volunteers can work one-on-one with residents and their children. They work with the Family Resource Center, cover the reception area, tutor our residents, organize our basement or food pantry, and help clean up around the Shelter. There are three volunteer options: adult volunteer, student volunteer, and community service volunteer. To learn more, visit the Sixth Street Shelter website. To volunteer, fill […]

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Bethlehem Food Co-op

The Bethlehem Food Co-op plans to open a community owned and operated grocery store in downtown Bethlehem to offer healthy, affordable, locally-focused food and informational workshops in a convenient neighborhood location. They are searching for volunteers to help with financial planning, design or graphics, writing, blogging, photography, legal counsel, insurance, recipe submissions or tasting, bookkeeping, note-taking, hosting Committee Meetings, tabling […]

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