Opportunity House in Reading wins grant for food pantry

Opportunity House in Reading wins grant for food pantry

Berks County Community Foundation announced Thursday that it has awarded a $26,200 grant to Opportunity House to renovate a loading dock to create a food pantry at the shelter at 430 N. Second St. The project will provide much-needed fresh produce, dairy, and meat to...

From Homelessness to Homeowners

Several years ago, their eyes locked across the garden area where our clients relax. Kevin had arrived at the shelter first; Monica, a month later. It was love at first sight, and their feelings were definitely not encouraged. “You’re not supposed to date here,”...