Veteran Knows Being Clean and Serene is Success

“I’ve been clean and serene for 31 years,” says Army Veteran Dwayne T.  His three college degrees, experience as a professional musician, and working as a cook in some of the finest restaurants in Philadelphia, he believes, pales in comparison to achieving his...

Donor Spotlight: Carole Neag

How did you get involved with Opportunity House? My late husband Ray and I have been involved for two decades. We were drawn to the organization when we saw what good things were being done to help adults and children in Berks County. Everything Opportunity House does...

Going Out of Our Way for Veterans

Our case managers with Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) go out of their way – literally – to meet homeless vets where they are and offer them the services they need. “When we identify a homeless veteran and verify their veteran status, we offer to...

Helping Hands for Veterans

“We want to help Veterans.”   We love getting those calls from churches, civic groups, and individuals who  want to provide helping hands for Veterans at Opportunity House. Each year, churches like St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Orwigsburg, PA fulfill...

Veteran Is Saving His Hard-Earned Money

Karl M.* is determined to get back on his feet. This veteran is saving his hard-earned money to secure a brighter future.   His life has been a series of setbacks, wrong turns, and disappointments.  That has not stopped him from wanting a better life for himself. Kim...