Meals Made with Love–Opportunity House

Making home-cooked meals is both her joy and her ministry. For Bernice Holmes Hopkins it started with Frances Powers, a fellow member at New Hope Baptist Church in Reading, PA asked her to help prepare a meal for Opportunity House. Mother Powers and other members of...

Culinary Throw Down Benefits Opportunity House

On Nov 7th, The Beer Wall in West Reading hosted the Throwdown on the Avenue to benefit Opportunity House. Once again, the competition was fierce. Jen Dinatally, a local realtor and owner of United Real Estate Strive 212 and Darren Kostival, a relator at Re/Max of...


A Fighting Spirit to Overcome Homelessness-Opportunity House

“My mom taught me how to keep fighting and not to give up. My dad taught me to dream.” Those traits are part of her DNA that has helped her survive abuse, homelessness, and despair. Today, as Tara* is rebuilding her life, her internal motivation drives her while her Zen-like calmness gives her peace through […]