February 20, 2019

For the 6th year in a row the good people of the Apostolic House of Praise in Refton, PA came to St Mary’s Church on Black Friday and distributed hundreds of care packages to those experiencing homelessness. This dedicated group, small in number but mighty in spirit, s...

September 6, 2018

I have been a volunteer with TLC since July of 2016.

We all have our personal reasons for wanting to reach out and help when we can, and this was something I had been considering for some time. I can safely say that it has been an eye opening two years. It can be very...

July 13, 2018

TLC/Veterans’ Victory House gives back to the community that supports them!

Every year the Musser Park Civic Association holds a day-long 4th of July celebration. For the past several years participants at TLC have been asked to volunteer to assist in the festivities. B...

May 31, 2018

For about the last 6-8 weeks, the lobby at TLC has undergone some big changes. Due to our increasing numbers, our current office configuration was not efficient. The lobby always had one office, that office has now been split into two. We added another office and the f...

May 10, 2018

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” — Audrey Hepburn

As we have said many, many times before, we could not exist and do the great work the staff does at TLC were it not for volunteers....

October 19, 2017

Tonight is banquet time—the time TLC gets to recognize its great volunteers, community partners and the work we do. Our community partner, who will receive our Jay and Maggie Kiralfy Community Service Award is Ebenezer Baptist. Ebenezer has been a partner for over a de...

August 10, 2017

The Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) Adult Nursing program has been coming once a week to TLC for 8 years now; they actually have their class here that night. They have been incredibly valuable to us and more importantly to those who reside here. The nurses pro...

May 11, 2017

Volunteers are just ordinary people with extraordinary hearts. They offer the gift of their time to teach, to listen, to help, to inspire, to build, to grow, to learn. They expect no pay, yet the value of their work knows no limit...they’ve known the unexpected joy of...

March 15, 2017

March madness begins this week and certainly for the homeless shelters in our area this had nothing to do with basketball. Sometimes folks forget that when all else closes or is delayed-- life at the shelters continue. I know a lot of time was spent at the shelters on...

March 2, 2017

With Ash Wednesday a day behind us, fasnachts eaten, we are officially in Lent leading us to Easter Sunday. This brings to mind many things, but oftentimes one associates Lent with giving up, but I believe we are also called to give to—give to those less fortunate, tho...

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