Located in the center of Shenandoah, the J.W. Cooper Community Center’s mission is to save and restore the former J.W. Cooper High School to its original condition while simultaneously providing needed benefits to the Shenandoah community and surrounding areas by providing a food bank (Beverly Mattson Memorial Food Bank), clothing, books and toys for those in need. Future plans for a theater, youth center, business incubator, pool and storage space is ongoing thanks to local volunteer efforts.
Schuylkill Area Community Foundation envisions a community that embraces philanthropy to sustain generations today and tomorrow! The Community Foundation encourages philanthropy at all levels, provides comprehensive donor services and responds to changing needs and opportunities in the community including: Animal Welfare, Arts & Culture, Diversity, Education, Environment, Health & Wellness, and Human Services.
Child Development, Inc. provides a high quality, comprehensive preschool education for 600 children in Schuylkill County. As a Head Start, PA PreK Counts, and Keystone STAR 4 child care program, we engage families and provide supportive services to prepare each child for success in school and a lifetime of learning.
The Arts Barn Gallery is a unique Schuylkill County, PA art and craft gallery featuring original artworks made exclusively by Pennsylvania artists. The Arts Barn is a great place to find a unique gift for anyone on your Holiday gift list. On display is baskets, candles, soaps, stained glass, leather, pottery, jewelry, sculptures, chainsaw carvings, forged metal, paintings, ceramics, wildlife art, photography, textiles, silk scarves, handcrafted wooden furniture, wooden utensils, fused glass, wine jelly, and MORE!!!
Homeless Outreach Mission and Evangelism is a mission established to hand out food, clothing, and personal hygiene products at donation areas of food pantries, homeless shelters, parks, streets, Port Authorities, and anywhere else there is a need in New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania at this point.
The arts centers mission is to provide inclusive educational opportunities for all to create, learn, and appreciate the fine and performing arts in a safe environment. The arts are important to the development of a healthy community. We believe all can be a part of the diverse social and creative setting found within our center.
Clinical Outcomes Group Inc. (COGI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, outpatient drug and alcohol facility located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. COGI provides various recovery services to the residents of Schuylkill and surrounding counties. COGI currently services nearly 550 individuals, of all ages, with substance use related problems.
Big Impact Group is a mentoring program helping Schuylkill County youth for over 35 years. Through the dedication of our volunteers and strong community support we are able to make this program successful. Thank you to all who continue to support us and let’s continue to grow together as a community.
The Pottsville Free Public Library provides quality information resources and services to educate, entertain, enrich and strengthen our diverse community. Services are provided not only to residents of the City of Pottsville and the Pottsville Area School District, but to all residents of Schuylkill County and the Pottsville Library District.
The primary purpose of the Schuylkill Choral Society is to operate a non-profit, volunteer Community organization to learn, rehearse, promote and perform Choral music. Central to our mission is to provide affordable and accessible entertainment to our Community thereby enhancing the cultural life of the Community and creating a deeper appreciation of vocal and instrumental music.
The Avenues Foundation was created to ensure that needed funds would be available for Avenues, a multifaceted human service organization providing programs and support for people with disabilities and their families in Schuylkill and surrounding counties, to meet its mission today and in the future.
Schuylkill Community Action (SCA) is the primary anti-poverty agency serving Schuylkill County. SCA accomplishes this by providing services aimed at satisfying basic needs such as food and shelter, while promoting long-term self-sufficiency. SCA programming impacts over 15,000 low-income Schuylkill County residents each year.