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Claire Smith, who has served on NPLS' Board of Directors since 2013, was featured in a recent news story in the Sungazette.  Ms. Smith runs the outreach soup kitchen at the West End Christian Community Center in Williamsport.  You can read the story by clicking on the following link.

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The Department of Human Services (DHS) is expanding its Medicaid program, also known as Medical Assistance (MA).  The expansion of MA will provide health care coverage in a streamlined manner to Pennsyvlanians who are most in need.  It's important to note that eligibility rules will NOT change.

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Mark your calendar! On Wednesday, March 11th at 6:00 PM through 11:59 PM on Thursday, March 12th please visit and select North Penn Legal Services as your gift will be stretched by a generous contribution from Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships. Your donation(s) can also help raise additional support for NPLS selected by qualifying them for monetary prizes. All gifts are tax deductible and will help make your favorite nonprofits mission possible.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $53,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

For more information adn how to register for the Fair Housing Conference - Promoting Accessibility in the Lehigh Valley, please click on the following link.

We are grateful to our sponsors for the unbelievable support of the third annual Raise A Glass To Justice event.  This ad recognizes their contribution to our very successful event.  We hope you'll attend the fourth annual event in 2015!  More details to follow.