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Buying food from farmers and ranchers has so many great benefits. Consider stopping by your local farmers market to enjoy the many advantages it has to offer.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to focus on your wellness. How you feel trickles into your everyday life, which is why it’s important for you to put your physical and mental health and wellbeing first.

When times are hard, it’s important to move forward and do what you can for others. Above all, open yourself up to listen and try to better understand the situation from your friend or loved one’s perspective.

June is the first official month of summer, which makes it the perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors!

Memorial Day is an incredibly special time in America’s history. This weekend, do more than barbecue. Take time to truly commemorate the meaning of the holiday and celebrate the servicemen and women who have given everything to this country.

Summer is the perfect time to show your kids that giving back can be fun. Choose an organization that has a shared interest among your family and ask about volunteer opportunities.

All work and no giving back makes for a dull workplace! Talk to your employer about already existing programs such as matching gifts or time off to volunteer.

Use the power you have to make the world a brighter, better place, and you’re sure to also experience some of that kindness. Together, we have the power to change the world!

In order to preserve our beautiful planet, it’s going to take work from everybody. Encourage your family and friends to join you so that we can preserve the place we call home!

Now is the perfect time to join a local or national organization as a mentor to help make a difference in the lives of kids around the world. Check out these top reasons you should become a mentor today.

Whether you’re just getting started or a seasoned volunteer advocate, read on for ways that you can celebrate Global Volunteer Month and inspire others to join in to make our world a better place.

This April, celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month by working in your community to get up and clean up. There are lots of ways to beautify our world, and together we can keep it that way for generations to come.

If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, start by reprogramming your brain to think more positively. Try out these six tips to focus your thoughts and train your brain to be more positive.

Spring is a time of renewal, and cleaning doesn’t have to simply mean scrubbing the floors! Try these cleaning activities to promote a happy and healthy lifestyle.

Spring break is a time for rest and relaxation, but it has the potential to be so much more. Ask your kids about causes they’re passionate about and try to line those passions up with a local organization.

Women have made massive and inspiring contributions to our communities and the world. Use Women’s History Month as a reminder to celebrate the women in your life who inspire you every day.

In the spirit of “going green” this month, use this holiday  as a reminder to focus on the world around us. Check out these ways you can give the month of March new meaning by going green!

Starting young is a great way to ensure you’re helping to shape givers for years to come, through volunteering and giving back to your community. Whether you’re inspiring your own kids or children in your community, it’s never too early to start inspiring the next generation!

There’s no doubt that times have been hard in the past few years, and we could all use a reminder to focus on our mental health. Check out these tips to help put yourself first for your overall well-being.

How will you spread love during the month of February? Use one of these ideas or come up with your own! You never know how much a small act of kindness will mean to a person. Get out there and spread the love!

February is the month of love, and we’re not just talking about Valentine’s Day. Now is a great time to give back in any capacity for any cause you’re passionate about!

Have no fear, because spring is around the corner, and warmer months are ahead. In the meantime, take as many steps as you can to boost your mood and help others along the way. 

Use this as a reminder to commit acts of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even after the holiday passes, his spirit can carry on. Explore new ways you can give back to your community, involve your family and friends and set attainable goals for yourself.

This January, celebrate National Blood Donor Month by taking steps to go out, roll up your sleeve and give. Set the tone for the month and the rest of the year to live more altruistically.

If you’re ready for fun and flurries this winter season, check out some of these great winter wonderland adventures to try with your family.

This new year, start off right by living more altruistically… for yourself. Establish new, healthy habits and goals to accomplish in 2022.

This time of the year is the perfect reminder to consider your altruistic and giving goals for 2022. Take a look below at some ways you can plan out your 2022 giving strategy, from fundraising to volunteering and random acts of kindness!

Checkout Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative's next Community Meal and 14 Staples everyone should have in their pantry, especially food pantries.

While the holidays are about spending time with others and spreading as much cheer as possible, it’s hard to spread cheer if you aren’t feeling great yourself.

Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative's impact continues to grow thanks to the generous neighbors and friends in our local areas. This giving season consider giving your time to WCHI by going to their next Bingo or volunteering. Items are also always appreciated.

How will you help spread the word or give back during Universal Human Rights Month? From volunteering to helping advocate and spread awareness, there are so many ways to get involved.

WCHI has been approved to distribute monthly senior food boxes in addition to their regular food pantry activity! Check the blog for details.

It's time to take part in the biggest giving day of the year! Celebrate GivingTuesday whether that be through giving your time, your gifts, talents or monetary contributions. Every gift, both big and small, helps make a difference. 

No matter what holidays you celebrate, that means plenty more good times to be had before we ring in 2022. It also means it’s time to check in with your 2021 goals! From giving to volunteering to kicking a habit you hoped to leave behind, check out these tips to check in with yourself and finish out 2021 strong! 

Remember to take care of yourself this holiday season and give back when you can. The spirit of the holiday is all about spending time with the ones you love and giving back where you can! Help spread holiday cheer this year for yourself and others by following these ten steps!

It's beginning to look a lot like stress season! Take a little bit of time for yourself by joining us at a fun and educational library program or special event. Remember, it's not selfish; it's self-care.

Think about the heroes in your life, whether it’s somebody you know, people in your community or even those across the globe. There are also tons of organizations you could partner with this holiday season to show heroes that you care. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Continuing the attitude of gratitude, Shari Noctor, the president of the Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative, looks back on all the things WCHI must be thankful for this past year. WCHI continues to serve the communities of Whitehall and Coplay to do their best to ensure no one is food insecure.

The Coplay Public Library Staff and Board of Directors are grateful for the heartfelt community of Coplay and all the various support the community gives the library. We love seeing you, and hope you stop by soon. Donations of all types are appreciated, but we understand that times have been tough. If you shop through Amazon, please consider supporting us through AmazonSmile at no cost to you.

How will you lead with kindness? There are so many ways you can put your best foot forward in the world. Wake up each and every day asking yourself how you can spread kindness in the world.

Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative and the local Faith-Based Community have started providing free community meals to low-income Whitehall-Coplay households once more! Meals take place at various faith communities on the first Sunday and third Tuesday of each month. October's meals were a success, and the following months should only be increasingly successful as word gets out.

Libby is the best app for searching and reading through your library's digital branch. Learn about all the cool things Libby is capable of right here!

November is often associated with a time of giving thanks, and this year is no different. In order to get the most out of the month, we’re deeming this as the year to start early. Make the entire month about showing gratitude to those you love, and even strangers.

Almost doubling their impact in the ten months since they've been founded, the Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative continues to serve low-income families throughout the Whitehall and Coplay areas in a variety of programs. See what's up and coming and how you can help!

Happy Spooky Season! Nancy's staff pick for the month of October is Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow on DVD. Learn more about this American legend and find an adaptation you'll enjoy!

The spooky season is coming to an end before we know it, but that doesn’t mean we’re over October. Scary doesn’t always have to be bad. Instead, use these final weeks as a reminder to do some scary-good deeds and give back to your community.

Together we have made Whitehall and Coplay into another "Roseto Story" as we work together as a community to help our fellow neighbors who are food insecure. Together we are making a difference in people's lives, and we urge you to continue to do so.

Answers the question: What exactly is a stuffed animal sleepover? And provides more details on our Spooky Stuffed Animal Sleepover October 15 & 16.

In order to lead a truly altruistic life, it’s important to take stock of your own mental health, as well as those around you. There are a ton of free resources and tactics you can use to check-in and improve your mental clarity.

Are you eligible for SNAP benefits? What ARE SNAP benefits? Read to learn more about this government program.

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