Project SHARE of Carlisle
Rating: 5 stars 5 reviews
Issues: Food, Religion
Location: 5 North Orange Street Suite 4 Carlisle PA 17013 USA
Results: We have served 12600 households as of November in 2009; up 14% from last year. We have enthusiastic cooking classes for both recipient children and adults. 50 % of the households gross under $12,000 per year, and less than 1% have only public assistance as their income. Most are underemployed, and are without childcare and healthcare benefits. 33% are children.
Target demographics: low-income individuals and families
Direct beneficiaries per year: 3500 individuals per month. That includes over 390 low-income seniors and 700 children
Geographic areas served: Carlisle, Mt. Holly Springs, Boiling Springs, Gardners, Plainfield, Middlesex, New Kingstown, and Carlisle Springs
Programs: basic food items, fresh produce, and nutrition education. We also have cooking classes for children and adults.
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I received help from Project Share or some form of it 1986 until 2005. It has been built on the back of Elaine Livas and all her hard work over the years. The food we received was a far cry in quality and quantity from what they provide now. The breadth and depth of the community involvement with Project Share seems to grow every month. Now they have a permanant home that houses a clothing bank, storage facilities for cost saving and bulk buying, and community connections and support of all kinds. They truly provide Self Help And Recipient Education (SHARE). Now that I have been able to get myself into a more stable lifestyle, I am now a donor and occasional volunteer. Thank you Elaine and Project Share!
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
receiving food and support from them. Helping me to support me while I learned to help myself better.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
the kindness and caring of the people associated with Project Share.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
mostly the most kind and caring people you could meet. The kind of people that I know make up our wonderful community.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
with Elaine's help, feed the world!!
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every month
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