AARP Tax Volunteers Needed: MissionLink November 3, 2017

The Harrisburg / West Shore AARP Tax-Aide Program prepares tax returns for the elderly and needy at Mission Central and other locations.  Volunteers are needed for the upcoming tax season.  Training will be provided…you DO NOT need to be a tax expert to help! For information or questions, email Jim Foster:

Mission Central’s Christmas Toy Drive: MissionLink November 2, 2017

                This November, Mission Central is collecting toys to distribute to needy children right here in the Central Pennsylvania area!  We are asking for the following: ·      New Toys valued at $20-$25 ·      Gift Cards for local stores (Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart, etc) so that specific needs… Read More

Walk-in Registration and Packet Pick-up Tonight: MissionLink October 26, 2017

Tonight from 4-7, you can pick up your race packet (bib, shirt and “goodie” bag) at Mission Central and avoid the rush on Saturday morning.  Tonight, we are also accepting walk-in registrations for those who have not yet registered for Saturday’s 5K run/walk.  The weather forecast looks great and it will be another fun morning,… Read More

Missions in Motion 5K Checklist: MissionLink October 19, 2017

Registration remains open.  You can register online by clicking the link below or download and print a paper registration from that link – visit Next Thursday, October 26 from 4-7pm will be a “walk-in” event at Mission Central.  You can register at that time and if you have already registered, you can pick up… Read More

Important Updates from UMCOR and Mission Central: MissionLink October 6, 2017

UMCOR has announced that thanks to the overwhelming response from local churches, Texas and Florida have been fully supplied with cleaning buckets and hygiene kits, at this time.  They have asked for a temporary “pause” for shipments to their warehouse.  UMCOR also has 28,000 cleaning kits waiting in their warehouse for delivery to Puerto Rico as… Read More

Month End Report – August: MissionLink October 5, 2017

August 2017 Month-End Numbers Mission Central Volunteers: 494 Mission Central Volunteer Hours 1,637 Mission Central Product (Cap Region) $72,363 People Assisted 86,000  Mission Central Product (Rest of PA) $4,272 People Assisted 325 Mission Central Product (Nationally) $9,230 People Assisted 56,100 Mission Central Product (Internationally)  $11,561 People Assisted 23,101 In-House Partner’s Product $386,689 People Assisted 182,839… Read More

Donation Guidelines to Consider: MissionLink September 28, 2017

Sometimes we receive donations that are not in any shape to give to others.  We ask that before making a donation that you take a few moments to make sure that it is in good shape and still has use.  We appreciate all donations and the spirit that is behind them, but we also need… Read More

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