News

The most recent news articles have been listed below. Click on the hyperlink in the "Headline" column to view the article.

Pennsylvania grant supports Diakon drug-education programming for at-risk youths

Diakon Youth Services has received a two-year nearly $129,000 grant from the Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Program of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to support drug-educa...
February 08, 2016

Diakon Youth Services’ Flight Program gains $25,000 grant

The Flight Program, a Diakon Youth Service that provides guidance and mentoring for young men who have aged out of traditional county-funded youth services but need continuing support to remain successful in l...
February 05, 2016

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care receives Wendy’s grant to assist older youths

The Dave Thomas Foundation has awarded Diakon Adoption & and Foster Care a $70,000 grant to support efforts to assist older youths in the foster-care system. “Specifically, the grant funds adoptio...
February 01, 2016

Diakon Family Life Services receives local grant to enhance services in Montoursville region

Diakon Family Life Services has received a more than $52,000 grant from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania to enhance service from its new Montoursville office. The $52,700 grant&mda...
February 01, 2016

Diakon Youth Services receives York County Community Foundation grant to reduce aggressive behavior among youths

Diakon Youth Services has received a $10,000 grant from the York County Community Foundation to support training that reduces aggressive behavior in youths served by a York-based program. The grant funds th...
February 01, 2016

Funds raised for adoption and foster care, Girls on the Run during #GivingTuesday

Four adoptive and foster families competed in Diakon's first video contest for #GivingTuesday, raising nearly $900 for Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, as well as awareness of how such families &quo...
December 03, 2015

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood receives grant from sister organization

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood has received a $10,000 grant from National Lutheran Communities and Services to support subsidies for low-income adult day-care clients in 2016. “This is the thi...
December 02, 2015

Local adoption program receives $1,000 grant from bank

Diakon Adoption & Foster Care’s Northeastern Pennsylvania office, Topton, has received a $1,000 grant through Wells Fargo’s Community Connections Giving Program. Each Wells Fargo banking loc...
November 09, 2015

Foundation funds family resource library

The Diversity Alliance Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded Diakon Adoption & Foster Care a $2,100 grant to create a family resource library at the Reading Public Library. The focus...
November 04, 2015

Foundation continues to assist Flight program keep young men on right path in life

Diakon Youth Services’ Flight Program has received a $20,000 grant from the Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation. The grant represents the sixth consecutive year Flight has benefited from a Hommer Fou...
October 29, 2015

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