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Fitch affirms BBB+ rating for Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries bonds; outlook stable

Fitch Ratings of New York has affirmed its BBB+ rating of bonds issued on behalf of Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, with a financial outlook of “stable.” “We are very pleased with the c...
May 22, 2017

Diakon Flight Program gains Partnership for Better Health foundation grant

Diakon Youth Services’ Flight Program has received a two-year $45,000 grant from The Partnership for Better Health to provide community-based mentoring and supportive services to at-risk older youths. ...
May 22, 2017

Twining Village opens, dedicates memory care neighborhood in its personal care community

Twining Village has opened it new memory care neighborhood. Located in the Holland, Pennsylvania, senior living community’s personal care building, the memory care unit provides secure, memory-focused...
April 27, 2017

Diakon among organizations receiving Lutheran Charities funding

Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries and Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries were among Lutheran Social Ministry Organizations receiving funding from Lutheran Charities, a Southeastern Pennsylvania fu...
April 24, 2017

Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries wins regional award for operations

Diakon Child, Family & Community Ministries today received the Central Penn Business Journal’s 2017 Nonprofit Innovation Award in the category of management operations. The award recognizes the or...
March 09, 2017

York Community Foundation helps to fund program providing at-risk youths with job skills

Diakon Youth Services has received a $9,000 grant from the Fund for York County and the White Rose Foundation Fund of the York County Community Foundation to provide 20 at-risk youths with training in employme...
February 07, 2017

Grant to reduce contacts between youths of minority backgrounds and juvenile-justice system

Diakon Youth Services has received a $15,720 grant from CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health of Lancaster to reduce the number of youths from minority backgrounds who have interactions with the juvenile just...
January 11, 2017

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood receives grant to aid low-income clients

Diakon Adult Day Services at Ravenwood has received a $7,000 grant from National Lutheran Communities and Services to support subsidies for low-income adult day-care clients in 2017. “This is the four...
December 19, 2016

Diakon Adult Day Services receives Phoenixville foundation grant to aid low-income clients

Diakon Adult Day Services at Manatawny has received a $6,000 grant from the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation to subsidize the cost of providing care to participants in the Options program from the Grea...
December 09, 2016

Chesapeake grant to allow at-risk students to create water-quality program

Diakon Youth Services has received a $4,990 grant pledge from the Chesapeake Bay Trust to support water-quality initiatives at the Diakon Wilderness Center in support of the bay. “This is the first re...
December 02, 2016

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