News

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

Diakon Wilderness Center weekend program receives $10,000 grant

The Weekend Alternative Program, a Diakon Wilderness Center-based service, has received a $10,000 grant from the Alexander Stewart, M.D., Foundation.  The grant, in effect from July through June of 201...
July 12, 2016

Diakon completes successful bond sale; critical for capital projects, charitable care

Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries recently successfully completed its planned bond sale, creating a more conservative debt profile by issuing fixed-rate debt, retiring some of its previously outstanding variab...
July 08, 2016

Major construction project slated for Old Main on The Lutheran Home at Topton campus

The iconic Old Main building on The Lutheran Home at Topton campus is slated for a major construction project. Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, owner/operator of The Lutheran Home at Topton senior living ...
July 07, 2016

PNC Bank Foundation grant supports foster, adopted children in facing emotional challenges

Children and youths in the foster care and adoption system will receive special support to help them address traumatic events in their lives, thanks to a $5,000 grant Diakon Adoption & Foster Care has rece...
July 06, 2016

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

Fitch Ratings of New York recently affirmed its BBB+ rating of bonds issued on behalf of Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries, with a financial outlook of “stable.” While the report represents the ...
June 01, 2016

Diakon Community Services staff member receives statewide award

A Diakon Community Services staff member recently received the “Secretary’s Award,” one of six Bravo awards presented annually by the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to reco...
May 27, 2016

Diakon Wilderness Center students to gain water-quality education

Students at the Diakon Wilderness Center near Boiling Springs will continue to learn about and promote water quality as the result of a recent $5,000 grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust. “This grant&m...
May 05, 2016

Foundation grant supports vocational training for at-risk youths

Diakon Youth Services has received a $10,000 grant from the Kenneth Bankert Foundation of Camp Hill to support vocational training for students in the Turning Point Day Treatment Program. “This is the...
May 05, 2016

Diakon receives grant to support training in therapy for traumatized children

Diakon Family Life Services has received a more than $129,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency’s Violence-Prevention Programs Fund to support training in trauma-focused t...
April 04, 2016

Funding supports treatment of adult survivors of child sexual abuse

Diakon Family Life Services has received a nearly $100,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency “Endowment Act – Programs Assisting Victims” fund to support the t...
March 30, 2016

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