Children's Aid Society of Mercer County is dedicated to support and strengthen children,
families and communities by providing multiple, creative and collaborative services.
As we observe 130 years of providing uninterrupted services to children and families, we celebrate. We celebrate the 18-year-old young woman who found her forever family through our Creating Foundations mentoring program. We celebrate the adoptive families who are receiving countless hours of support and advocacy through Children’s Aid Society’s SWAN Post Permanency services. We celebrate the children who remain in their family home because of the intensive therapy provided to the family through Family Focus, our family based mental health program. We celebrate the families who leave our support groups with an increased awareness that they are not alone in their challenges in parenting. We celebrate the children who are lovingly cared for, who are learning new skills and who are making lifelong friendships during their stay at our Keystone Stars 4 Star Jumpstart day care. We celebrate the individuals that are actively working towards self-sustainability and becoming better parents as a result their participation in Parenting, Life Skills and Anger Management classes through our Family Life Program. We celebrate the families that provide loving and safe environments for children placed in their homes through our Foster Care program. We celebrate the hundreds of children that we help understand where they came from, who they are and where they are going through SWAN Child Preparation services. We celebrate the teens that experience a sense of normalcy and acceptance from their peers when they attend the monthly Teen Group. We celebrate the children who are now safely tucked into a new car seat through our affiliation with the Safe Kids program. We celebrate all of our funding sources who continue to believe that we are making a difference in the community. We celebrate all of our collaborations with numerous agencies and organizations as together, we will make a difference. We celebrate all who donate, in all ways, to our agency so that we can continue to “go the extra mile” for the children and families whom we serve. We celebrate our dedicated staff who tirelessly work to help improve the lives of children and families. We celebrate all the children, families and agency staff who have gone before us and paved the way so that we can continue to make a difference. There is so much to celebrate every day in so many ways. We celebrate!!
Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County is eager to announce their First Annual “Cornhole at the Courthouse,” Tournament. We are so excited to try a new fundraiser that can engage our community AND help the children and families with whom we work!
On Saturday August 29, 2020 North Diamond St in Mercer PA will be filled with cornhole boards, concessions, music by DJ Larry Freeman, and more! The tournament is double elimination with a $30 fee to enter per team. Entry to the tournament includes an event t-shirt and a free hot dog at the concession stand. First Place wins $350 and Second Place wins $150.
Pre registration is required starting 7/6 and must be completed by 8/12 to ensure proper entry into the tournament. Check in time starts at noon with the first set of bags being thrown at 1:00 PM!
We understand that this can be an unsettling time. To ensure the safety of our participants, social distancing guidelines will be strongly encouraged.
All proceeds benefit Children's Aid Society of Mercer County and its programs!
To enter the tournament or for more information contact Emily Palmer at 724-662-4730 ext 19 OR firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you there!
Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help those in need. Together, we can make a difference.