Become a sponsor! 2017 Bike trip Sponsors Sun Directed is returning as a generous SILVER level sponsor.  Thanks to owners Michael and Heather Shadow for their support!  NOTE: Sun Directed will make a donation to PA IPL with each solar install that mentions this offer! The Beth Richards Group has returned to sponsor at the BRONZE level!  Several PA IPL leaders and […]

Weatherization First

Reducing carbon pollution for all of Creation.  Lowering bills for our neighbors in need.  Help Households Prepare Their Homes for Winter Volunteers in Centre County are cooperating to weatherize homes of low-income families.  October has been designated Weatherization Month in State College, but our work continues throughout the year.  This resource page is maintained by the Weatherization First […]

An award worth celebrating

PA IPL past president (and current co-secretary Sylvia Neely) was honored on April 25 as the Volunteer of the Year for Interfaith Human Services, where she also sits on the board.    Not our usual blog entry, but her citation deserves sharing.  We hope it may inspire others to create similar avenues for outreach, compassion, […]

A Time to Build Up: 

the campaign to triple the capacity of PA IPL “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;  A time to kill, and a […]

open house!

Our office hosts (and partners on the energy efficiency fuel bank client classes) Interfaith Human Services are having an open house on Tuesday, June 24, from 4:30-6:00 PM.  Cricket will be there with her door open, too — drop in to say hi, see the place, have a cookie or two, and learn about opportunities to […]

PA IPL assists the Centre County Fuel Bank

A couple of winters ago the Centre County Fuel Bank ran out of money.  Administered by Interfaith Human Services (IHS), the Fuel Bank is funded through local donations and provides assistance to low-income families who have already exhausted the fuel that they received through the federal LIHEAP program.  When Ruth Donahue, the Executive Director of […]