Aiden Finds Help Developing Life Skills

Aiden Finds Help Developing Life Skills

Aiden Finds Help Developing Critical Skills A journey of love, lessons and challenges is how Idalis Acevedo describes life since her son, Aiden, was diagnosed with autism at the age of two. “I was unfamiliar with autism,” Idalis, of Shillington said. “I didn’t know...
Julian Finds Stability and Success through CASA

Julian Finds Stability and Success through CASA

Julian Finds Stability and Success through CASA After losing his father, Julian bounced around in foster care, often being moved because of his aggressive behavior. When he was 12 years old, CASA of Berks County had the opportunity to provide Julian with a trained...
Meals on Wheels Gives Kitty Independence

Meals on Wheels Gives Kitty Independence

Meals on Wheels Gives Kitty Independence in Her Home For Kitty Merkel, 85, there was no doubt that she wanted to remain in her own home. After a fall, where she ended up in the hospital and then a rehab for several weeks, it couldn’t come soon enough that she was able...
Help Inspires Local Man to Help Others

Help Inspires Local Man to Help Others

Help from UW and Friend, Inc. Inspires Man to Help Others  Whenever Stephen Werner goes clothing shopping, he keeps an eye out for deals. He isn’t just a savvy shopper – – when he buys a coat or a pair of shoes for himself, he often buys a couple more, in...