Charity

Jim Worthington Raises $180,000 for Matt’s Mission and ALS Newtown

Jim Worthington Raises $180,000 for Matt’s Mission and ALS Newtown

Last month, we shared the story behind Matthew Bellina and his mission to raise money for ALS, a devastating disease that he was diagnosed with at the young age of 31. The Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) and Jim Worthington, NAC Owner, President, have raised $180,000 for Matt’s Mission and Augie’s Quest to fight ALS through cutting […]

Make It Happen: Helping Baby Owen

Make It Happen: Helping Baby Owen

Upper Black Eddy residents, Jason and Jen Micciche, are facing a parent’s worst nightmare. Their baby boy, Owen, has been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer at just 6 months old. The community is rallying around the Micciche family to help them through baby Owen’s 16 months of chemo-therapy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. […]

Pet of the Week: Mysty

Pet of the Week: Mysty

I’m a new girl here in the Cat Room and just settling in. My owner couldn’t care for me, so I’m looking for another person to share my life with. I have lovely grey fur “trimmed” in white, white whiskers and pretty yellow-green eyes. I’m two years old, spayed, and have tested negative for FIV […]

Happening Heroes: Miss Cindy’s School

Happening Heroes: Miss Cindy’s School

With freezing cold temperatures, those in our community without a proper home are facing incredibly challenging conditions.  One Quakertown dance school, Miss Cindy’s School, decided to do something to help, hanging winter hats and scarves on lightpoles around the triangle lot in Quakertown for those who need them. This heart (and head!)-warming gesture was captured […]

Making it Happen: Matt’s Mission Event Benefits Augie’s Quest to End ALS

Making it Happen: Matt’s Mission Event Benefits Augie’s Quest to End ALS

by Lindsay Gordon “We are horrible at fundraising!” was the first thing Matt and Caitlin Bellina said as soon as the conversation started. From what began as a grassroots, door-to-door fundraising effort has since blossomed into a great event for families all over the Bucks County area to enjoy. “I really didn’t know where to […]

Helping Friends in Need: A fundraiser for Karen & Randy Charlins and Mark Wade

Helping Friends in Need: A fundraiser for Karen & Randy Charlins and Mark Wade

Caleb’s American Kitchen along with the support of neighboring restaurants, Marsha Brown, Havana, Martine’s Riverhouse, The Landing, The Logan Inn, Triumph Brewery and Bitter Bob’s are coming together to host a special charity event for some local Friends in Need – Karen & Randy Charlins and Mark Wade. On February 7, the Charlins Family tragically […]

Talk of the Town: New Bristol Centre for the Arts

Talk of the Town: New Bristol Centre for the Arts

The Bristol “Raising the Bar” initiative just announced an exciting planned addition to the borough – a Centre for the Arts.  While still in the early stages of planning, they hope to open in spring 2015. To turn this vision into reality, they are currently seeking volunteers for a day of light labor, clerical assistence, or support staff down the […]

Making it Happen: Carlucci’s Feeds Haiti

Making it Happen: Carlucci’s Feeds Haiti

Carlucci’s family of restaurants is taking their mission to nourish people with delicious Italian food to the children of Haiti. This April, Carlucci’s Italian Grill’s General Manager Dominic Mazzella will again travel to Haiti on his own dime to work in an orphanage cooking for children. These children don’t have access to running water or electricity, much less the everyday luxuries […]

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015

On the third Monday of January each year, we celebrate Martin Luther King Day to commemorate his peaceful activism in the civil rights movement. His message is ingrained in the spirit of America, and part of the way we honor him is actually rooted in Pennsylvania. The national Martin Luther King Day of Service was […]

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Giving Back this Holiday Season

Between getting all of your shopping done, wrapping up gifts, decorating your home, and finalizing plans, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. For the Bucks County residents living below the poverty line, the holiday season looks much different. Many of the less fortunate families in our […]

Nancy Bragin wears Diana Vincent's Oxidized Sterling Silver and White Topaz Kaleidoscope Necklace with Heart Cuff

Meet Bucks County Movers & Shakers: Nancy Bragin

For the 2nd consecutive year, Bucks Happening has named the Top 10 Movers & Shakers of Bucks County.  Our accomplished judges had their work cut out for them with dozens of inspirational stories submitted by readers. Now, with the official results in and this year’s Movers & Shakers assembling recently to celebrate, we’re taking a closer look at each winner […]

2nd Annual Zumba-bash for Alzheimer’s

2nd Annual Zumba-bash for Alzheimer’s

The B.C. Crew is proud to present the 2nd Annual Zumba-bash for Alzheimer’s, where 100% of donations go directly to the Alzheimer’s Association. Come on out to Hallowell Pavilion at Warminster Community Park on Sunday, October 5th from 9am-10:30am, stay for a little or a lot! This is a FREE Zumba session – but DONATE […]

Bucks County Resident to Provide Medical Care in Indonesia

Bucks County Resident to Provide Medical Care in Indonesia

2013 Mover and Shaker Kiersten Ball is at it again! Kiersten was recognized last year as a Bucks County Mover and Shaker due to her dedication to volunteering throughout the community as well as abroad. Kiersten is a physician assistant in critical care and she participates in medical missions in third world countries. She has helped treat […]

Help out a Great Cause by Playing BINGO

Help out a Great Cause by Playing BINGO

That’s right you read correctly BINGO is making a come-back.  The popularity of the “old timers” game of BINGO is growing due to the churches and organizations that are putting on fun BINGO events all over the area such as “Coach BINGO” where you have a chance at winning much desired Coach purses.  One local […]

Flex Your Muscles at the First Annual Musclepalooza

Flex Your Muscles at the First Annual Musclepalooza

Are you ready for “Musclepalooza”? This debut event will take place at the Barn on 5441 Ash Road in Doylestown on Saturday, September 20th at 7pm. The Musclepalooza is not only a great night of music, but the proceeds will benefit the Center for Muscular Research at Kennedy Krieger Institute. The idea was born after creator and […]