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Painting With A Purpose – March 4th, 2021

Painting With A Purpose – March 4th, 2021

Explore your creative side at Painting With A Twist and support Indian Creek Foundation at the same time!

It’s time to get creative for a great cause! Once again, Indian Creek Foundation, along with Painting with a Twist Studio in Skippack, is holding a Painting with a Purpose event.

This year will be a hybrid event, so it will be a fun, creative evening whether you come out to Skippack or paint from home! Please invite friends and family to participate with you!

The event will be held on Thursday, March 4th, 2021 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm and is now open for registration. A percentage of your registration fee will be donated by PWAT directly to ICF. The project we have chosen is the Floral Home Pallet which can be personalized to say whatever word you would like (your last name, Family, Home, etc.) Using the links below, you can register to attend in person or virtually.

Virtual attendees can pick up their painting materials at 4 studio locations in our area: Skippack (1240 Bridge Road (Route 113), Andorra (8500 Henry Ave, Phila), West Chester (Marketplace at Westtown, Rt. 3 near 352 Int) or Exeter Township (4370 Perkiomen Ave, Reading). Please note in your reservation under special requests where you would like to pick up your supplies.

There is currently a maximum number of 24 people allowed to attend live in the Skippack studio so register ASAP if you prefer that option.

We will also be hosting an on-line gift basket raffle during the evening with products from the following businesses: Harleysville Ace Hardware, Michael Kropp Music, Thirty-One Bags, Crystal’s K-9 Cuties, Sarah Cornwell Jewelry, The Burger Shop, Caruso’s Brick Oven Trattoria, the Broad Street Theater, Flour Jar Bakery, Blueprint Brewery and more! You will receive a link to the raffle soon after registering to view the baskets.

Here are some ideas for even more fun:
• Invite friends to paint together at your home (socially distant), stream the zoom class to a big screen and share drinks and snacks.
• Gather your household members to join you for some fun and each can paint a different version of the project.
• Host an Outdoor/Garage party (socially distant) and paint outside with friend and neighbors.
• Catch up with friends and family at a virtual pre-painting party! After your pre-party, let the fun continue while everyone joins the zoom call and paints together.
• Organize a team building event at work! Colleagues can all participate on zoom and compare their creations at work the next day. You could even use a wide-open office space to paint live together.

Cost: $39-$60 depending on project style selected (includes painting supplies)

Register for your spot today!

in-studio: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/skippack/event/2411445/
virtual: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/skippack/event/2642802/

We’re looking forward to seeing you on March 4th. If you have any questions, please contact Beth Healy at 267-203-1500, ext. 205 or ehealy@indcreek.org.

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

The Cowpath Road campus will be closed on the following dates:
 
Thursday, December 24th – Christmas Eve
Friday, December 25th – Christmas Day
Friday, January 1st – New Year’s Day
Invitation for bids

Invitation for bids

 

INVITATION FOR BIDS – 2nd Opportunity

The Indian Creek Foundation of Souderton, PA will receive sealed Bids for the installation of a new roof, gutters, and siding at one of our residential homes until 10:00AM (prevailing time) on the 23rd day of October, 2020, at the Indian Creek Foundation Main Office, located at 420 Cowpath Rd, Souderton, PA 18964 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Contract Documents, including Technical Specifications, are on file at the Indian Creek Foundation Main Office, located at 420 Cowpath Rd, Souderton, PA  18964 where they may be inspected at any time during working hours.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained through the Indian Creek Foundation Main Office

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Indian Creek Foundation  of Souderton, PA, negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten (10%) of the total bid amount shall be submitted with each Bid.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for Satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond and Labor and Materialmen’s Bond.

This Contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, which provides that training, employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by section 3, shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing.

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project, and that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

The Indian Creek Foundation of Souderton, PA reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bidding when, in the opinion of the CEO or his designee, such rejections or waivers shall be to its interest or advantage.

Prior to awarding the contract, bids may be held by the  Indian Creek Foundation for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders.

By:_Mori Catania

Property Manager

 

Urgent: Contact Congress Today about the Interim COVID-19 Funding Bill

Today, Congress announced it is working on an interim COVID-19 funding bill to sustain small businesses while it works on a larger relief package that we anticipate will be debated in May. This represents an additional opportunity to reassert to Congress that funding disability supports is a matter of life or death.

The Ask: Use this tool to ask that interim COVID-19 small business relief legislation include funding for providers of I/DD supports.

The Details: Specifically, we need you to ask Congress to support funding that would:

  1. Stabilize Medicaid-funded supports so they remain operational during the crisis.
  2. Retain essential community supports currently suspended due to social isolation, to ensure they can reopen after the crisis.
  3. Supercharge staff stabilization, retention, and recruitment.

As reported by Politico:

Congress and the Trump administration are quickly nearing a deal on more than $400 billion in emergency funding for small businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with the Senate expected to vote on the legislation on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday.

Word of the impending deal came after Congress allowed the small-business rescue fund it set up to exhaust its $350 billion funding capacity on Thursday, amid a standoff over Democrats’ demand that the package include aid for hospitals and state and local governments. It appears Democrats will get some of their new demands, but will have to fight for the state and local funding in the next round of aid.

Please speak up today! Your continued pressure was effective in encouraging Congress to include policies that strengthen disability supports in previous COVID-19 legislation. Now, more support is critical to address the needs of people with disabilities and those who support them during this crisis.

Ways to help during the pandemic

Ways to help during the pandemic

Since the stay-at-home order was issued last month, Indian Creek Foundation’s Residential & Community Based Program staff, with the support of staff from other departments, have been providing care to over 100 individuals in 24 homes.

So that we can keep delivering care in a safe manner, we are seeking donations of the following items from the community:

Face shields/eye protection
Gloves
Cleaning supplies
Toilet paper
N95/KN95 Masks
Surgical masks
Surgical shoe covers
Surgical hair covers

Some of our DSP staff are now staying in the homes to reduce risk of exposure to them and our residents. We are also in need of:
Bottled water, Gatorade, Powerade
Gift cards to purchase gas
Snacks
Bath Products, Lotions etc.

Cash contributions can be made by check or online (www.indcreek.org/donate).  Please note if your gift is restricted to our COVID-19 efforts.

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact our Director of Development, Brett Wells, at bwells@indcreek.org or 267-203-1500 x 120.