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Homeless Resource Day 8/4

CIN will host a Homeless Resource Day, August 4th, 9-12 at our parking lot. We will have organizations set up who can give resources to the homeless. There are now over 700 children that are homeless in Washington County. REACH, Dept. Social Services, Food & Nutrition, Community Action Council, and Washington County Public Schools will…


Backpack Drive Hosted by Teen

17 year old Mary Beth Kinman is organizing a “filled backpack drive” at her church, St Ann’s Catholic Church,until the 11th of August.  So far, she is expecting 50 or more backpacks that will be donated to Children in Need.  There will be a Cookie & Punch Giveaway on August 11th from 9-12.  Mary Beth…

School Supply Donation

School Supplies Galore for Local Schools

Principals from local schools enjoyed the opportunity to select school supplies for needy students recently at Children in Need.  Thanks to office supply companies, Staedtler-MARS NA and the Staples Chambersburg Distribution Center, more than 50 pallets of supplies, including pencils, pens, binders, markers, notebooks, modeling clay, desk organizers and erasers, to were donated to Children…

Washington County Gives Day

Washington County Gives Day… and YOU gave!

Thank you for participating in Washington County Gives 2015!  We appreciate all of the donors and the 68 participating nonprofits for inspiring philanthropy in Washington County in order to make it a better place to live and work. Raised for Local Nonprofits: 2,561 gifts Totaling $364,080.66 For more information on this program, click here.

What Our Friends Say

There are checks and balances in how CIN is run to ensure no one abuses the system and everything is being used appropriately.  When you donate to CIN, it stays in our community.

Nick Hill CIN Board Member

I’m so impressed by this organization.   It’s like a family and everyone who comes here is so grateful.  The clients are always so kind and polite.

Claire Teen who volunteers for CIN during summers

Literally thousands of kids in Washington County would be coming to school in the exact same outfit day after day if it wasn’t for CIN.  My staff look at CIN as a valuable key on their keyring.  Nearly 700 kids designated as homeless in our county and all of them are blessed by CIN.

Carol Costello Supervisor of Student Services, Washington County