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PoconoInfo is now 2-1-1

Now You Can Dial 211 for PoconoInfo

Need help finding help? Dial 211! The PoconoInfo Helpline, a service of Pocono Alliance, serves as the 2-1-1 contact in Monroe County. When an individual dials ‘211’ within Monroe County, they are put through to a PoconoInfo call specialist who helps determine their need and provides contact information to local, state or national programs that may be able to help. In 2016, Poco .. Read more
Martin Guitar

2017 Martin Guitar Raffle

Pocono Alliance will once again raffle off a Martin Guitar at this year's Project One Step concert on Nov. 5th. This beautiful D-15M Burst Martin Guitar is constructed with solid mahogany top, back, sides and neck and is accented with beautifully toned pre-war solid mahogany top shading. This work of art retails for $2,049.00! The raffle will take place at the Project One Step Concert .. Read more
Getting Ahead class

Getting Ahead Expanding Program Offerings

Pocono Alliance recognizes the need for help for people in our county who are in, or near, poverty to get back on their feet and on the road to economic self-sufficiency. That is why for more than 5 years we have been running the Getting Ahead program, which helps people in poverty examine their lives and make changes for themselves. In 2017 we are running 8 classes at 4 locations, in .. Read more
Sanofi Pasteur check presentation

Sanofi Pasteur Donates $50K to Pocono Alliance

Stroudsburg, PA - Pocono Alliance received a $50,000 contribution from Sanofi Pasteur for the Bridges Out of Poverty Program. The Bridges Out of Poverty program works with Monroe County residents that are in poverty, providing training and encouragement to identify financial and social resources. Participants receive educational tools as well as mentoring to strengthen their individual .. Read more
AllOne check presentation

Pocono Alliance Receives $21K from AllOne Charities

Stroudsburg, PA - Pocono Alliance received $21,000 from AllOne Charities for the Healthy Start Screening Program. The Healthy Start Screening Program provides vision, hearing and developmental screenings for children 5 years and under in Monroe County. The funding received by AllOne Charities allowed Pocono Alliance to provide 400 screenings at child care facilities, school literacy nigh .. Read more