United Service Corps Giving Hope

Giving Hope to Babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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For the past six months we've been trying to think of ways to help babies with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). NAS is the clinical, and somewhat euphemistic term, for babies born addicted to drugs. It's become an epidemic in our country. The…

Baby Love - Summer '15 Giving Corps Project

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The Giving Corps completed our first project last week. Earlier this summer we called up Family Services of Northwest PA to see if they had any moms who needed help. Two area teens were pregnant and due in the fall. So United Service Corps “adopted”…

Introducing the Giving Corps

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We are passionate about helping those in need. The United Service Corps Board started on this endeavor to help people and the planet through volunteerism and community service. This summer we are ready to launch what we call our Giving Corps,…

Glow Erie Glow! The 2015 Glow Erie Run is Almost Here

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The snow is finally (mostly) gone. The hard core runners in my Frontier neighborhood haven’t missed a beat this winter, but the ones who like the feeling to remain in their fingers and toes after a run, are coming out of hibernation. I…

United Service Corps is Official

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Welcome to non-profit land United Service Corps! We received the letter of acceptance of our 501c3 application in early June. I felt like I was opening a college acceptance letter. The envelope was thick! That was a good sign! Inside the…

Benefits and Bombs

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I excitedly read a text from a United Service Corps board member earlier this week.  She had some cool ideas and leads for a benefit concert we are planning as a fundraiser. A couple days later I was skyping with another board member, chatting…