¨ The Survive to Thrive Initiative” is 16 – 18 weekly sessions guided by a trained facilitator and have them build relationships with trained community “navigators” to work together to achieve their “future self”.

 

¨ Investigators learn together how poverty impacts people, their families, and their communities using Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ By World curriculum and the aha! Process Inc.

¨ Free family dinner starting at 5:00 PM followed by 2.5 hour facilitated conversation starting at 5:30 PM.

¨ Free childcare will be provided.

¨ Participants will be compensated for their participation with gift cards.

¨ First series to be held at New Life Community Church and is scheduled for Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

¨ Application can be completed here.

¨ For more information, contact Jim Burgess at 717-258-1000 or email us.

 

Watch these video to learn more about how programs similar to the
"Survive to Thrive" Initiative has worked across the country.

The impact of initiatives similar to Survive to Thrive nationally:

·       50% of “investigators” graduating from the Getting Ahead curriculum with “navigators” support experienced an increase in monthly income.

·       50% of “investigators” graduating from the Getting Ahead curriculum with “navigators” support decreased their monthly debts.

·       53% of “investigators” graduating from the Getting Ahead curriculum with “navigators” support decreased their total debts.

·       40% of “investigators” graduating from the Getting Ahead curriculum with “navigators” support experienced an increase in assets.

37% of “investigators” graduating from the Getting Ahead curriculum with “navigators” support were able to decrease their need for government benefits. 

A SPECIAL THANKS TO THESE CARING MEMBERS OF THEIR COMMUNITY WHO WANT
TO SEE THIS KIND OF CHANGE TO OUR COMMUNITY AND ARE SUPPORTING THIS INITIATIVE:

Dickinson College
Second Presbyterian Church

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN THESE GENEROUS AND CARING MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY IN SUPPORTING THIS IMPORTANT INITIATIVE, HERE ARE SOME WAYS YOU CAN HELP:

FINANCIALLY:

Click HERE to Donate Directly to the
survive to THRIVE initiative.

click HERE to Purchase supplies 
needed for our next group
from our Amazon list.

Purchase gift cards in $10 increments
from one of the following location
to be used as compensation for participation:

Giant
Market Cross Pub
North Hanover Grille
Redds BBQ
Walmart
Weiss

 

VOLUNTEER:

BECOMING A MENTOR/NAVIGATOR
HELP WITH CHILDCARE DURING SESSIONS

OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

FOR ANY OF THESE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES,
CONTACT JIM BURGESS
AT 717-877-6354
OR EMAILING US HERE.