Community Service

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.  Philanthropies supported by our Chapter include:

  • A Love for Life
  • Bucks County Historical Society/Mercer Museum
  • Bucks County Opportunity Council
  • CB Cares
  • Discover Doylestown
  • Doylestown Hospital
  • For Pete’s Sake
  • Ivy Hill Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Manna on Main Street
  • Pennsylvania Special Olympics
  • The Village Improvement Association of Doylestown
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • Wesley Enhanced Living

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A Love for Life

Mission: Dedicated to raising funds for pancreatic cancer research. The average survival rate for state IV pancreatic cancer is just over six months. A Love for Life aims to change that number. They are partnered with the Abramson Cancer Center at The University of Pennsylvania. One hundred percent of the money that is raised will fund cutting edge research here in Philadelphia.

Bucks County Historical Society/Mercer Museum

Mission: It is the mission of the Bucks County Historical Society to educate and engage its many audiences in appreciating the past and to help people find stories and meanings relevant to their lives- both today and in the future.

Bucks County Opportunity Council, Inc. 

Mission: To help low-income people in Bucks County achieve and sustain economic self-sufficiency through participation in a personalized case management approach founded on education and partnership with the community.

CB Cares

Mission: CB Cares Educational Foundation, in partnership with Doylestown Hospital, the Central Bucks School District, local businesses, and the community, is dedicated to enriching the experience of students through learning grants and 40 Assets-based programs which promote responsible and resilient youth.

Discover Doylestown

Mission: Discover Doylestown (previously DBCA) is a non-profit organization of residents and businesses dedicated to celebrating our community and creating lasting traditions. Our efforts include the Doylestown Arts Festival, Doylestown 5k, Taste of Doylestown, Spooktacular Parade, Holiday Celebrations, Seasonal Decorations, and much more!

Doylestown Hospital

Mission: The Community Health Needs Assessment helps Doylestown Hospital to focus resources to best serve the community. Input from the community was vital to developing the needs assessment.  Our hospital mission is two-fold: “To provide a responsive, healing environment for our patients and their families, and to improve the quality of life for all members of our community.” The needs assessment helps us meet our mission.

For Pete’s Sake

Mission: For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation (formerly Crossing the Finish Line) is a non-profit organization that assists adult cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones.

Ivy Hill Therapeutic Riding Center

Mission: Ivy Hill Therapeutic Equestrian Center creates therapeutic programs for individuals with cognitive, physical, emotional, behavioral and psychological needs utilizing the equine experience.

Manna on Main Street

Mission: Committed to ending hunger in the North Penn region by providing food, fulfilling social service and education needs, and conducting community outreach. Through a food pantry and soup kitchen, emergency financial aid, counseling and referrals, and education opportunities, we serve those in need with the hope “that everyone might be fed”.

Pennsylvania Special Olympics

Mission: The mission of Special Olympics PA is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

The Village Improvement Association (VIA)

Mission: To Enhance the quality of life in our community through services and education.

Travis Manion Foundation

Mission: TMF empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations.

Wesley Enhanced Living –Doylestown

Mission: To make a compelling difference in the lives of residents by providing excellence and innovation in aging services.