Girl Scouts Add to Literacy Program in Classroom

By: Nancy Frederick, Director and Chrissy Duque, TeacherThe Learning Center Thanks Gianna Lagomarsino and Anna Micklos from Girl Scout Troop 81075, The Learning Center preschool class got a little make-over. In June 2016, the Learning Center was excited to hear from girl scouts Anna and Gianna, who were excited about starting their Silver Award project. […]

Because, We Are All Family

By: Yvonne TothAssistant Director of Sharing the Caring Each month on the back of our newsletter for our Sharing the Caring families we post things that we need if anyone is inclined to donate. The items range from cleaning supplies to craft items and bingo prizes. Occasionally a special item, such as soil for planters […]

Setting Example and Leaving a Legacy

Written by: Janice ThomasDirector of Shelter Services Malia Borgers contacted Third Street Alliance a few months ago to make a donation to the shelter. It was suggested that she donate over-the-counter medicine for our younger residents. We knew that the cold and flu season was on its way and our little ones tend to get […]

A Year Filled With Growth and Adventure

By: Nancy FrederickDirector of The Learning Center This year was a year filled with growth and new adventures! We welcomed many new families and volunteers into our programs. In January, we were selected to open a new Pre-K Counts classroom in February, allowing us to offer early childhood education to more low income families in […]

New Year, New Challenges

The beginning of the year begins another chapter in the proverbial book of life, and a chance at setting new goals and challenges for yourself. Let Third Street Alliance help with some of those goals. If you resolved to take up a new challenge, our Tae Kwon Do class for beginners is available. Master Shelly provides […]

A Year of Caring

By: Yvonne TothAssistant Director of Sharing the Caring This year is certainly a year that Sharing the Caring will remember. We celebrated so much this past year. Some of the highlights include birthdays, the annual picnic (that included the most glorious weather), our senior prom, our first-ever fall fashion show. Our many visitors include a […]

Taking Some Time Out

By: Janice C. Thomas,Director of Shelter Services Across the country, many parents use the “time-out” approach for raising their children. When used appropriately, the technique is an opportunity for the child to modify his/her behavior and learn how to cope with frustration. Overall, the goals are to help the child achieve self-control and self-discipline. Third […]

All We Have Done

By: Lynn OndrusekCommunity Outreach and Communications Can you believe it’s December? I know I can’t. The cooler weather reminds me each morning as I walk to work. This month becomes busy for a lot of people, especially for those who are preparing to celebrate the holidays and who are wrapping up the year. But it’s […]

A Brand New Look

By Kim Rose, Director of Development In the world of marketing, branding a product is important: The use of one graphic image that tells the story of who you are and what you do. It sounds simple. This past summer Third Street Alliance for Women & Children started a journey to create a new logo. […]

Purging to Move Forward

Janice ThomasDirector of Shelter Services Due to my husband’s job, our family has relocated several times. It has always amazed me how all of my earthly possessions are carefully wrapped and/or boxed and put into an enormous truck – including our cars! Prior to the movers coming in, we take a couple of weeks letting […]