Community Connections

the newsletter of the Bucks County Opportunity Council

In this issue:

  • Holiday Help 'Thank you'
  • VITA Program
  • Bucks Happening 2022
  • Save the Date for 25th ES Graduation & HNC Forum!

Adopt-A-Family Thank You!

The Adopt-A-Family program allows community members to help provide support to local low-income families in Bucks County. The holidays can put a huge strain on any family's budget, but it can be even more difficult for those of low-income. With the support of these gracious community members we were able to make the holiday season EXTRA special. Please enjoy some the handwritten thank you notes families wrote to the amazing donors of this program!

To find out how you can Adopt-A-Family throughout the year by clicking the button below!


Thank You Gene and Marlene Epstein!

The Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund donated $25,000 to the Give-A-Christmas program! This donation was made possible by through a challenge grant.

Thank you to the Epsteins!!

Thank you to the very generous Bucks County community for rising to the challenge and helping us reach beyond our fundraising goal for 2021!

Read more about this story HERE!

Tax Time- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is here to help!


BCOC is the grantee from the IRS for the Volunteer Income tax Assistance program (VITA). Certified volunteers prepare tax returns (federal, state and local) for low-income Bucks County residents, at no charge. Visit our website for tax appointment eligibility information, and request a tax appointment at one of our 4 locations (Bristol, Warminster, Newtown and Quakertown)

Tax Appointment Info.

We are nominated!!

BCOC is nominated for Best of Bucks: Best Charity for 2022!!

We need your votes to help us win for the second year in a row!!

It is one vote per email so please share with friends and family!!

Vote for BCOC!

Mark your Calendars!

We’re taking the following steps to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for our guests:

  • We request that everyone attending the event be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 per CDC guidelines.
  • We’ll seat fewer guests at each 72” round table – 8 versus the usual 10. Parties of 10 may still be seated together.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the venue.

We continue to monitor the situation, as well as CDC and local guidelines for gatherings, and will make additional adjustments as needed.

This event will be streamed virtually for those who can't attend in person.

Watch The 25th ES Graduation Teaser Here!

Registration information coming soon!

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