Butler County is home to James Yates, an adult living with cerebral palsy, bipolar disorder, and hypothyroidism. James was referred to us by his family and has been participating in the Elks Home Service Program for approximately ten years.
Margie Wood is a nurse with over 47 years of experience who began her work with the Pa Elks Home Service Program in 1990. She has worked tirelessly in her efforts to positively impact the families and individuals with developmental disabilities across the state of Pennsylvania. Through the years she has taken on many roles […]
Meet Jacob and James Buss, of Bethlehem, Northampton County! Jacob is 15 and began participating in the program at the age of eight, after being diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). Jacob’s younger brother, James, is 13 and has been part of the program since he was six years old. James’ diagnoses are ADD, mild […]
Ashlee and Robert Griffin live in Schuykill County with their mother, Heather. The Griffins have been working with the Home Service Program for the past 13 years – since Ashlee and Robert were small children!
Our Honored Child of the Year for 2022-2023 is four-year-old Charlotte Biddle. Charlotte and her grandmother have been receiving support from Elks Nurse Carol Przybocki since Charlotte was six months old. Although unable to attend the 2022 March for Home Service, Charlotte and her grandma met with us to tell the story of their journey […]
Daniel Dunsten is our Honored Child of the Year for 2020-2022. Due to the pandemic, our annual March for Home Service was cancelled in 2020. He was unable to attend the March for Home Service in 2021 because of his health concerns. The family kindly allowed us to meet outside on their porch for a […]
Luke is nine years old and lives with his parents in Erie County. He has autism, an intellectual disability, and cerebral palsy with difficulty walking. Luke has received services from the PA Elks Home Service Program for the past seven years. Luke’s Home Service Nurse is Laura Kelley. Laura and previous Elk Nurses have helped […]
Patricia is 33 years old and lives in Tioga County. She has received services from the PA Elks Home Service Program for the past six years. She has a Learning Disability, ADHD, and Mood Disorder. Her Home Service Nurse, Vera Burrows has worked for the program for 17 years. Vera has helped Patricia get connected […]