|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on May 3, 2020 at 7:35 PM|
Today marks the 150th year of the founding of Episcopal Community Services of the Diocese of Pennsylvania. For 150 years, we have always run to the fire, and we will continue to do so. As we find ourselves fighting yet another fire, I have never been more proud of the organization.
To our staff, thank you for your service. You live our values of dignity, community, justice, and impact every day. To our board, your support, partnership, and guidance are unmeasurable, and on behalf of the people we serve, we say thank you.
To those of you who support us know that you make a difference and that without you this work would not be possible. We touch some 2000 lives annually from shelter, to housing, to out of school time, to coaching individuals to achieve economic mobility and more. We say thank you.
We stand on the shoulders of those who have gone before, and others will stand on ours. Let our shared legacy be that even in the darkest of days, ECS gave light to the darkness and answered with our full measure the call to service. There will always be fires and we will always respond.
We may not be able to gather today, but I know we are together. Today, tomorrow, and always.
It is an honor to stand with you.
Stay safe, be well, be strong.
David Griffith | he/him/his
Executive Director and Head Coach
Episcopal Community Services