PICPA Members, Firms Gearing Up for Holidays

While PICPA Cares is a year-long initiative, PICPA members and firms are especially busy in the fall and holiday seasons. See below for a volunteer opportunity in your chapter and help to brighten the spirits of those in your community.

If you represent a firm that has an event planned, be sure to complete the form on the left and tell us about it!
PICPA Cares About...

Project SHARE in Carlisle

MIA 1Several volunteers from Hamilton & Musser PC helped feed needy families in PICPA's South Central Chapter before Thanksgiving.   

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Volunteer Opportunities


St. Vincent DePaul Kitchen
Dec. 13, 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
231 Bedford St., Johnstown, PA 15901

Family Kitchens serves lunch to anyone in need without charge and PICPA volunteers are needed to help provide a hot meal to those in need in the Johnstown community. Learn more and register. 
Drive By Day of Giving
Dec. 1, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WRTA Radio Station, 2513 6th Ave., Altoona, PA 16602

Family Services Incorporated needs your help for this event to collect cash and canned goods as locals drive down 6th Avenue. All proceeds benefit the less fortunate families in Blair and surrounding counties. Learn more and choose your shift.
10th Annual Holiday Luncheon
Dec. 1 | Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel

Join the Law Foundation of Berks County and the Reading Chapter for a luncheon benefiting the Children's Home of Reading's Educational Program. Learn more and register.


Santa Gift Wrapping 
Nov. 29 | Boscov's in Wilkes Barre
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Volunteers are needed to assist Valley Santa in shopping for gifts for families in need. Learn more and register.   

Greater Philadelphia

Operation Brotherly Love Holiday Carnival
Dec. 17 | Temple University

Join the Greater Philadelphia Chapter in giving back to the community by volunteering at this annual event. The carnival helps more than 700 Philadelphia-area families in need. Learn more and register.

Board Treasurer Needed

Youth Service Inc., which has been around for more than 65 years and is dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect in Philadelphia, is seeking a treasurer to serve on its board of directors. If interested in serving, please contact Linda Wolohan at (610) 503-2947.


Volunteer Tax Assistance Needed in Mon Valley
While this program is not directly connected to the holiday season, the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania is partnering with the IRS to offer free tax preparation assistance for low income families and individuals in the Mon Valley, beginning January 2018. Volunteers with tax expertise are preferred, but the IRS will train individuals as well.

Check out a list of locations and dates, and contact Charlie Borowicz of the Community Outreach & McKeesport Collaborative for more information and to volunteer. 

PICPA Cares Around the State

Grant Thornton Assists Several Charities in Greater Philly


Boyer & Ritter at the Hershey Ronald McDonald House


One Financial in Lehigh Valley Supports Mary's Shelter


Tell Us How You Care

Submit your information to be highlighted on PICPA.org and in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.
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2017-18 Supporting Firms
The following firms have already participated in a community service program this year. Be sure yours makes this list as well!

  • Angela L. Eyster CPA
  • Baker Tilly
  • Barnes Saly & Company PC
  • Brinker Simpson & Co. LLC
  • Dunlap & Associates PC
  • EY
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • HBK CPAs & Consultants
  • Isdaner & Company LLC
  • Kreischer Miller
  • Maillie LLP
  • Main Line Accounting LLC
  • Maher Duessel 
  • Marcum
  • Mazars USA LLP
  • Wipfli