FCP Conversations Online
Each conversation features a Bucks County non-profit leader and educates the community about today’s issues, local programs that are making a difference, and how anyone can be part of the solution.
View the FCP Conversations Library on YouTube
Rolling Harvest Food Rescue
December 5th, 2019: In this episode, CEO and Founder Cathy Snyder joins Ron to talk about Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, whose mission is to increase access to donated fresh produce and other healthy foods to area hunger-relief sites that serve the at-risk, food-insecure population by providing local farmers and food producers with free, effective delivery and distribution of their surplus. Tune in and learn more about the great growth and success they’ve had in Bucks County!
United Way of Bucks County
December 5th, 2019: In this episode, Ron Bernstein chats with Marissa Christie, President and CEO of the United Way of Bucks County, which has operated in our community for more than 70 years. Tune in to learn how this critical organization has evolved over recent years to focus on finding Community Solutions to the most pressing needs in the County.
Snipes Farm & Education Center
May 29, 2019: In this episode, Ron Bernstein chats with Jonathan Snipes of Snipes Farm and Education Center who offer many community programs to Bucks County including a CSA Veggie Share, Fork to Seed, Summer Camp, Workshops, Pop-up Vegetable Markets, STEM lessons for schools and so much more to model and teach sustainable farming.
The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic - Director Sally Fabian-Oresic
May 15th, 2019: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Sally Fabian-Oresic of the Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic. They provide free medical care, dental care and social services including behavioral health to low-income, uninsured members of Doylestown area.
Penn Foundation's President & CEO Wayne Mugrauer
December 17th, 2018: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Wayne Mugrauer of Penn Foundation whose mission is to dedicate ourselves to the provision of superior behavioral, developmental, and physical healthcare that is individualized and family centered, accessible and equitable.
The YWCA Bucks County with Associate Director Kristin Chapin
December 17th, 2018: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Kristin Chapin of the Bucks County YWCA whose mission is to Empower Women and Girls, Fight Social and Racial Injustice and offer Family Support. They have summer camps, food pantries, rapid rehousing and many more services.
Rachael Gallagher from The Conservatory: Music, Art, Therapy
July 9th, 2018: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Rachael Gallagher of The Conservatory, whose mission is “Excellence in Arts Education, Performance & Therapy”
Central & Lower Bucks YMCA with Zane Moore
July 9th, 2018: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Zane Moore of the Central & Lower Bucks Family YMCA whose mission is to help individuals, families and communities learn, grow and thrive.
Kristine Quinby of Potential Inc and the Springtime School
January 8th, 2018: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Kristine Quinby of Potential Inc and the Springtime School where their mission is to assist individuals with Autism in reaching their educational, social, and emotional potential by focusing on applying and conducting scientific research. Potential, Inc. is dedicated to providing high quality direct services, consultation, community outreach and education for families. Learn More at www.Potentialinc.org
Thomas Harrington of the Valley Youth House
January 5th, 2018: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Thomas Harrington of the Valley Youth House, whose mission is to help young people build a foundation for future growth and independence. Learn More at www.ValleyYouthHouse.org
Alan Hartl of the Lenape Valley Foundation
November 29th, 2017: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Alan Hartl of the Lenape Valley Foundation whose mission it is to partner with members of the community encountering mental health, substance use, intellectual or developmental challenges as they pursue their personal aspirations and an enhanced quality of life. Learn More at www.LenapeVF.org
Non Profits Leaders in Bucks County
November 20th, 2017: Ron Bernstein interviews the non profit leaders of Bucks County who are changing lives, strengthening our social fabric and building a better world. The mission of FCP is to support the behavioral health and human service needs of children and young adults in Bucks County and provides grants and technical assistance to non-profit organizations, awards scholarships to Bucks County high school seniors, subsidizes service learning internships for college students, underwrites community education programs and supports behavioral health education and research.
Anne Marie Hyer of the Bucks County Association
May 22nd, 2017: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Anne Marie Hyer of the Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. BCABVI provides resources, answers and support to all people with blindness or other visual impairment that maximize their ability to meet life’s daily challenges and realize their continued self-worth and value to our community. www.BucksBlind.org for all their info.
Florence Kawoczka of Habitat for Humanity in Bucks County
May 19th, 2017: In this episode, Ron Bernstein interviews Florence Kawoczka of Habitat for Humanity in Bucks County. Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. They also have a Brush With Kindness Program for Repairs to existing homes. Get all their information at www.HabitatBucks.org
Kelly Harris of Cancer Support Community
April 11th, 2017: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Kelly Harris of Cancer Support Community formally known as Gilda’s Club. A support program for Cancer patients and their loved ones that empowers with knowledge, strengthens by action and is sustained by the community. Visit www.CancerSupportPhiladelphia.org
Ursula Raczak of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County
April 11th, 2017: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Ursula Raczak of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County. A mentoring program that helps kids start them down a path to a brighter, more promising future. Visit www.BBBCBC.org
Penny Ettinger of Network of Victim Assistance
December 22nd, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Penny Ettinger of Network of Victim Assistance who supports, counsels and empowers victims of sexual assault and other serious crimes in Bucks County and works to prevent and eliminate violence in society through advocacy, training, community education and prevention programs. Contact them at www.NOVABucks.org or Call 1-800-675-6900
Colleen Miller of Child, Home & Community
December 19th, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Colleen Miller of Child, Home & Community who empower and educate young moms and dads, ages 14 – 26, both one‐on‐one and in groups. With support, young parents will enjoy healthy pregnancies, give birth to full‐term babies, learn solid parenting skills, complete high school, and plan for higher education or a career. Visit their website at http://www.chcinfo.org or call 215-348-9770.
Nancy Wolf of Libertae
November 26th, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Nancy Wolf of Libertae whose mission is to be respected and recognized as a benchmark provider of gender-responsive treatment services in Pennsylvania and throughout the nation.
Barbara Simmons of The Peace Center
November 21st, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Barbara Simmons of The Peace Center in Langhorne, PA whose programs are designed to help reduce violence and conflict in our schools, homes and communities through a multicultural, community-based approach with dedication to furthering peace by understanding and managing conflict in our community, our nation and our world.
Kelly Krumenacker of the Bucks County Children's Museum
April 26th, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Kelly Krumenacker of the Bucks County Children’s Museum. The Bucks County Children’s Museum’s mission is to be a fun, interactive and educational environment for children, parents and schools with exhibits that reflect Bucks County’s unique history and culture. www.BucksKids.org
Erin Lukoss of Bucks County Opportunity Council
April 26th, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Erin Lukoss of Bucks County opportunity Council www.bcoc.org. An organization whose mission is to reduce poverty and partner with our community to promote economic self-sufficiency.
Denise Quirk of Special Equestrians
March 22nd, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Denise Quirk of Special Equestrians. Special Equestrians mission is to improve the physical, mental and emotional well being of individuals with disabilities through the equine experience. Contact them at 215-918-1001 or visit www.specialequestrians.org
Tracy Mellor of the Bucks County Housing Group
March 17th, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Tracy Mellor of the Bucks County Housing Group. Contact at info@BCHG.org or http://www.BCHG.org
Audrey Tucker of Family Service Association of Bucks County
February 23rd, 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Audrey Tucker of Family Service Association of Bucks County (www.FSABC.org)
Janet Mintzer of Pearl S. Buck International
February 18th 2016: In this episode Ron Bernstein interviews Janet Mintzer of Pearl S. Buck International www.pearlsbuck.org