I have created and launched a community development web-app for the city of Reading, PA called RDGHelp through MPACTS. This website allows users to browse through a database of community groups and non profit organizations that offer free services to their community and get the information they need to obtain those needed resources.
In these tough times, it is crucial for our communities to stay united and together. We need to work together and collaborate on innovative ways to alleviate the problems of our fellow citizens, and also work to make our communities more resilient and able to handle future shocks that may impact our society. RDGHelp will be a tool that residents of Reading, PA can use to search for resources in their communities such as food, shelter, medical assistance and more resources provided by local community organizations and non profits.
By facing our challenges head on with innovative ideas, bold leadership, expediency, transparency, and in cooperation with the communities in which we serve, we can and will solve the problems of today and tomorrow by creating safe, vibrant, and thriving communities that benefit and improve the lives of all its members.