Asbury Church is going ‘OVER THE EDGE’ and you can help!
On Saturday, May 12, 2018 approximately 80 individuals will join together at the top of Tower 6, the soon-to-be-completed glass-and-steel office building at Sixth and Hamilton streets in downtown Allentown, and rappel down the side of the building all in support of The Lehigh Conference of Churches. The Lehigh Conference of Churches, in partnership with City Center Allentown and Over The Edge, has put together this first-of-its-kind fundraising event in the region. The goal is to raise $100,000 to help local families and individuals in crisis and to bring awareness to The Conference and its work in the community.
Asbury Church is a proud supporter of The Lehigh Conference of Churches and offers assistance through Asbury In Mission. For 'Valley Over The Edge' Asbury members Sheri Miltenberger, Robin Fitch, and Robin's son Brian have graciously agreed to be Asbury Church’s representatives in this exciting adventure!
You're not going to want to miss this! Here's how you can help...
Each participant has to raise $1,000 to secure their spot. Asbury In Mission will match all donations dollar for dollar (up to $1000). The money raised will help The Conference continue its life-changing work, meeting basic human needs and providing a sense of belonging and hope to the thousands of lives touched each year.
Click here to donate now.
If you would like to donate, please click on the link above and it will take you to Asbury Church’s Over The Edge fundraising page. Click on the “Donate” button and follow the prompts.
Or, you can mail a check directly to The Lehigh Conference of Churches. Make the check out to "The Lehigh Conference of Churches" and include “Asbury Church OTE” on the memo line. Send it via U.S. Mail to: The Lehigh Conference of Churches, 457 West Allen Street, Allentown, PA 18102.
Then be sure to join us on Saturday, May 12 in center City Allentown for all the excitement and festivities. Invite your friends, family members and coworkers to help cheer on Sheri, Robin, Brian and all of the other participants on 6th Street! There will be food, music and lots of fun activities for the whole family.
Since 1954, The Lehigh Conference of Churches has helped those most in need in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley through programs directed to people facing homelessness, food insecurity, and mental health illnesses. In 2017, the Conference served 1,800 people needing housing assistance (temporary financial assistance or advocacy) through Pathways Housing Services and provided more than 41,000 meals to those in need via the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen and Daybreak drop-in center. The Conference seeks to unite Christians through community service, ecumenical ministry, and advocacy for social justice. To learn more about the Conference’s programs visit www.lehighchurches.org.
Over The Edge is the only global industrial rappelling event company in the world. Over The Edge aids nonprofits and their affiliated corporations in hosting safe and unique charity rappelling events. Throughout their 10 years of operations in Canada and the United States, they have staged over 650 events with over 50,000 participants and helped to raise over $71 million. To learn more about Over The Edge visit www.overtheedgeglobal.com.
City Center Allentown is a major mixed-use development that is helping transform downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania, into one of America’s most vibrant urban communities and a regional center of excellence for business, culture and metropolitan living. With Allentown’s new arena, PPL Center, at its core, City Center includes more than 1.4 million square feet among three Class A office towers, the Renaissance Allentown Hotel, STRATA Flats, The Shops at City Center, upscale restaurant space and a co-working space called Velocity. City Center’s total investment in downtown Allentown is $400 million, with an additional $500 million in development of office, residential, retail and green space underway. In 2017, the Downtown Allentown Revitalization District was honored with a Global Award of Excellence by the Urban Land Institute (ULI). To learn more about the City of Allentown visit www.citycenterallentown.com.
Tower 6, which will open in early May, is City Center Allentown’s fourth Class A office building in downtown Allentown. Tower 6 stands 180 feet tall, offering active street views from floors two through five and 360-degree views from floors six through 12. The 145,000-square-foot building is almost fully leased by tenants that include Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch, Talen Energy, CrossAmerica Partners, Avantor, and CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, among others.