Category Archives: Giving Back to Our Communities

YPTC “Steps Up” to the Challenge of a 50-Story Stair Climb

If you cannot breathe, nothing else matters. Since 1904, the American Lung Association has been leading the fight against lung cancer, smoking, air pollution, cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD, and tuberculosis. Through education, advocacy and research, and its pioneering Christmas Seals campaign, the American Lung Association has been the guardians of everyone’s right to breathe.  

YPTC Sponsors Nonprofit Center Services

Your Part-Time Controller is proud to serve as a sponsor of The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business in Philadelphia. Since 1981, the Nonprofit Center has been offering training, resource materials, certificate programs, consulting services, and leadership development to build the capacity of the Delaware Valley’s enormous nonprofit sector. TRAINING CLASS OFFERED:

YPTC Staff Widen the Circles of Compassion

People often ask why we at Your Part-Time Controller choose to work predominantly with the nonprofit sector. And then you meet people like Mark Bergel and the team at his remarkable organization, A Wider Circle, and you wonder why more people don’t. Or, as YPTC President and Founder Eric Fraint says, “It’s people like Bergel

Team “Ready to Roll” for a Cure for MS

Members of YPTC’s team gathered to cele- brate their raising over $3,500 in the 2010 National MS Society’s City to Shore Ride. Team YPTC hopes to do even better in the Bike MS 2011 event in the fight against multiple sclerosis.Staff members and friends of Your Part-Time Controller have been known to climb 50 flights

WHYY 2010 Radiothon Gets Boost from YPTC

The broadcast studios of WHYY-FM were filled with hubbub on Oct. 20, 2010, when 20 staff members of Your Part-Time Controller gathered to assist the public radio station with its annual Fall membership drive radiothon. For the eighth straight year, staff manned the telephones and took several hundred calls as viewers and listeners made their

Awards Established for Educational Excellence

Two long-serving teachers at a Jewish day school in South Jersey are the first recipients of an annual award for excellence in education established by Eric Fraint, President and Founder of Your Part-Time Controller, and his wife, Kathie.The Herman Fraint Memorial Award for Jewish Day School Teaching Excellence was established to honor Eric’s late father

Racing for a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

  In 1999, YPTC Partner Jen Alleva learned that the son of her best friend had been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Like some 20,000 other boys diagnosed each year with what is the most common fatal genetic childhood disorder, Michael James faces a challenging prognosis. Although there are medical treatments that may help slow

YPTC Takes “Steps” to Fight Lung Disease

  The American Lung Association calls its annual Fight for Air stair climbs “a vertical road race.” Staged in skyscrapers and stadiums in cities across the U.S., the events attract participants who have raised pledges and contributions based not upon how many miles they walk, but rather upon how many steps they climb. For participants

YPTC Associate Honored for Community Service

 Jerilyn Keit Dressler, CPA, began her commitment to community service when she was a 6th-grader in Queens, N.Y. The precocious 11-year-old gave away her classmates’ leftover food and snacks to help feed the hungry. The school gave her a Humanitarian Award which, she recalls, she didn’t expect but which meant a lot to her. She

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