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Donna M. Kshir

Donna M. Kshir


Donna M. Kshir is an Author, Publisher, Activist, Podcaster, and Columnist featured in over 50 books. She is a writer who seeks truth and justice for children exposed to abuse. She speaks out and writes against these injustices done onto children. Donna’s work has landed her on Barnes and Noble, and Amazon’s bestsellers list multiple times. Her August 2022 release, You Are Enough, with Lee Cougardawn Roberts was the 25thx she hit Amazon’s best sellers list in multiple categories.

Donna writes under several pen names and advocates for those in need. She has spent much of her life dedicated to giving back to her community. Donna has volunteered her time and talents with various non-profit organizations over her lifetime, animal rights, volunteered at her children’s schools, in youth groups, and gives of herself as she is able with God guiding her journey. She enjoys a quiet laid-back lifestyle with her husband, children and grandchildren!

Bon Scott performing with AC/DC in December 1979. Elfast, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons, width by NewsBlaze.

The Great Debate; Bon Scott or Brian Johnson

I was 10 when 33-year-old Bon Scott lost his life in 1980. After years of partying, cigarettes, and bar life it was easy to predict he would die young.
Renovo Area Outreach holds DJ Dance. Front row - Donna Kshir, Terri Hough, Kay Young, Terri Probst, and Jeremiah Wilson. Back Row - Dave Young and Robby Probst.

Renovo Area Outreach Holds DJ Dance

On Saturday, October 28th, the Renovo Area Outreach provided ninety-eight area children and approximately twenty parents and grandparents to a Halloween DJ Dance held...
The Salvation Army Renovo Service Center

The Salvation Army Renovo Invites The Community To Open House

It has been a busy summer of transition for The Salvation Army Renovo Service Extension Center and the Project HOPE After-School Program. The small...
Life After A Stroke. Image Maureen A. Ruhl (top) Deb Yeagley (middle) and Dianne Snavely (bottom).

Life After a Stroke

Few people ever consider what it is like to care for someone who has suffered a stroke until they are faced with it. Strokes...

Women Who Faced Adversity Release Book

Nine Women Who Faced Adversity Nine women featured in the book, You Are Enough, were special guests at the Ross Library in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania....
Renovo, Pennsylvania -- Photograph by Donna Kshir.

Renew, Revitalize and Restore Renovo

Renovo had problems. The community was divided over the drug crisis and the hope of a power plant that many saw as its future.
Michele Whitney for County Commissioner

Michele Whitney for County Commissioner

Clinton County is surrounded by the endless mountains of north-central Pennsylvania, a place some consider one of the most beautiful and desirable places to...
Donna Kshir (left) and Lee Cougardawn Roberts

One Step Closer to Opening the Central Registry

The biggest roadblock we have faced has been the misunderstanding of Pennsylvania's Unified Judicial System and the central registry.
site of proposed billion dollar power plant in renovo

Billion-Dollar Power Plant TakeDown By Two Grandmothers

Residents win: proposed billion-dollar power plant in Renovo Borough scrapped due to public opposition and location concerns.
the drug crisis in renovo. image by arek socha from pixabay

The Drug Crisis in Renovo

A group of concerned citizens, Renovo Area Outreach came together in an effort to create a solution to the ongoing drug crisis in Renovo.
Top Row: Abigail Murphy, the book Kind People, Kind Hearts, Allison Ward. Bottom row: Donna Kshir, Sydney Saathoff and Lee 'Cougardawn' Roberts.

9-Year-Old Abigail Murphy’s New Book Moves up in Ranking, Kind People...

Northern Books announces 'Kind People, Kind Hearts' by 9-year-old Abigail Murphy, named the #1 new release in children's books on bullies.
Donna Kshir, left, Lee Roberts, right.

Two Grandmothers Push to Open Pennsylvania’s Central Registry

Pennsylvania has provided Megan's Law, a sex offender registry, where people can search for offenders by name, photograph and location. Unlike the sex offender...
Renovo activist, Maureen Ruhl with Smoke and Mirrors.

Controversial Book About Renovo Hits #99

If you were to ask Renovo local activist and author Maureen Ruhl what her favorite number is, she'd likely say #99. On Sunday, April...
Child Abuse Central Registry snapshot

Opening the Central Registry To Protect Children

With the Primary Election right around the corner, Denise Maris, the Democratic candidate for the State House of Representatives from the 76th District, is...
Collage: Founders and President Donna Kshir and Founder and CEO Lee Roberts, holiday meals, Christmas stockings, and gift opening.

Non-Profit Seeks Funding for Christmas Program

With Christmas right around the corner Advocates United for Humanity, a small grassroots tax-exempt organization based in North Bend, is asking the community to...
frozen tears cover

A Conversation with Maureen Ruhl – Frozen Tears

Laurie Ann Smith, popular radio talk show host of 'The Whole Issue,' sat down with very special guest, Author and Advocate Maureen Ruhl. Ruhl grew...
anson stover feature

Humanitarian Group Starts Kids Watch

Local Humanitarian group Advocates United for Humanity Founders are devastated over the death of 9-year-old Anson Stover, a fourth-grader at Robb Elementary. Anson was...
Advocates United for Humanity (AU4H)

People Helping People

Advocates United for Humanity (AU4H) is an all volunteer, small grassroots organization based in North Bend, Pennsylvania providing vital resources and support to those...
Unmasked advocates

UnMasked: The Human Stories of Advocates

As an advocate people tend to forget there is more to us than meets the eye. We are husbands, wives, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles,...
Two Nanas at Noon host Lee Roberts.

Meet and Greet with Two Nanas at Noon

'Sit down with Donna and Lee, on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm CST for a down to earth talk...