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St. John’s UCC Reading Fund awards $12,700 in grants to help those in need

The St. John’s UCC Reading Fund of Berks County Community Foundation has awarded three grants totaling $12,700 to programs at three organizations in Reading that are helping...

Habitat Berks Raises $30k in Birdhouse Challenge at FirstEnergy Stadium

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County hosted the Birdhouse Challenge fundraising auction May 11th at FirstEnergy Stadium. Last year’s event was put on hold due to COVID, and...

Video: United Way Berks Honors Supporters in ‘Celebrate United’ Virtual Event

The United Way of Berks County celebrated their partners and supporters Thursday morning with ‘Celebrate United’, a live virtual event which highlighted the organizations community mission and...

Power of the Purse Awards Grants to Empower Women and Girls in Berks

A group of philanthropic Berks County women has awarded grants to six organizations that empower local women and girls with programs that improve their confidence, self-respect, educational...

RIZE Program Empowers Youth Through the Arts

Founder and CEO of the RIZE Program, Edna Garcia-Dipini, knows first hand how the arts can fundamentally change lives. A vocalist since the age of four and a...

Teen Philanthropists Award 10K to Berks Organizations Addressing Social Justice

Three organizations that address social justice and cultural awareness in Berks County have been awarded $10,000 in grants from the Youth and Philanthropy Fund of Berks County...

Reading Hospital Foundation Receives Impact Grant from United Way of Berks for Street Medicine...

The Reading Hospital Foundation has received a $320,694 Impact Grant from the United Way of Berks County to help fund the Street Medicine Program. With the funds,...

Students to host “Stand Up & Stand In,” a National Virtual Event

Local high school students from the Youth Advisory Board of Berks County Community Foundation and Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading are hosting a virtual event on Saturday,...

United Way Berks Announces New Strategies to Expand Community Support

United Way of Berks County volunteers and staff utilize their experience and partnerships to provide crucial resources to community nonprofits providing critical health and human services. United Way,...

Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks Appoints New Board Member

Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County has announced that Jessica L. Heffner has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors. The staff and volunteers congratulate...
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