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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

United Way Launches Day of Caring and Annual Campaign with 10.5 Million Goal

The United Way of Berks County launched their annual Day of Caring Campaign Tuesday with a kickoff event FirstEnergy Stadium with over 264 volunteers. Campaign Co-Chairs, Dick...

Two Reading Nonprofits Receive $420,000 in Gun Violence Reduction Grant Funding

Two Reading area non-profits, RIZE and The Village of Reading, received a total of $420,000 in Gun Violence Reduction Grant Program funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on...

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County adds four new board members

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County has announced the appointment of four new members to the board of directors. Mitzie Baez is a Reading High School alum, and...

Youth Volunteer Corps Reading Celebrates 5 Years

Youth Volunteer Corps Reading is celebrating 5 years of transformational youth volunteer projects. Over that time, more than 1,300 youth have engaged in 19,000+ hours of service...

Jamie Chmielewski named new Site Director at WREC Olivet Boys and Girls Club

Olivet Boys & Girls Club has hired Jamie Chmielewski as the new Site Director at the Olivet site in the West Reading Elementary Center (WREC Olivet) starting...

Two new members elected to board of Berks County Community Foundation

Berks County Community Foundation welcomes two local business and community leaders to its board. Elected were: Michael J. Rowley, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFF, a Partner and Chairman of...

Olivet opening new after-school club at West Reading Elementary

The Olivet Boys & Girls Club and the Wyomissing Area School District tonight announced the launching of a historic partnership that will establish an Olivet site in...

$146,600 in Grants Awarded to Improve Health in Berks County

Seven organizations have been awarded grants totaling $146,600 for programs that improve the health and well-being of residents in Berks and nearby counties. The money was awarded...

Olivet, Scotts, MLB, Celebrate Field Refurbishment of Gordon Hoodak Stadium in Reading

For the past six years, Scotts and Major League Baseball have partnered on the Scotts Field Refurbishment Program, which grants ballfield renovations to four underserved communities and...

Met-Ed Sustainable Energy Fund awards $85,000 to 3 energy projects

The Met-Ed Sustainable Energy Fund of Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $85,000 in grants to three renewable and sustainable energy projects. Grant recipients, grant amounts, and projects: Colebrookdale...
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