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Locally Produced PPE Benefits Berks Nonprofit Community

Brentwood Industries, headquartered in Wyomissing, partnered with United Way to help keep Berks County nonprofit organizations safe throughout the pandemic. When the COVID crisis hit, Brentwood took on...

New Members Elected to Berks County Community Foundation Board

The Berks County Community Foundation has announced it has elected new board chair and members this week. Business strategy consultant Alfred J. Weber has been elected chair of...

Spaghetti Lunch Offered as Thank You to Front Line Workers

To say thank you to local front line works, United Community Services provided free spaghetti lunches the community Friday afternoon. Setup as a drive-thru in front of...

Altrusa International Dedicates Little Free Library in Shillington

Altrusa International of Reading-Berks dedicated a Little Free Library Saturday morning at the Shillington Farmers Market. Altrusa International of Reading-Berks is a volunteer organization of members united in...

Pet Food Pantry offers Relief to Animal Owners amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Animal Rescue League, in partnership with the State Farm agents Tina Saracino, Sandy Cohen, and the Good Neighbor Relief Program, provided cat and dog food to...

New Partnership Gives Berks Youth Access to Reading Royals Clinics and More

In a presentation at Conrad Weiser Middle School in Robesonia Friday evening, Olivet Boys & Girls Club announced a new community partnership with the Reading Royals for...

Teen Philanthropists Award $15,000 to Environmental Programs

Three programs aimed at improving the environment in Berks County have been awarded $15,000 in grants from the Youth and Philanthropy Fund of Berks County Community Foundation. For...

Salvation Army Volunteers Hand out 4,500 Meals in Hamburg

The Salvation Army has been serving more people than usual these days due to a growing need in the community. As a result, Salvation Army personnel and...

Berks Public Libraries Prepare to Reopen, Begin Curbside Service

In response to the county’s transition to the “Yellow Phase” of the governor’s reopening plan, Berks County Public Libraries will begin offering curbside pick-up service to patrons...

Special United Way Fund Raises $1 Million for Local Nonprofits

During the past few months, almost everything has changed, from how organizations operate; to our daily routines; to the way we connect with each other. One thing...
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