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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Downtown ‘Free Essentials Fair’ Helps Families in Need

To support local families in need, the Rudden Family Foundation is hosting a Free Essentials Fair this weekend at the Chiarelli Plaza Parking Garage. Held on the 2nd...

Annual Radiothon for Pediatric Cancer Research set for Thursday

Despite having to cancel every fundraising event this year due to the pandemic, Laney’s Legacy of Hope is determined to continue to providing grants to local families...

‘Day of Caring’ kicks off Berks United Way Fall Fundraising Campaign

United Way of Berks County kicked off its fall fundraising campaign Thursday with its annual ‘Day of Caring’ event. Activities include beautification, painting and playground/camp clean-up projects. Due...

Abilities in Motion Joins PA VOTES Nonprofit Collaborative

Through a collaborative grassroots effort, Abilities in Motion has partnered with PA VOTES to encourage and advocate for local voter participation ahead of the November 2020 general...

Berks Elementary Schools Receive United Way Education Response Grants

Elementary schools across Berks County are receiving extra support from United Way COVID-19 Education Response Grants. Twenty-six schools representing 12 local school districts have been awarded grants...

The Camel Project Names Recipients of Community Champion Award

Local nonprofit, The Camel Project, has announced three winners of its Community Champion Award for 2020, themed, We don't need superheroes. The Community Champion Award is presented annually...

Hops for Hooves Raises Over $9000 for Grey Muzzle Manor

The forecasted storms held off long enough on Saturday for the Third Annual Hops for Hooves event, which benefits Grey Muzzle Manor, to be a resounding success. Berks...

Students Build Elevated Walkway through Wetlands at Rock Hollow Woods

Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading students working at Rock Hollow Woods on Sunday launched a week-long project to build a raised walkway through designated wetlands in the...

Gilmore Henne Fund Awards Grants to Local Parks and Playgrounds

The Gilmore Henne Community Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $3,250 in grants to repair and purchase playground equipment, support playground programming, and maintain...

GED Grads Honored during ‘Unity in the Community’ Event in Reading

The Reading School District may be beginning its year with remote classes, but that doesn't mean students won't need school supplies. To give kids a jump start...
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