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Friday, January 22, 2021

Seven Organizations Awarded $141,300 to Improve Health of Berks Residents

Seven organizations have been awarded grants totaling $141,300 for programs that improve the health and well-being of Berks County residents. The money was awarded from the Home Health...

Community Foundation Accepting Applications for 80+ Scholarships

The Berks County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for more than 80 scholarships through a new single online application at bccf.org. The deadline to complete an...

United Way of Berks County Launches Leadership United Division

Leadership Berks, a distinguished program in developing community leaders, will transfer management from the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance to United Way of Berks County at the end...
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300 Toys Distributed to Children in Reading by United Community Services

Tables of Children’s toys filled the Reading Parking Authority parking lot on 7th and Penn Street Tuesday afternoon as YouthBuild and United Community Services Distributed hundreds of...
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Lonnie Walker IV Foundation Provides 350 Coats to the Community

The Lonnie Walker IV Foundation, in partnership with the TLC Fore Group, and IRONMAN Foundation, distributed free coats, jackets, and hoodies to the community Tuesday afternoon in...

One Love Project Distributes Food and Christmas Toys to Families in Reading

To support local families in need, the One Love Project hosted a “Cheery Christmas” food and toy drive-thru distribution Saturday morning at The Gables at Stirling Guest...

Berks United Way Receives Gift from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

United Way of Berks County announced a $10 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This major grant marks the largest gift received in the organization’s...

ARL Hopes to Send Shelter Pets Home for the Holidays with Foster Families

So that shelter pets can enjoy the warmth and happiness of the holiday season in the comfort of a home rather than at the shelter, the Animal...

Community Foundation Awards $23,960 in Grants to Mifflin Area Initiatives

Emergency food programs and activities to keep children and seniors occupied during the pandemic are among the initiatives receiving grants from the Governor Mifflin Area Charitable Program...

Youth Advisory Board Hosts Collection for Local Healthcare Workers

The Youth Advisory Board of Berks County Community Foundation and Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading is conducting a donation drive to support healthcare workers at local hospitals. The...
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