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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Café Esperanza Receives $6,000 Donation from Visions FCU

Visions Federal Credit Union recently presented a $6,000 check to Café Esperanza. Café Esperanza is a “Pay What You Can Café” nonprofit restaurant and community gathering point that...

Olivet Clubs to Partner with Giant on Specialized Initiative Programs

Olivet Boys & Girls Club will be receiving a $10,000 donation from The GIANT Company to help support Olivet Specialized Initiative Programs. The donation will be used...

Reading Science Center Receives Grant for Girls-in-STEM Program

The Reading Science Center has received a grant for $357,000 from the Giorgi Family Foundation to establish and coordinate a Girls-in-STEM Opportunities Program at the downtown Reading...

Breast Cancer Support Services Appoints New President and VP of the Board

Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County has appointed Debbie Lessie, President and Georgette Dukes McAllister, Vice President of the Board of Directors. The staff and volunteers...

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $1 Million to Fund Health Equity Solutions in Reading

The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, is funding local businesses and nonprofits that are working to sustainably address health disparities in Reading,...

Grants Available for Developing Clean Energy Technologies

The Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund Fund of the Berks County Community Foundation will distribute $238,000 in grants throughout the Pennsylvania service territories of the Met-Ed...

Art Plus Gallery Now Accepting Student Art Scholarship Applications

Art Plus Gallery was founded in 1999 to promote appreciation and participation in the visual fine arts throughout Berks County, and among students. In alignment with their mission,...

One Love Project Collecting for ‘Spring Awakening’ Clothing Drive

The One Love Project is collecting second-hand clothing that is in good condition for those in need throughout the Greater Reading community and surrounding areas. The clothing drive...

Local Automotive Dealer Sponsors Habitat Berks’ Miltimore Street Project

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County has announced that Performance Toyota has joined the Miltimore Street Project as a Foundation Sponsor. “We’re passionate about serving the communities where...

Woman Leaves $1.4M to Support Organizations Serving Boyertown Residents

A woman who resided in Boyertown for 65 years has left a bequest of $1,428,360 to Berks County Community Foundation to establish a new fund to benefit...
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