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Nearly $80k Awarded to Boyertown Area Organizations for Community Projects

The Boyertown Area Charitable Program of the Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $79,600 in grants to eight organizations. The program’s Advisory Committee recently held its annual meeting....

Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks Appoints New Board Member

Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County has announced that Jessica L. Heffner has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors. The staff and volunteers congratulate...

Berks Public Libraries Announce Winners of 18th Annual Awards

Berks County Public Libraries recently held its 18th annual awards celebration at the System Headquarters on Berks Road. The awards honored outstanding library services in addition to...

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...

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...

Olivet Boys & Girls Club Announce Aaron Oliver as Youth of the Year

The Olivet Boys & Girls Club announced club member Aaron Oliver as the organization’s 2020 Youth of the Year. The announcement was made via a virtual press...

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...

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...

Olivet Partners with Local Colleges for New Sports Program

Hosting a press conference Wednesday morning, Olivet Boys and Girls Club President and CEO Chris Winters announced the organization is adding a new basketball program to its...

Albany Township Tomorrow Fund Awards $8,200 to Four Community Organizations

Berks County Community Foundation has awarded $8,200 from the Albany Township Tomorrow Fund to four organizations for programs or projects that will benefit the entire Albany Township...
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