Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving recently held a Charitable Tuesday Give-and-Grab event for charities in Pennsylvania. The event was held in Harrisburg on the Capitol stairs where $30,250.50 was given to 11 organizations the South Central region.
The South Central region consists of Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, and York counties.
Based out of Harrisburg, the Alzheimer's Association received $1,500 in support of Walks to End Alzheimer's. These events provide funding for care and support groups, education, programming, and research.
American Legion Post 974
Recommended by Zeigler Amusements, the Guy E. Shelley American Legion Post 974 received $2,500. This donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving will be used to upgrade the water system, Point-of-System (POS), and PA System. The organization provides services for veterans and those currently serving in the New Cumberland area.
Cressona American Legion Post 286
The Cressona American Legion Post 286, recommended by AB Novelty, received $3,790.00. This donation will be used to purchase new pub tables and chairs for the organization as they support Veteran Programs and the community in Cressona.
In support of the annual National Night Out event, the East Pennsboro Township Police Department received a $2,000.00 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. National Night Out is a free event where the community can meet the police officers that serve their community without using taxpayer dollars. These national events help build a positive relationship with the community to bridge the gap between the community and law enforcement. This year's event will be held on Aug. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Family Circle Ministries
Family Circle Ministries received $4,210.00 from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. The faith-based organization strives to help low income families, homeless, inmates, and ex-offenders to be successful members of their community through mentoring, training, and helping them find housing, home furnishings, food and employment. This donation will be used to renovate and repair exterior window frames and the wood trim around the roof and porch of a 4-unit apartment. In this apartment stay inmates that are released from prison so that they have a stable home and can be members of society.
The GLY Foundation, also known as the God Luv Ya Foundation, received $2,500.00 in support of their mission. GLY brings awareness and raises money for the research and treatment of all cancers. All proceeds raised are donated within Central Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.
Habitat for Humanity of Mifflin County
Recommended by Frank Guerrini Vending, the Habitat for Humanity of Mifflin County received $5,000. The donation will be used to purchase items to be used in the construction of a duplex for two families. Habitat for Humanity provides affordable housing to low income families in need who have the ability to repay a mortgage and are willing to partner with Habitat.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Eastern Pennsylvania
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, of Eastern Pennsylvania, received a $3,000 donation to support research and programming. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a leader in the fight against cancer and funds life saving blood cancer research, provides free information and services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, and coordinated care.
Service PAWs of Central PA
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving donated $2,500 to Service PAWs of Central PA. The organization aims to help qualified individuals obtain a trained service dog and/or assist with veterinary costs for those using a service dog. This donation will aid those acquiring or training service dog(s).
West Shore Jewish Community
The Chabad West Shore Jewish Community received a $750 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving which was matched by Progressive Amusements bringing the total donation to $1,500! This donation will help sponsor upcoming Kosher community events. The organization serves the Jewish community of Cumberland County.
York County SPCA
The York County SPCA received a donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving for $2,500. The donation is in sponsorship of this year's Wags to Riches event. The SPCA is dedicated to providing long term human and animal services to residents of York County through programs that find permanent, loving homes for displaced and stray animals, help control animal population growth, investigate and prosecute cruelty offenders, and educate the general public about animal welfare and safety. This donation request was recommended by Teresa Shultz Fogelman of Smoker's Outlet in York, PA.
About Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving
Since 2018, the Charitable Giving foundation has donated over $3,000,000 to nonprofits. PA Skill Charitable Giving is made up of the hundreds of skill game operators from across the state. Pennsylvania Skill is powered by Pace-O-Matic and built by Miele Manufacturing.
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving is committed to supporting causes that improve communities and quality of life for the commonwealth residents. PA Skill Charitable Giving does not make charitable donations to for profit organizations. Organizations must be a 501(c)(3) or non-profit. Recipients are a community organization in Pennsylvania.
If your organization is in need of a monetary donation and would like to be considered, visit PA Skill Charitable Giving to download the Donation Request Form.