Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving recently held a Charitable Thursday Give-and-Grab event for nonprofits in the Commonwealth. The event was held at Esperanza in Philadelphia where $60,630.00 was donated to 10 organizations in the southeast region.
The southwest region consists of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and Schuylkill counties.
Autism Cares Foundation
The Autism Cares Foundation received $2,000 from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving in support of their programming. The Autism Cares Foundation strives to enhance the lives of those living with disabilities through enriching experiences, helpful resources, and building support and specialize in families and communities.
Hosting the Southeast Region's Charitable Give-and-Grab event, Esperanza received a $5,000 donation. Driven by their missional values of faith, integrity, and excellence, Esperanza strives to build an opportunity community where all aspire to live. These types of communities are characterized by increasing prosperity, affordable housing, growing businesses, great schools, safe streets, creative space, and an engaged community life.
For more than 30 years, Esperanza has been empowering those on a pathway out of poverty in the hunting Park section of North Philadelphia by offering programs that cultivate self-belief, grit, and knowledge acquisition, allowing clients to develop agency, voice, and influence over their own lives.
Jewish Relief Agency
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $10,000 donation to the Jewish Relief Agency (JRA) based in Bala Cynwyd. The Jewish Relief Agency serves over 6,400 diverse, low-income individuals across Greater Philadelphia, by relieving hunger, improving lives, and strengthening our community. Through a monthly Food Distribution Program, JRA harnesses the power of hundreds of volunteers to deliver kosher, nutritious food assistance and essential home supplies to thousands of low-income households each month.
The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance, also known as MANNA, received a $5,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. MANNA is a leader in evidence-based nutrition services, bringing together dietitians, chefs, drivers, and thousands of volunteers to cook and deliver nutritious, medically appropriate meals and provide nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling serious illnesses. From hands-on cooking classes and nutrition counseling to the delivery of 3 meals a day, 7 days a week, MANNA provides nourishment, hope, and healing to the Greater Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey, and beyond.
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $2,000 donation to the Penn Playmakers group. The donation will be used to help fund youth basketball registration fees for those in need of assistance in Berks County. The organization is a nonprofit, youth basketball organization that serves at-risk and low income families with expenses for travel basketball.
Prevention Point of Philadelphia
In support of their programming, Prevention Point of Philadelphia received a $10,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. The donation supports their mission in promoting health, empowerment, and safety for people affected by drug use and poverty.
Prevention Point Philadelphia is a nonprofit public health organization providing harm reduction services to Philadelphia and the surrounding area. Their services and support reduces the harm associated with risky behavior through social service and the public health systems that are welcoming, nonjudgmental, and non-criminalized.
St. Charles Borromeo School
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $1,630 donation to the St. Charles Borromeo School in Bensalem. This donation will be used to purchase two tables for teachers and students in their outdoor space.
St. Charles Borromeo School is a Catholic grade school that provides a rigorous and dynamic education for student Pre-K through Eighth Grade.
Upper Darby Food Cupboard
The Upper Darby Food Cupboard received a $10,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. This donation will be able to provide meals to those in the Upper Darby community that are experiencing hunger and food insecurity.
Valley Youth House
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $10,000 donation to the Valley Youth House in support of their programming. Since 1973, the organization has been open day and night to ensure that vulnerable, abused, and homeless young people in the community had access to shelter and counseling.
The Veterans Group received a $5,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. The organization supports veterans who are struggling with housing, health, and employment opportunities in the Philadelphia area.
The Veterans Group aims to create a safe, comfortable living environment for veterans including shelter, food, and access to medical and mental health services. The Veterans Group remains committed to finding new ways to provide resources and assistance to veterans, with the goal of ending veteran homelessness in their community and across our country.
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.