Non-Profit ‘Week of Giving’ Kicks Off Today
OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Week of Giving – which will run from Monday, March 19, through Friday, March 23 – gives the community the opportunity to make donations to a wide range of non-profit organizations.
(Pictured above organizer of Week of Giving – Trenton Moulin, of Bridge Builders Community Foundation.)
This event allows donors to give to numerous nonprofits throughout Clarion, Forest, and Venango counties as well as the community of Punxsutawney.
The community will be able to see the donations to the organizations in real-time by visiting https://bbcfgives.org/organizations during the Week of Giving.
Bridge Builders will be focusing social media attention on specific areas during specific days as follows:
– Venango County – Monday, March 19
– Punxsutawney Area – Tuesday, March 20
– Clarion County – Wednesday, March 21
During Week of Giving 2017, nearly $104,000.00 was generated for local nonprofits over a five-day period.
Trenton Moulin, executive director of Bridge Builders Community Foundations, told exploreVenango.com, “We were very pleased with the success of our first Week of Giving event, and now with 125 non-profits participating this year, we have very high expectations for Week of Giving 2018.”
“We have a wonderful community that supports our non-profit organizations. This event maximizes the impact of philanthropy in our area.”
The following organizations are participating in Week of Giving 2018:
Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts
Allegheny Valley Conservancy
American Red Cross Venango & Clarion
Blessings Kids Project
Boy Scouts of America French Creek Council
Boys and Girls Club Along The Allegheny
Bridge Builders Community Foundations Operations Endowment
CASA of Venango County
Catholic Rural Ministry- Sisters Marian & Tina
CDCA-Lyric Theatre Project
Chicken Coop Studio 306
Child Development Centers, Inc.
Child Evangelism Fellowship of PA, Jefferson-Elk & Clearfield Chapter
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Pennsylvania, Venango Forest and Clarion Counties Chapter
Christian Life Academy
Clarion Area Agency on Aging
Clarion County 4-H
Clarion County Community Foundation Unrestricted Endowment Fund
Clarion County YMCA
Clarion County’s Promise, Inc.
Clarion Free Library
Community Action, Inc.
Community Services of Venango County
Cooperative Ministry Committee
Cooperstown Public Library
Cranberry School District Foundation
DeBence Antique Music World
Dustin A. Fletcher Memorial Scholarship
Erie to Pittsburgh Trail Alliance
Family Friendship Bags
Family Service & Children’s Aid Society
Forest Area Arts Council
Forest County 4-H
Forest County Historical Society
Forest County Unrestricted Endowment Fund, Founded by Bill and Judy McDaid
Foxburg Free Library
Franklin Alumni Scholarship
Franklin Public Library
Friends of Drake Well, Inc.
GEMS–Girls Excelling in Math and Science
Heavenly Gaits TRC, Inc.
Hope 21 Ministry
Hope For Your Future
Immaculate Conception School
Jefferson Area Lutheran Social Ministry
Jefferson County 4-H
Jefferson County 4-H Scholarship
Jensin Potts Memorial Scholarship
Josh Smith Memorial Playground
Junior Achievement of Western PA, Northwest Region
Keystone Community Education Council
Keystone SMILES Community Learning Center
Knox Public Library
LifeSpan Family Services of PA, Inc.
Marienville Area Library
Mill Creek Coalition of Clarion and Jefferson Counties
Mustard Seed Missions of Venango County
Next Step Pregnancy Solutions & Services
Northwest Hospital Foundation
Oil City Area School District Foundation
Oil City Arts Council
Oil City Library
Oil City Main Street Program
Oil City Middle School – High School Food Pantry
Oil City YMCA
Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism
Oil Region Ballet
Pennies From Heaven Inc.
Pennsylvania Firefly Festival
Precious Paws Animal Rescue
Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Oakwood Heights
PRIDE: Punxsutawney Revitalization: Investing, Developing, Enhancing
Punxsutawney Area Rails-to-Trails Association
Punxsutawney Garden Club
Punxsutawney Memorial Library
Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild
Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center
Redbank Renaissance, Inc.
Redbank Valley Trails Association
Sawmill Art Center
Scotty Bashline Outdoor Memorial Scholarship
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania
Shepherd’s Green Community Food Pantry
St. Michael’s Harbour Inc.
Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)
The Open Door Cafe
The Salvation Army
The United Way of Venango County
Transit Building & Annex (Oil City Civic Center Inc)
Tri-County Animal Rescue Center
Two Mile Run County Park
United Way of Clarion County
Venango Area Chamber of Commerce Endowment Fund
Venango Catholic High School
Venango Co. Association for the Blind
Venango County 4-H
Venango County Fair Inc.
Venango County Humane Society
Venango County Sheriff’s K-9 Fund
Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry
Venango Training and Development Center, Inc.
Venango VNA Foundation
Venango Youth for Christ
VNA Extended Care
Winds of Trade Community Center
WQLN Public Media
YMCA Camp Coffman
Youth Alternatives, Inc.
YWCA of Oil City
Zacherl Outstanding Diesel Award
Visit https://bbcfgives.org/organizations for specific information on all of the participating organizations.
Pictured below Trenton Moulin with the non-profit organizations as he presents last year’s donations of nearly $104,000.00.
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