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Centre Foundation awards $41,000 in grants to local organizations

About $41,000 in grants have been awarded by Centre Foundation’s annual Field-of-Interest Funds.

Centre Foundation received 117 applications from 52 organization in Centre County, according to a press release from the foundation.

The following organizations were awarded grants:

▪ Central PA Community Action’s Food Pantry — $1,512 (Philipsburg Area Fund)

▪ Community Help Centre — $9,231(Counseling Service Fund)

▪ Park Forest Preschool’s fruit and vegetable nutrition program — $1,053 (Centre County Medical Society Fund)

▪ Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania — $6,291 (Patricia Farrell Music Fund)

▪ YMCA of Centre County — $3,631 (J. Alvin and Vera E. Knepper Hawbaker Memorial Endowment Fund)

▪ The Seeing Eye — $11,785 (Carolyn A. Petrus Memorial Seeing Eye Dog Fund)

▪ YMCA of Centre County — $1,579 (Ruth E. Rishel Charitable Fund)

▪ Centre County Youth Service Bureau — $380 (Ruth E. Rishel Charitable Fund)

▪ Central Intermediate Unit No. 10 — $1,100 (Centre Children’s Fund)

▪ Centre County Youth Service Bureau — $492 (Centre Children’s Fund)

▪ Easter Seals — $996 (Louis E. and Patricia H. Silvi Fund)

▪ Centre County PAWS — $326 (Mattil Family Fund)

▪ Pets Come First — $326 (Mattil Family Fund)

▪ Centre County Animal Response Team — $250 (Mattil Family Fund)

▪ Central Intermediate Unit No. 10 — $500 (Ben Franklin Fund)

▪ Schlow Centre Region Library — $683 (Ben Franklin Fund)

▪ Huntingdon County Library — $683 (Ben Franklin Fund)

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