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Current Campaigns

Using a strategic planning process as their cornerstone, the following capital campaigns in 2017 are well positioned to meet their goals with the financial support of our community.

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Reading Area Community College (RACC): The “Science of Success” capital campaign for laboratory expansion and enhancement with a goal of $2 million.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County: Mini-capital campaign of $250,000 is for renovations to the two floors of the carriage house and will provide activity space, a kitchen area, handicap accessibility, bathroom facilities, and allow for expansion of services.
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Previous Campaigns

Hawk Mountain Council Boy Scouts (2016) raised $1.7 million to upgrade and expand the Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation to serve more scouts, and increase their ability to offer a wider array of services at the camp.
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Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (2016) “Building a Brighter Future for Every Girl” raised $292,697 in Berks County to make improvements to four local girl scout summer camps.
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South Mountain YMCA Camp (a/k/a Camp Conrad Weiser and Bynden Wood Camp) (2015) “CAMP FOR ALL!” capital campaign successfully raised $2.3 million to renovate buildings, their pool, and make infrastructure improvements in order to serve more campers and make the camp more handicap-accessible.
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Greater Berks Food Bank (2014) “Bringing More to the Table” capital campaign raised $2.6 million to purchase and improve a much larger warehouse in order to expand operations and broaden services.
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Vision Resource Center, formerly Berks County Blind Association (2014) raised $250,897 for physical improvements to their building.
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Olivet’s Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County (2013) “Building Better Futures at Pendora” capital campaign raised $3 million to build a new club in southeast Reading.
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Safe Berks (formerly Berks Women in Crisis) (2010) capital campaign raised funds to construct a $3 million facility at Third and Chestnut streets in Reading in order to bring its services together under one roof.
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