Current Campaigns

We are pleased to announce that two longstanding non-profit institutions of Berks County are underway with well-planned capital improvement projects.

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Humane Pennsylvania (The Humane Society of Berks County): A mini-capital campaign of $500,000 is for renovations to their animal welfare center and expansion of community veterinary services. Visit the website

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Yocum Institute for Arts Education: A $500,000 mini-capital campaign is part of a $4.5 million project to relocate their facility to Spring Township and completely renovate the property. Visit the website

Previous Campaigns

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA (2017) raised $270,000 to renovate and convert their Carriage House into a Youth Activities Center. The project included  renovations that provided activity space, a kitchen area, handicap accessibility, and bathroom facilities.
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Reading Area Community College (2017) raised $2,272,775 to renovate and expand its biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy and physiology labs. The renovations also gave RACC the capacity to offer customized training for local businesses.
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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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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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