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Pennsylvania Skill is committed to supporting causes that improve communities and quality of life for the residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

If your organization is in need of a monetary donation please visit our Donation Application Page.

Pictured: The Miele family along with Danny Warren from Pace-O-Matic donating to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Pictured: Lou & Nicole Miele of Pennsylvania Skill presenting Ginnetta Reed of the Ronald McDonald House of Danville, PA with a donation.

CHARITABLE DONATIONS POLICY

 

All parties requesting financial support from Pennsylvania Skill must complete a Charitable Donation Request form. The completed form should fully explain the nature of the contribution being sought and include all requested documentation. The Charitable Donation Request form is available in the link on this page; all required documentation should be submitted to Pennsylvania Skill following the directions provided below.

 

Contributions Policy

 

  • The organization must also be a 501(c)(3) or non-profit organization.

  • Requests should be submitted at least 30 days prior to the event to give proper time to evaluate the request.

  • Complete proposals include a description of the organization, its mission and major accomplishments, and a list of current board members and key staff.

  • Nonprofit organizations should submit their tax-exempt letters from the Internal Revenue Service with their contribution requests.

  • Complete proposals will be considered monthly by the Charitable Donations Committee.

  • Incomplete proposals or those with deadlines within 30 days of submission may or may not be considered.

 

Preferential consideration is generally given to requests where the following apply:

 

  • The recipient is a local community organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Money donated will be spent in Pennsylvania.

  • Money donated will directly benefit the residents of Pennsylvania.

  • Money donated will benefit a significant group of people (as opposed to a single person).

  • Pennsylvania Skill receives recognition for its donations.

 

Pennsylvania Skill does not make charitable donations to for-profit organizations.

 

Completed Charitable Donation Request applications and supporting documentation may be submitted by mail or email:

 

Miele Manufacturing - Pennsylvania Skill

Attn: Charitable Donations Request

535 East Third Street

Williamsport, PA 17701

Please direct questions regarding Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Donations Policy to email

Nicole.miele@icloud.com

Crosscutters Law Enforcement Appreciation Night was held in early August. Our brave law enforcement put their lives on the line every day to protect our families and communities. We applaud them for hosting this event, and Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving was pleased to donate $2,000 to this cause.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a donation to the Friends of Hoyt Library for $2,500.  This donation was made in support of a September fundraising event the Friends of Hoyt Library are hosting.  These funds will be used for programs and services offered to the community of Kingston.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a donation to the 40 & 8 SOL Club, The club helps families who have suffered from fires and provides scholarships for nurses training.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $5,000 donation to the Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Department in Carbon County. Our first responders put it all on the line, working 24/7 to protect our lives, properties and communities. Bowmanstown is using our donation to help pay costs associated with their firehouse.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving proudly donated $2,500 to the Monroe Foundation. The Monroe Foundation provides services to at- risk youth and children on the autism spectrum and is located in Bristol, PA.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving donated $2,000 to Hamburg American Legion Post 637.   We are proud to support our American Legion Posts and other veteran organizations. These funds help to benefit an organization that supports the brave men and women who put their lives on the line to protect our nation and ensure we all can live in the greatest country in the history of the world.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Skill donated $2,500 to Susquehanna Valley CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates. They assist children who are in the legal system. We are the main sponsor of “Kruisin’ for Kids” Hiawatha cruise on September 8.

Thrive Ministry is located in Hanover and partners with 11 agencies to help victims of domestic abuse find safe housing and a new start.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $5,000 donation to the Home Nursing Agency's Healing Patch. We presented the check to Melody Ray, Healing Patch Coordinator.  Healing Patch is a peer support program
designed specifically for children and their families who have suffered the loss of a loved one, such as a parent, sibling, grandparent, or close family member, particularly to a drug overdose.  The Healing Patch offers a safe environment where grieving children and their families can discover they are not alone in their grief by interacting with others who have encountered similar losses.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a donation to the UCP Foundation of Central PA. For over 60 years, UCP Central PA has been meeting the needs of individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities and special needs, from pediatric to geriatric.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a donation to the Seville Volunteer Fire Department in Allegheny County.  Pennsylvania Skill's Lynn Wheland presented the check to Bill Varna.  This donation will help the fire department purchase new gear for their volunteers.

State Representative Jim Gregory helped us present a contribution to the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library to assist with their summer reading program. Pictured with Rep. Gregory are Library Director Janet Eldred and other supporters of the library.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable made a donation to the American Legion Post 790 in Smithton.  This donation will go to assist the American Legion Post 790 - Smithton in their efforts to assist the brave veterans who have bravely defended our country and their surrounding community.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Donations recently made a donation to the Sherman Foundation. The Sherman Foundation began in 2017 in honor of two veterans, Shane Granite and Keith Eisenhower, who lost their battle with addiction and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

The charity, formed by their brothers, Matt Granite and Thad Eisenhower, provides assistance to all those affected by the opioid crisis and PTSD.

Pennsylvania Charitable Skill was proud to make a donation to the Lower Paxton Panthers, a U-14 travel baseball team from the Harrisburg area.  Pennsylvania Charitable Skill is proud to support youth athletic teams and programs across the Commonwealth.

Pennsylvania Charitable Skill made a donation to the Central Penn Crusaders youth football program.  This donation will go to fund new equipment for their inaugural season.

Pennsylvania Skill was proud to donate to the PWP Foundation which supports the Hummelstown Summer Recreation program.  This is a 5 week program that serves about 100 children.

PA Skill was proud to donate to the Garnet Valley Ice Hockey Club, which has been developing hockey players and bringing local families in the Garnet Valley School District together to celebrate competition and school pride for over two decades.

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is a nonprofit organization committed to reducing hunger in 27 counties across central Pennsylvania.

All Fore Folds is a golf tournament to benefit Folds of Honor, an organization founded to provide college scholarships to children of fallen soldiers.

The goal of the Watsontown Historical Association is to promote the preservation of personal and public archives and collections; to protect historic buildings; to educate and encourage an enthusiastic ongoing interest in Watsontown's rich history to enhance their local and surrounding community.

Pictured: F4 Founder Derek Fiorenza, Executive Director Brenda Russell, the ownership and staff of Lione's Pizza, and Mike Barley with PA Skill Charitable Giving.

Pictured Left to Right: Nicole Miele, Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving and Jennifer Wilson, President and CEO

Pictured from left to right: Jeff Millay, Brian Langan, (Both of PA Skill), Heather Brant, and Tony Perrotta (Both of Salvation Army)

PA Skill is proud to sponsor St John Neumann Regional Academy’s 3rd annual Dance Marathon!  All proceeds go to the Four Diamonds Fund, an organization that works to assist families of childhood cancer patients and initiate research for a cure.

Pictured from left to right: Carla Fisher (Marketing and Communications Director for Central PA Food Bank), Amy Yochum (Pennsylvania Skill), Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill), and Melinda Lyon (Development Manager for Central PA Food Bank)

Saving Lives for Zachary is dedicated to educating and informing families, the community and children about the dangers of drug use and addiction. We are working with the community to raise awareness and decrease the stigma to facilitate treatment. We hold monthly meetings on various topics to provide education and involve the community to help curtail this epidemic and decrease the deaths.

Pictured from left to right: Lou and Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill) and Molly Force (Annual Giving Officer, CHOP)

Pictured from left to right: Andrew Cader (Salvation Army), Lynn Wheland (Pennsylvania Skill), and Erin Ehrlich (Salvation Army)

Pictured: Ryan Wood (POM of PA), Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill), Bill Fannasy (National Novelty), Lou Miele (Pennsylvania Skill), Mike Lee (Automatic Coin Machine), Steve Fritz (Staff Music & Amusements), Alan Maddy (MCM Elements), Rick Goodling (POM of PA), Jeff Millay (Pennsylvania Skill), Danny Warren (POM of PA), Brian Langan (Pennsylvania Skill), Jeff McGinness (POM of PA), Del Guerrini (Frank Guerrini Vending) and Alicia Naugle and her son Taylor accepted the check on behalf of Make-A-Wish®.

Pictured: Hummelstown Mayor David Roeting, State Representative Tom Mehaffie, Mike Barley with Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving, Hummelstown Fire Department Deputy Chief Leland Blough and his crew.

Pictured: Members of our Pennsylvania Skill staff.

Pictured from left to right: Laura James and Becca James from the Montandon American Legion and Jack Bower from Miele Amusements

Since the introduction of PA Skill Games, Lansdale Amusement Co, in the small town of Trumbauersville, has been able to open their doors to children in their community over the summer. The borough hosts a FREE summer camp for kids, sponsored by local businesses.  Submit your charitable activities to be featured here.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving signed up for a one-year contract and set-up fee for a database that will improve the fundraising capabilities and volunteer management of Greater Lycoming Habitat for Humanity. Having a database as a tool is crucial to the growth and success of a small nonprofit.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $5,000 donation to the Pride Retreat MC Group which supports Pennsylvania corrections employees and their families in time of need.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Skill donated $5,000 to the Jamestown Rod and Gun Club for them to construct a pavilion. Jamestown Rod & Gun Club is a non-profit Sportsman's club that promotes & provides hunting, fishing & outdoor activities to the community.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a donation for $2,000 to YWCA Hanover. YWCA provides financial assistance to qualifying families for child care assistance or for domestic violence services not covered by grant
funding.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving donated $5,000 to Vigilant Hose Company.

We donated to Vigilant Hose Co in Port Vue, Allegheny County. This money will be used to purchase various equipment for their firefighters such as personal alerting pagers, protective equipment and EMS supplies.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a donation to the Zion Lutheran Church Food Bank for $5,000.  This grant will help them purchase two new refrigerators which they desperately need.  This food bank serves 65-70 families per month in Williamsburg, PA.

David's New Day is a charity that works with those suffering from addiction get on the path to recovery by helping to subsidize their treatment costs.  David's New Day was founded by Joanne and Julie who lost their brother to addiction.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a contribution to the Baden Memorial Library.  Pennsylvania Skill's Lynn Wheland presented the check to Jennifer Woolstrum from the library.  This donation will go towards the purchase of new computers for library patrons to utilize.

Pace-O-Matic Vice President Tom Marino was pleased to join our good friend State Rep. Jim Gregory to present a donation to the Roaring Spring Community Library.  The Roaring Spring Community Library will use our donation to help expand their reading selections for adults.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a contribution to the Martinsburg Community Library. Pace-O-Matic Vice President Tom Marino joined State Representative Jim Gregory to present the check.

The Pennsylvania Skill Charitable made a donation to the NEWS Worthy Network, a non- profit organization in Altoona who purchased a home for women in Blair County.

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable made a donation to the Norwood Police Department in Delaware County.  The brave police officers who protect our communities put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe. We deeply appreciate the work they do on a daily basis.

Pennsylvania Skill was proud to present a check to the Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania. These funds are earmarked for the Salvation Army Red Shield Campaign which provides funding for three critical areas: Emergency Disaster Services, Family Caring Center (a homeless shelter in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood), and comprehensive social services.

Bethany Village is a senior living community in Mechanicsburg, PA.  Pennsylvania Charitable Skill made a donation to help them assist seniors in need.

Pennsylvania Charitable Skill was proud to donate to the East Pennsboro Elite Baseball Travel Team.  This past year, EP Elite won the Pennsylvania 9-11 title and were the Eastern Regional Little League champions.

Pictured: Jeff Millay from PA Skill Charitable Giving presented the check to the Moose for PA President Ed Hopkins and other representatives.

Pictured: Reps. Jim Gregory and Louis Schmitt present a check to  a local library in Blair County.

The Veterans Group in Philadelphia is a homeless shelter for our country's veterans.

Pennsylvania Skill was proud to donate to the WtaWtaW (Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way) Basketball Court, an Alize Johnson Foundation project. The courts, located in Williamsport, will provide a supervised, safe place for youth to play basketball, without the worries of gangs and drugs.

Miele Manufacturing was honored to make a $200,000 donation to The Meadows.  The Meadows is a community of active, older adults who enjoy a comfortable, carefree lifestyle in an atmosphere of personalized service.

Pictured: Rep. Jim Gregory with representatives from the Bellwood-Antis Public Library

Pictured is the Board of the Keystone Elk Country Alliance at their recent banquet

Pictured: Mike Barley (Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving), State Rep. Tom Mehaffie, Royalton Mayor Sol Schwartz and members of the Royalton Emergency Services Team.

Pictured from left to right: Mike Barley (Pennsylvania Skill Charitable), State Rep. Tom Mehaffie, Margie Kreider and Hilda Hoke (Royalton Senior Center) and Royalton Mayor Sol Schwartz

Pictured from left to right: Christa Watson (Development Coordinator for the Lycoming County SPCA), Victoria Stryker (Lycoming County SPCA), Jen Marchese (Pennsylvania Skill), and Ken Manley (Pennsylvania Skill)

Pictured from left to right: Chris Callanan (Philadelphia RMH), Nicole Ebaugh (Philadelphia RMH), Lou Miele (Pennsylvania Skill), and Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill)

Pictured from left to right: Lou and Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill), Jim Mannitti and colleague (Representatives from M&T Bank)

Pictured from left to right: Jeff Millay (Pennsylvania Skill), Mackenzie Howe (Director of Development for Hope Enterprises), Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill), Ann Ohnmeiss (Quality Assurance Associate for Hope Enterprises), Tina Beach (Production Manager for Hope Enterprises), Jen Marchese (MCM Elements), and Amy Yochum (Pennsylvania Skill)

Pictured from left to right: Nicole Miele (Pennsylvania Skill) and Jamie Sortman (Loyalsock Township Little League).

Pictured: Shannon Butters and her daughter Lila along with some added girl power from the staff at Pennsylvania Skill.

Pictured: State Representative Tom Mehaffie, Humane Society Executive Director Amy Kaunas, her great staff and of course our furry friend Tinkerbell. 

Pictured from left to right: Joanna Direnzo (Program Coordinator), Pastor Dave Kratz, (Executive Director), and Ed Pinkerton (Pennsylvania Skill)