Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving calls Williamsport and Lycoming County our home. Lycoming County has many charitable and worthy organizations that we have the opportunity and fortune to give back to and work alongside. From first responders to historical societies, Lycoming County has ample nonprofits and organizations to give back to.
Lycoming County United Way received a $5,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving as a sponsor for Live United in Music II which supports programs in Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties. The event was held on Sept. 30 and featured musician Michael Cavanaugh, a full orchestra, and local talent. All proceeds benefit the Lycoming County United Way and supports 38 community service programs. Pictured is Ron Frick, President of the Lycoming County United Way, left, accepting the donation from Nicole Miele, Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving Director.
Muncy Borough Police Department received a $5,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving. The Police Department replaced the 2013 police cruiser that had over 98,000 miles on to improve safety which was a mid-year, unbudgeted request and was approved by the council with a limited expense. Pictured is Nicole Miele, Director of Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving, left, with Muncy Borough Police Chief James Dorman. The Police Department is a full-service department serves Muncy Borough and Brady Township in Lycoming County.
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving made a $1,5000 donation to Preservation Williamsport. The donation will be used for the upcoming ‘Boo’ from the Porch, from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22, for a stroll down Fourth Street’s Millionaire’s Row. This year’s theme is Halloween and attendees are encouraged to wear the best costume. Preservation Williamsport aims to restore and preserve Williamsport’s rich architectural heritage, and to educate the public about the importance of preservation.
The Williamsport Cemetery received a $5,000 donation from Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving to help restore the pillars and holding gates. The Williamsport Cemetery was founded in February 1863 and was the third cemetery in the City of Williamsport. After over 100 years, the cement base of the stone pillars is beginning to lean. Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving’s donation will contribute to rebuilding the pillars within this historic cemetery. The Cemetery is the resting place for Rev. Benjamin Crever, founder of Lycoming College; Michael Ross, founder of Williamsport; William F. Packer, the only Governor from Williamsport; and 183 veterans. There are two veterans from the Revolutionary War; 146 from the Civil War; 10 from the Spanish American War; 15 from WWI; nine from WWII; and one from the Korean War.
Additional donations in September 2021 include:
Avonworth Communities Together
Free Fall Action Sports
Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc.
Lycoming County SPCA
Montandon American Legion Post 841
UPMC Home Healthcare of Central PA
West Hazleton Fire Company
Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving is made up of the hundreds of skill game operators from across the state. It has handed out nearly $2 million since it was created in 2018.