Release Date:Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Submitted To:Leader Vindicator
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Released By:Robert A. Cardamone, Executive Director

Dominion Foundation Helps Alleviate Local Homelessness

Community Action, Inc. announced a $5,000 homeless assistance grant was received from the Dominion Foundation. Dominion is one of the nation’s largest electric power and natural gas companies serving more than 5 million utility and retail energy companies in 14 states, including Pennsylvania. The Dominion Foundation invests in communities by annually awarding approximately $20 million to causes that protect the environment, promote education, and help meet basic human needs. Foundation grants are funded by shareholder dollars and are not borne by customers. The grant to Community Action, Inc. will be used to stabilize Clarion and Jefferson County homeless families by providing immediate temporary shelter and basic needs.

If you are homeless or know of someone who is homeless, please contact Community Action, Inc.’s Homeless Services Coordinator, Cheryl Craft, at (814) 938-3302 or toll free at 800-648-3381, extension 215.

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Bridge Builders Community Foundation

Bridge Builders Website

Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

Brookville Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry

Free Medical Clinic of DuBois

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

Workforce Solutions for North Central PA

NWPA Job Connect

Contact Information

105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone: (814) 938-3302

Mission Statement

Community Action, Inc. will be a community catalyst to provide and coordinate activities which promote family self-sufficiency and advance community prosperity.

Vision Statement

Community Action, Inc. will be recognized as a premier organization dedicated to solving social and economic problems of the community.

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