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Organizations that solicit contributions, endowments and other financial support from public and private sources which are used directly by the organization to provide human services for eligible residents of the community or which are utilized to provide the total or supplementary financial support for human service programs of community agencies and organizations. Also included are governmental and quasi-governmental entities that manage the allocation of public monies to public and private human service providers.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Cancer Society - Blair Unit Memorials and DonationsIndividuals wishing to make a financial donation and/or a memorial contribution to the American Cancer Society can contact the local Blair Unit Office.BlairAmerican Cancer Society - Blair UnitAmerican Cancer Society
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Out of the Darkness Fundraiser - Lycoming CountyCoordinate fundraiser walks that are held annually to bring together for mutual support and encouragement those who have experienced a loss to suicide. Half of the proceeds are kept locally to fund training, education and conduct prevention activities to reduce the stigma of depression and suicide. Event usually occurs in late September/early October.LycomingAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Central Pennsylvania ChapterAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Altoona Office - DonationsMoney donations are always welcomed by the American Red Cross.BlairAmerican Red Cross of PA Mountains - Altoona OfficeAmerican Red Cross of PA Mountains
American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Johnstown Office - DonationsMoney donations are always welcomed by the American Red Cross.CambriaAmerican Red Cross of PA Mountains - Johnstown OfficeAmerican Red Cross of PA Mountains
Blair County Department of Social Services Grants AdministrationAdministration of human services grants for Blair County.BlairBlair County Human ServicesBlair County Department of Social Services
Community Council/Allocations/Resource PanelActs as a clearinghouse for volunteers and coordinates all Junior League of Harrisburg, Inc. funding and expenditures to the community for eligible projects, programs and services with the primary focus on women and children issues.CumberlandThe Junior League Harrisburg Inc.The Junior League Harrisburg Inc.
Cultural Alliance of York CountyThe main focus of the Alliance is to provide member agencies with a more efficient way to raise money. Also offers member agencies organizational guidance and promotion of their ongoing activities. The nine agencies that make up the Alliance are: Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, York County Heritage Trust, York Junior Symphony, York Little Theatre, York Symphony Orchestra, York Youth Symphony, York Art Association, Yorkarts and The Greater York Center for Dance Education.YorkCultural Alliance of York CountyCultural Alliance of York County
Dauphin County MH/IDProgramThe Dauphin County MH/ID Program provides funding and administrative oversight for various services in our community for persons with mental disabilities and for children with special needs or developmental disabilities. Our mission is to assure that these services are of the highest quality possible, are cost effective, and are readily available to all who need them. We promote the principles and fundamentals of self-determination in our mental retardation program, of recovery and resiliency in our mental health program, and family-centered services in our early intervention program. DauphinDauphin County Mental Health & Intellectual DisabilitiesDauphin County Mental Health & Intellectual Disabilities
First Hand FoundationAssists individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted. The foundation helps with clinical necessities (such as medication and surgical expenses), medical equipment and travel related to a child's care. The foundation also works with doctors, hospitals and equipment providers to discount their services. First Hand FoundationFirst Hand Foundation
Kidney Foundation of Central PAServices include: - Educational programs, seminars, and materials on kidney disease for patients, caregivers, and health professionals - Patient and Family Partner Program: Trains and certifies volunteers who have experienced kidney failure themselves, or who have been part of the support team for a loved one with kidney failure, to serve as mentors and provide support to patients and caregivers - Fundraising for patient-focused programs and health screenings - Limited financial assistance to dialysis patients in need - Discounted medical ID jewelry for kidney patients - Promotion of organ donor awareness programs, especially living organ donor awareness - Renal Resource Center: Provides literature on kidney disease and prevention to interested persons - Navigation services available for those impacted by kidney disease - Speakers available - Helps provide financing for Camp Kydnie, a special overnight camp designed especially for children ages 6 to 18 with kidney disease and their siblings and friends - Participates in dialysis patient transportation reimbursement program through the PA Department of Health. DauphinKidney Foundation of Central PAKidney Foundation of Central PA
Lycoming County United Way - Donation and Volunteer OpportunitiesProvides opportunites for donating to local nonprofit organizations plus volunteering one's time. The United Way does not provide direct services or funding to individuals. Rather, it provides funding to other agencies that run direct-serice programs. LycomingLycoming County United Way - Donation and Volunteer OpportunitiesLycoming County United Way
National Clearinghouse on Families and YouthAn information resource of the Family and Youth Services Bureau within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It helps current and prospective FYSB grantees and anyone else who works with at-risk youth and families to realize their goals, better serve their communities and improve the lives of young people and their families. National Clearinghouse on Families and YouthNational Clearinghouse on Families and Youth
National Hemophilia Foundation - Eastern Pennsylvania ChapterSupports medical research and provides financial assistance, education, family programming, and advocacy at the state and federal level to benefit local patients with hemophilia and von Willebrand disease.National Hemophilia Foundation - Eastern Pennsylvania ChapterNational Hemophilia Foundation - Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Operation Our Town Charity/Foundation/Funding OrganizationA partnership led by businesses to fight drugs and violent crime in Central PA.BlairOperation Our TownOperation Our Town
Scleroderma Foundation- Support: Help patients and their families cope with scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information. - Education: Promote public awareness and education through patient and health professional seminars, literature, and publicity campaigns. - Research: Stimulate and support research to improve treatment and ultimately find the cause of and cure for scleroderma and related diseases. Scleroderma FoundationScleroderma Foundation
Scleroderma Foundation - Delaware Valley ChapterHelps patients and their families cope with Scleroderma through mutual support programs, peer counseling, physician referrals, and educational information.Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley ChapterScleroderma Foundation
Tyrone Hospital Charities/ Foundations/ Funding OrganizationsNon-profit organization receives charitable donations and conducts various fund raising activities to benefit Tyrone Hospital.BlairTyrone Hospital FoundationTyrone Hospital
United Way of Blair County Impact Grant and Program FundingProvide monetary support in the form of impact grants to non-profit Human Service agencies for programs that address identified Blair County needs.BlairUnited Way of Blair CountyUnited Way of Blair County
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey - Fund Distribution/ Community Problem SolvingProvides fund disbursement/allocations assistance.PhiladelphiaUnited Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey - Main SiteUnited Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
United Way of Lebanon CountyConvenes diverse partners, raises funds, and supports programs and organizations that address critical community needs in the areas of Health, Education, Income, and Basic Needs.LebanonUnited Way of Lebanon CountyUnited Way of Lebanon County
United Way of PennsylvaniaAssists and champions the efforts of local United Ways in advancing the common good.DauphinUnited Way of PennsylvaniaUnited Way of Pennsylvania
United Way of Washington CountyConvenes diverse partners, raises funds and supports programs and organizations that address critical community needs. WashingtonUnited Way of Washington CountyUnited Way of Washington County
Vickie's Angel WalkHelping families fighting cancer who cannot pay their bills due to the cancer. Financial help from Vickie's Angel Walk can be used for both medical and non medical expenses. Examples are rent/mortgage payments, car expenses, food expenses, house heating expenses, co-pays, medical premiums and prescriptions. Help is given in blocks of three months at a time.CumberlandVickie's Angel WalkVickie's Angel Walk
Volunteers That CareFundraising and volunteer organization supporting cancer patients and their families.PotterVolunteers That CareVolunteers That Care

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