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PA OH Gives 2021 Results

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

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PAOH Gives Check Presentation2021 edit
Judy Radkowski (center), Director of Community and Donor Engagement for the Community Foundation, presents the check from PA OH Gives to St. Paul's Charitable Giving Staff Dawn Hartman (left) and Teresa Findley (right).

St. Paul's senior living community in Greenville, PA participated in the PA OH Gives "Giving Week" from June 19-25, 2021 to raise funds for benevolent care.

This was the second year for this virtual giving event hosted by the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH to help local nonprofits like St. Paul's impacted by COVID 19.

This was also the second year St. Paul's was forced to cancel its biennial Caring Hearts on Fire Gala, which typically raises about $120,000 for the Good Samaritan Fund. The fund provides support for residents who exhaust their financial resources and cannot afford to pay for the full cost of their care.

St. Paul's encouraged donors to give during PA OH Gives to take advantage of the offer of $140,000 in matching funds to boost the impact of their gift. Thank you to the following generous sponsors who made the matching funds possible - the Community Foundation of Western PA and Eastern OH, Zekelman Fund, Dr. Robert & Vera Lartz Charitable Foundation, FNB Wealth Management, Meszaros Family Foundation, O'Brien Children Memorial Fund and Anderson Charitable Foundation.

"Our donors responded so enthusiastically to the opportunity for the free matching funds last year during PA OH Gives that we were excited the foundation was able do this again," said Dawn Hartman, Director of Planned & Major Giving. "Our hope was to raise roughly the same amount in order to fill the gap from the loss of the gala in 2020."

In fact, the donors at St. Paul's gave more! During the 7 day event, 136 donors stepped up and made a gift, raising a total of $49,774 for benevolent care, an increase of 6% from 2020's event.

However, with more charities participating this year and a whopping $1.2 million raised overall, the match amount for each dollar donated was lower as a result. With the match plus a special power up bonus for having the most donors of any participating charity, St. Paul's received a grand total of $56,764 for benevolent care during PA OH Gives.

"Time and time again, our donors show up for the residents who call St. Paul's home," said Hartman. "We are blessed beyond measure for their partnership and help in carrying out our charitable mission to provide quality care and services regardless of financial resources."

Thank you so much to the following individuals and businesses who made generous donations during Giving Week!

Bob & Kathy Anderson Joy Monty - In memory of Henry Monty and Joan & Claude Mook
Doug & Lori Anderson - In memory of Dot & O.D. Anderson John & Mary Moore
Anonymous (6 donors) Nancy Morgart
B & B Drywall, Inc. Terry & Gail Negard
Mr. Robert McConnell & Dr. Inis Jane Bardella - In honor of Ronnie and Carol Simoni John & Helen Nichols
Carol Bass Darrell & Sue Nicklin
Mary Ellen Bayuk - In memory of John & Helen Bayuk Joel & Sharon Nystrom
Donald E. Beck MD - In memory of Caroline Beck Tom & Barb Ochs
Becky J. Beck Laddie & Sandra Ohl
Joan G. Bernier Jim & Karen Ondo
Paul & Sue Bittler Bryan & Kathy Oros
June Boutwell Orsinger Investment Group, Inc.
Karen Brest Earl & Marilyn Palmiter
Pat Brugler Joseph & Laura Parillo
Verna L. Call William & Constance Parker
David & Wilma Christman Marti Pechnyo - In memory of Jim and Dorothy Killius
Jim & Lynn Chuey - In honor of Bob and Margie Hays Gloria Podlaski
Deborah L. Clark Dean & Barbara Poolos
Vic & Andrea Colaiaco Larry A. Redfoot
Janet A. Cooper David & Lori Reeves
Roger W. Dale Reinhardt
Eleanore M. Donner Robert M. Reuff
George Donner Martin & Sally Roth
Kathryn E. Doutt Glenn & Sue Riley
Jan Easler Marie Riley
Paul Evans John & Dorothy Rust
Gail Maycher Bill & Nancy Sayles
Marge Fenton Bob & Laurie Sherbondy
Tim & Teresa Findley Mike & Cindy Shusteric - In memory of Terrie Wallace
Carol K. Forbes Matt & Kim Smargiasso
Ann Fowler Trudy Smith
Martha Geiwitz Brian & Roxanne Spaid
Reba Gizdic - In memory of Ruthetta R. Steele Rebecca A. St John - In memory of Ray & Margaret St. John
Alice E. Grasso Alice H. Stanley
Robert & Dawn Hartman St. Paul's Staff
John & Nancy Hauser Mary E. Stubert
Bob & Margie Hays Bruce A. Taylor
Dee Henley Mary Beth Tesoriero - In honor of Elizabeth Phillips
Karen & John Hesson Donna J. Thomas
Bud Hetrick John & Susan Thrappas - In honor of Mary Ann Marley
Ted & Vicki Hildebrand Bretton & Stacey Walberg
Nina Hillery Joan Waldschmidt
Julie A. Hills Jack Walter
Carl & Carol Hinderliter Janet Walther
Keith & Sandy Hittle - In memory of Mildred I. Hittle Mike & Barb Walton
Patrick & Lori Holleran Joseph M. Walton
Steve & Carol Hosmer Sheila Wasser
Pat Houpt Curt & Robyn Weaver
Dick & Patti Jones Sue Kettering Weiner
George W. Kasunick - In memory of Julie and Max Kustugic Jim & Jackie Weyman
Todd & Jennie Kather Whiting Home Inspections, LLC
Linda J. Kellogg Elaine E. Wilkins
Charles W. Klingensmith - In memory of Carol Klingensmith William & Ellen Pritts - In memory of William E. Pritts
Conrad & Carol Koehler Christina Wong
Kraynaks, Inc. Cynthia Dart
Carole J. Langiotti Chris & Hilary Wright
Mike & Judy Leskovac Paul & Deborah Yoos
Tammy Lininger-Hause Young's Vending
Jane A. Loutzenhiser Robert & Mary Zacherias
Kathleen Love - In honor of DeVee Love Bill & Bertha Zimmerman
Jim & Marilyn MacDonald
Cyril & Natalie Macosko
Brian Mailliard
Ronald P. McCall
Geraldine M. McElree
David & Rebecca McFadden
Irv & Mimi Milheim
Ronald & Betty Mink
John & Ruth Mizik