Through Barbara's estate gift, a portion of her philanthropy established an administrative endowment to allow the Foundation to carry out our mission and to improve the quality of life in the region we serve.
Barbara and her husband, Jim, made Lycoming County their home in 1945. They shared their charitable passions with many organizations from the Red Cross to the historical societies to education and to the arts. They understood that the well-being of a community isn't dependent on just one thing. The flexibility of their unrestricted gift will enable us to positively impact Lycoming County, forever.
Since 1952, Hope Enterprises, Inc. has been providing community services to people with intellectual disabilities. This endowment was created as a permanent funding source; a portion of the fund's investment income is granted back to Hope in support of their annual financial needs.
The Mauchs set up this non-permanent donor advised fund to meet their future philanthropic goals.
Jim & Rebecca Mauch established a donor advised fund to better personalize and focus their philanthropy. This Fund is a way for them to make a difference in the causes they care about.
Dick and Diane Confair feel strongly for the Lycoming County community where they have spent most of their married life. They want to ensure that it will always be a viable and vibrant place for all. This unrestricted fund will benefit Lycoming County forever.
Bob Shangraw believed that giving was a responsibility (whether of time, talent or treasure) and he dreamed to inspire a new generation of philanthropists. He left this unrestricted fund through his estate to ensure that the most pressing community needs would always be met.
This designated fund was established to honor Bob Shangraw and his dedication to the Lycoming County United Way with grants every year, forever, to the Lycoming County United Way.
Bob & Lucy Donehower grew up in Lewisburg and supported countless organizations over the years. They were passionate about their community and created this Fund in support of the Lewisburg Borough that gave them so much.
Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and abuse by youth and young people is an ongoing health and societal problem. Youth-led Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) chapters are one important resource in this systems approach. The purpose of this fund is to financially assist the Lycoming County SADD chapters in their student led prevention efforts.
The Thomas Rider Royalty Fund for Lycoming County was created and is supported by 80% of the Rider Park royalty checks to support Lycoming County.
The Thomas Rider Royalty Fund for Susquehanna Health supports patient rehabilitation at Susquehanna Health. The Fund was created and is supported by 20% of the Rider Park royalty checks.
Bill & Joyce Davis lived, worked and raised 3 children in Lycoming County. They combined their love of the community with their religious faith by establishing a designated fund benefiting the First United Methodist Church, Ross Street, Williamsport.
Jim & Nancy Zellers established this scholarship fund in memory of their beloved son, H. James Zellers. James was a 1978 graduate of Williamsport Area High School and loved sports. In 1981, his life tragically ended in a car accident. Two scholarships will be awarded annually to graduating students of the Williamsport Area High School who have had the same love of baseball and basketball as James did.