MILLERSBURG — Mid Penn Bank’s Women’s Leadership Network recently awarded $16,000 in grants to organizations across the region that have a “positive and direct impact on the lives of Pennsylvania women and families.”
The funds have been distributed among 11 nonprofit groups within Mid Penn’s 16-county service area that aid in areas such as health and wellness, mental health, education, housing, and workforce development, according to a press release.
Mom’s House of Phoenixville was one of 11 recipients of a grant from Mid Penn Bank. In this photo, representatives from Mom’s House accept the $1,000 grant from Mid Penn. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MID PENN BANK)
Two of the organizations are in the tri-county region:
• Mom’s House of Greater Philadelphia, Phoenixville, Chester County — $1,000
• Thanx Hair Artistry – Wig Bank, Exeter Township, Berks County — $2,000
Mid Penn Bank has awarded grants to several area organizations. One of those is Thanx Hair Artistry, Exeter Township. In this photo, left to right are: Allison Hergenrother, Mid Penn Bank; Lilly Shunck, Thanx; Molly O’Brien,Thanx; Diane Keck, owner, Thanx; Samantha Mengel, Thanx; Rosemary Gaul, Mid Penn Bank. (PHOTO COURTESY OF MID PENN BANK)
“We are thrilled to award these inspiring organizations with funds that will help further their mission to actively lift up women and families and help them pursue their hopes and dreams,” Claire McGuire, commercial lending account manager and Women’s Leadership Network vice president, said in a statement. “To make a direct impact on the communities we serve outside the walls of the bank is a meaningful endeavor that we will continue to embrace in the years ahead.”
In addition to Mom’s House and Thanx Hair Artistry, grants were awarded to:
• Baby Bureau, New Hope, $1,000
• Bethany House of Cumberland County, Carlisle, $1,000
• Brethren Housing Association, Harrisburg, $2,000
• CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Fayette County, Uniontown, $2,000
•Crime Victims Center of Fayette County, Uniontown, $2,000
• Healthy Steps Diaper Bank, Harrisburg, $1,000
• Milagro House, Lancaster, $1,000
• Victim Witness Assistance Program, Harrisburg, $1,000
• YWCA Carlisle & Cumberland County, Carlisle, $2,000
The Mid Penn Bank Women’s Leadership Network was founded in 2018 as a way for female colleagues to make connections, share knowledge and experiences, learn about leadership, and enrich their professional development journeys, according to Mid Penn. The Small Grant Committee was formed in 2021, to support those nonprofits that “educate and empower” women and girls.
Mid Penn Bank, headquartered in Millersburg, operates retail locations in 16 counties throughout Pennsylvania, including three locations in Berks, one in Chester and one in Montgomery counties. Mid Penn has total assets in excess of $4.3 billion. For more information visit visit www.midpennbank.com.