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PA Organizations, Businesses, and Non-Profits Stepping Up During Coronavirus Pandemic

The word as we know it has completely changed in a matter of a couple of months. As the Coronavirus Pandemic sweeps through the country and many find themselves struggling to stay afloat, many Pennsylvania organizations, non-profits, and companies are stepping up to provide a helping hand and aid to these in need. In times like these, it is important for the community to band together and the State of Pennsylvania is doing just that. Check out the links below to learn more about what some of these organizations are doing!

PHL COVID-19 FUND: A Frontline Fund for Community

The PHL COVID-19 Fund provides grants to nonprofits throughout the Greater Philadelphia region that have a demonstrated track record of serving those most at-risk during this crisis, such as seniors, people with disabilities, and those who are experiencing homelessness or who are economically disadvantaged.


North Philly company helps nonprofits with grants during coronavirus pandemic

Beech Companies, based in North Philadelphia on Cecil B. Moore Avenue is giving away thousands of emergency grants to help keep tiny nonprofits afloat during the pandemic, and they’re hoping to keep it up until the crisis is over. Thank you for your efforts during this time!


Local PA Companies Delivering Meals to Local Hospitals

A Long Term Companion, based in Jenkintown PA has been busy not only providing quality in-home care services for their clients but also delivering fresh meals to local hospitals. In April, they placed an order with a small local sub-shop to have hoagies delivered to Holy Redeemer Hospital. Later that week, The Beat Goes On AED also placed an order to have hoagies delivered to St. Luke’s Hospital.


Exeter construction company donating masks and respirators to Luzerne County

Kuharchik Construction in Exeter has donated more than 1,000 3M masks and more than 95 respirators to Luzerne County for disbursement to hospitals, emergency workers and county Children and Youth and aging agency caseworkers still working amid the coronavirus pandemic.


One local brewery is giving back to Pennsylvania’s hospitality workers

Ahead of the launch of Tröegs Independent Brewing’s latest Scratch Series, dozens of pre-orders had already been placed. However, the money will not be going to Tröegs. Chris Trogner, co-founding brother of Tröegs, says, “We thought from a brewery standpoint we do small batches of beer all the time, we have a new scratch beer release coming up. And we thought one way we could give back was to give 100% of those proceeds directly to the Restaurant and Lodging Association“.


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