COVID-19 quickly became a massive obstacle for many local nonprofits and health and human service organizations across Cambria and Somerset Counties. At the height of the pandemic, uncertainty of what was to come was a
1889 Foundation has been partnering with the United Way of the Laurel Highlands for five years, and has invested more than two million dollars to increase the impact of the United Way's funded programs. The
On Wednesday, May 9, the United Way of the Laurel Highlands held a press conference to announce allocations for this year's Community Impact Grants (pictured above: Mike Artim, United Way board chair, at the event).
Every year, the 1889 Foundation's Chef Auction benefits a charity that is working on behalf of children. The 2016 proceeds have been given to The Healing Patch, a program of the Home Nursing Agency that
On December 13, The Tribune-Democrat published an editorial in support of the 1889 Foundation’s $500,000 challenge grant to the United Way of the Laurel Highlands. Key quote: “We know the announcement provided a spark of
(JOHNSTOWN, Pa.) – Today the 1889 Foundation and the United Way of the Laurel Highlands (UWLH) announced a challenge grant that will provide up to $500,000 in 1889 Foundation funds to increase the reach and impact of