Thanksgiving Dinner

For those in need and to help those in need, please consider supporting the Thanksgiving Dinner at Ye Olde College Diner on November 27th from 12 to 6.  Details on the event are noted below.  

Christmas of HOPE 2014

As you are giving thanks for the many blessings you have in your life, please take a moment to consider helping children of limited means in the Penns Valley Area School District to have a joyous Christmas morning. 

RUN for HOPE 2014

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the 5K 10K Run for HOPE on October 11, 2014.  About 40 participants arrived eager to race on Saturday morning in Aaronsburg at the Dutch Fall Festival.

Vera Bradley Bingo 2014

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Vera Bradley Bingo event on October 17, 2014.  Nearly 200 bingo players entered the Centre Hall Potter Elementary School Friday evening anxious to play to win!  There were many wonderful prizes for the bingo participants as well as additional raffel ticket prizes, a 50/50 drawing and a variety of food available for purchase.


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6th Annual Harry Smith Festival

A big thank you goes out to everyone who came out to support the 6th Annual Harry Smith Festival and the HOPE Fund of Penns Valley on Sunday, November 10, 2013.  The Elk Creek Cafe was packed with wonderful people and musicians from 2:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Christmas of HOPE 2013

To all the sponsors of children, individuals, churches and businesses who made extra donations, and those who gave selflessly of their time to help organize, wrap and make pillow case gift stuffers, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!  You have collectively helped bring a very special Christmas to 75 children who otherwise would not have had the opportunity to have presents under t

Penns Valley Community Church Bible School

The HOPE Fund would like to say THANK YOU to the Penns Valley Community Church Bible School who graciously donated $2,000 from their offerings at their closing ceremony last evening.  We are so blessed to receive this generous donation!!  Thanks again Penns Valley Community Church Bible School for helping your neighbors in need!  God Bless all of you!   

Centre Gives

Beginning at 6:00 am on Wednesday, May 22, you can make an important difference in strengthening helping agencies in Centre County by participating in Centre Foundation’s unique, 36-hour on-line giving program, CentreGives ( . Last year, donors gave an incredible $415,000 through this innovative event.