Penelec employees donate to local food pantries

Penelec employees donate to local food pantries

jbenamati May 3, 2018 (The Progress)

Penelec employees in Clearfield, Philipsburg and DuBois recently raised money and collected food as part of the annual “Harvest for Hunger” program for Clearfield County. Pictured from left are CPCA Family Services Manager Deanna Graham and First Energy Manager of External Affair Brian Paganie.

During the month of March, Penelec employees in Clearfield, Philipsburg and DuBois raised money and collected food as part of the annual “Harvest for Hunger” program for Clearfield County.

This year, employees raised $1,959 for local food pantries. Penelec began the Harvest for Hunger program in 2002 and locally has collected more than $23,000 over the past 17 years.

Central Pennsylvania PA Community Action is the lead agency for eight food pantries operated in Centre County and ten in Clearfield County, providing oversight for state food purchase program dollars and the Emergency Food Assistance Program funding.

Area food pantries struggle to meet the increasing needs of local residents. For more information on how you can help, please call Community Action at 765-1551.

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