Everence Central Penn awards chapter grant dollars to local non-profits
Everence Central Penn distributes $20,000 to local non-profits
Everence® Financial recently awarded ten non-profits $2,000 each from its Chapter Grant Program. Several of these organizations are key partners to Everence where Everence members volunteer their time. The grant money, $20,000 in total, was distributed to these non-profits mainly based on Everence client suggestions at the Everence summer appreciation event.
The organizations receiving the grant money include, in alphabetical order:
- Conestoga Valley Christian Community Services
- Landis Homes
- Lititz Church of the Brethren
- Love INC
- Meals on Wheels
- MCC Resource Center
- Mennonite Disaster Services
- Mennonite Homes
- Tel Hai
- Water Street Mission
The Everence chapter grant program provides assistance to organizations and causes such as housing projects and homeless shelters, community playgrounds and low-income daycares, medical clinics and blood drives, food pantries, community disaster relief, and more. The grants are made possible when members purchase many Everence products.
“We’re excited about providing these organizations with this grant money and value our relationship with them,” said Nikki Shingle, Everence Regional Director.
Kevin Nofziger, Everence Stewardship Consultant added, “I appreciate the opportunity to allow our clients and members to choose where the money was distributed.”
Everence helps individuals, organizations and congregations integrate finances with faith through a national team of advisors and representatives. Everence offers banking, insurance and financial services with community benefits and stewardship education. Everence is a ministry of Mennonite Church USA and other churches. To learn more, visit everence.com/centralpenn or call (717) 653-6662.