The Hamer Foundation doubles Centre Gives stretch pool

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The Hamer Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Centre Gives stretch pool for the third consecutive year. This gift doubles the available pool to $200,000.

The Centre Foundation has provided an annual $100,000 stretch pool, since Centre Gives began in 2012. The more money that an organization raises, the greater the portion of the stretch pool that organizations will receive. Gifts were stretched an average of 15% for the past two years thanks to the Hamer Foundations donation.

“The generosity of the Hamer Foundation year after year is truly remarkable,” expressed Molly Kunkel, Executive Director at Centre Foundation. “Donor dollars will now be stretched even further, allowing local nonprofits to have an even greater impact in Centre County.”

Beside striving for the stretch pool, organizations and donors can also compete fore $25,000 in prizes that are offered throughout the event. Anyone that is interested in sponsoring a prize should get a hold of the Centre Foundation. 

Centre Gives 2019 will begin on Tues., May 7 at 8 am and conclude on Wed., May 8 at 8 pm. Donations can be made at For more information, please contact Centre Foundation at 814-237-6229.

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