Impact Stories

Where the Heart Is

When a family achieves home ownership, they gain more than a physical structure. Owning a home can provide a sense of belonging, pride, stability, and a sense of permanence that makes families feel part of the community. Having a home helps children feel rooted as they grow—knowing they will attend...
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50 Years of Health for Mind, Body, & Spirit

Making healthy decisions at the grocery store and in the kitchen can be challenging, especially for busy individuals and families. Teaching healthy eating habits at a young age can yield... Read More >

One Space, Many Voices

A thank you note from a frequent visitor to 3 Dots recently made Executive Director Erica Quinn stop and take stock in the life-changing impact of the community space in... Read More >

Making Music Across Penns Valley

Two community organizations in Penns Valley are bringing the joys of music to the young as well as the young at heart. Social isolation and loneliness have become widespread problems,... Read More >

A Community Effort That’s Making a Splash

There’s nothing like a cool swimming pool on a hot day. As summers get warmer, the availability of community swimming pools becomes increasingly more relevant to residents of all ages.... Read More >

Planned Giving is Smart Financial Planning

Planning for your future and philanthropy go hand in hand. That’s why, at Centre Foundation, we partner with financial advisors, attorneys, and other professionals to ensure that you can fulfill... Read More >

Meet the 2023 Giving Circle Finalists

Update made on October 18, 2023. A roof over your head and a hot meal waiting for you, free fresh produce to take home, and access to free breast cancer... Read More >

Centre PACT Inspires the Next Generation of Philanthropists

Penns Valley Youth Center’s STEM Activities.   Schlow Library’s Art Exhibition Space for Teens. Both of these programs were supported by grants from various Centre PACT classes, who have raised... Read More >

Celebrating Back to School Season with Scholarships

Back-to-school season is officially here, which means that scholarships are being awarded as many students begin the next academic year. This year, over $300,000 was awarded from scholarship funds at... Read More >