Penelec Employees Raise Money, Collect Food for Harvest for Hunger Program

(Photo provided by John Shimko)

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.  This year employees raised $1,672 for local food banks.  Penelec began the Harvest for Hunger program in 2002 and locally have collected more than $13,500 over the past 10 years.

Pictured is Gail O’Donnell, Food Program Coordinator for Central PA Community Action (CPCA) and John Shimko from Penelec’s Clearfield Office.   The CPCA manages the State Food Purchase Program budget for Centre and Clearfield Counties.

Area food banks have been struggling to meet the increasing needs of local residents.  Community support is needed now more than ever.  For more information on how you can help, please call Community Action at 814-765-1551.

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