Published: Friday, June 14, 2013, 8:57 p.m.
You have often encouraged the community to work together to make good things happen and to maximize resources. The Armstrong County Community Foundation Day of Giving is an excellent example of collaboration.
In one day, 40 nonprofit organizations benefited from a united fundraising effort. The 2013 effort raised more than $200,000.
I am writing to thank the ACCF board and staff, the business match partners and all the donors.
I extend a special thank you to the contributors to HEALTHY Armstrong, an initiative to improve the health of children and their families.
The writer is project director for HEALTHY Armstrong.
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