The Second Annual Week of Giving is less than two weeks away and Bridge Builders Community Foundations encourages community members to give back to the organizations making an impact in our area.

Donations can be made to more than 125 local organizations and funds in a variety of categories, including arts and cultural.

There are many organizations in the area gathering the community together and educating through art forms, including traditional arts and crafts, music, theatre, woodworking, and even gardening.

Nonprofits in the arts & cultural category include:

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts
Barrow-Civic Theatre
Chicken Coop Studio 306
DeBence Antique Music World
Erie to Pittsburgh Trail Alliance
Forest Area Arts Council
Oil City Arts Council
PRIDE: Punxsutawney Revitalization: Investing, Developing, Enhancing
Punxsutawney Garden Club
Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild
Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center
Redbank Valley Trails Association
Sawmill Art Center
Venango Area Community Gardens
Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry
Winds of Trade Community Center

Donations can be made online during the Week of Giving, taking place March 19 through March 23, by visiting

The website will be updated live as donations come in during the Week of Giving and more information and updates can be found on the Bridge Builders Community Foundations Facebook page at