More than 125 local organizations have signed up to participate in the Second Annual Week of Giving, hosted by Bridge Builders Community Foundations.

The Week of Giving will run from March 19 through March 23 and provides the opportunity to make donations towards nonprofits responding to needs in the community.

Many of the organizations signed up for the Week of Giving focus their attention on shaping those who are the future of our area–children and youth. These organizations work to educate, build skills and character, provide necessities, and inspire.

Nonprofits in the children & youth category include:

Blessings Kids Project
Boy Scouts of America French Creek Council
Boys and Girls Club Along The Allegheny
CASA of Venango County
Child Development Centers, Inc.
Child Evangelism Fellowship of PA, Jefferson-Elk & Clearfield Chapter
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Pennsylvania, Venango Forest and Clarion Counties Chapter
Clarion County 4-H
Clarion County YMCA
Clarion County’s Promise, Inc.
Community Services of Venango County
Family Friendship Bags
Family Service & Children’s Aid Society
Forest County 4-H
GEMS–Girls Excelling in Math and Science
Heavenly Gaits TRC, Inc.
Jamie’s Kids
Jefferson County 4-H
Josh Smith Memorial Playground
Junior Achievement of Western PA, Northwest Region
Keystone SMILES Community Learning Center
Mustard Seed Missions of Venango County
Oil City YMCA
Oil Region Ballet
Pennies From Heaven Inc
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania
Two Mile Run County Park
Venango Co. Association for the Blind
Venango County 4-H
Venango County Fair Inc.
Venango Vipers
Venango Youth for Christ
Youth Alternatives, Inc.
YMCA Camp Coffman

If you would like to make a donation to these organizations who are giving to the children in our community, visit during the Week of Giving. Donations can be paid with a credit or debit card or checks made out to Bridge Builders Community Foundations, with the name of the organization included.

Watch donations being made live during the Week of Giving at and stay updated by also visiting the Bridge Builders Community Foundations Facebook page at