ALLSTATE- GERG INSURANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES PRESENT CHECK
Elk County- Ed Gerg, Owner of Allstate- Gerg Insurance and Financial Services, presented a generous donation to the St. Marys Area United Way. Ed presented this check at the St. Marys Area United Way’s quarterly board meeting on April 20, 2023. Pictured in the photo L-R seated includes Ed Gerg, Doug Gaffey, United Way President and John Dippold, board member.
This donation, like many others in the community help the St. Marys Area United Way achieve their annual campaign goal. The 2023 campaign goal is $200,000. As a result of the 2022 campaign, the St. Marys Area United Way board approved and granted awards in February of 2023 to Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Boys & Girls Club of St. Marys, Boys Scouts-Bucktail Council, CAPSEA, Catholic Charities, City of St. Marys Parks and Recreation, Dickinson Center, First United Methodist Church Youth Program, Girl Scouts of Western PA, Guardian Angel Center, St. Marys Area School District, St. Marys Library and the Veteran’s Memorial-Eternal Flame located on the Diamond downtown St. Marys. The United Way board also approved a commitment of funding to support the City of St. Marys Parks and Recreation Leathers Playground Project. Specifically, the United Way funding would be used to help make the new Playland at Memorial Park handicap accessible. This commitment of funding is pending the city is awarded grant funding for the project and the Recreation board facilitates a capital campaign to acquire individual donations
The St. Marys Area United Way relies on the contributions from companies and local individuals. Those donations support the financial needs of non-profit agencies that serve the health and human welfare needs of our community. If you would like to become one of these individual or corporate donors, please call 781.6000 or mail your check to the St. Marys Area United Way, 44 So. St. Marys Street, St. Marys, PA 15857