LIBERTY PRESSED METALS PRESENTS CHECK
Elk County- Doug Gaffey, President of Liberty Pressed Metals and President of St. Marys Area United way along with Rick Porter, Junior Walker, Jim Boroi, Shane Ford, Laurie Palmer, and Dan Greenthaner of Liberty Pressed Metals presented a generous donation to Jason Gabler, St. Marys Area United Way Corporate Campaign Chair, Doug Bauer, United Way Payroll Program Chair, and Don Fleming, United Way board member.
Liberty Pressed Metals is a local powder metal company located in Kersey, Pennsylvania and is engaged in the design, engineering, and production of Powder Metals (PM) components for the use in the automotive, lawn and garden, office equipment, power tool, home appliance and Industrial and Commercial Conveyor markets in North America.
Liberty’s corporate donation of $2,000 will support the St. Marys Area United Way 2022 campaign. The United Way’s 2022 campaign goal is $170,000. Funding raised in 2022 will be available for eligible organizations to seek grant funding for 2023. In order to be eligible for funding from the St. Marys Area United Way, an agency must: have a current 501(c)(3) status, provide services to citizens living within the St. Marys Area School District, provide services to meet health and human welfare needs, and be registered with the PA State Bureau of Charitable Solicitation or be exempt from registration. The St. Marys Area United Way encourages any organization interested in seeking grant funding to inquire by calling 814.781.6000 to receive an application. The 2022 grant application deadline will be December 15, 2022, with grant awards announced in 2023.
As a result of the 2021 campaign, the St. Marys Area United Way provided grant awards 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, Fox Township Sportsmen Youth Program, Girl Scouts of Western PA, Guardian Angel Center, Life & Independence for Today, St. Marys Area School District, St. Marys Interparish Rooted Youth Ministry, St. Marys Library and the Veteran’s Memorial-Eternal Flame located on the Diamond downtown St. Marys.
The St. Marys Area United Way has served the citizens of the City of St. Marys and surrounding counties since 1925. The St. Marys Area United Way relies on the contributions from companies and local