Category: News

Wayne County Communty Foundatin Supports Red Cross

A donation to the American Red Cross, Eastern PA, was made by the Wayne County Community Foundation.  The contribution will assist in the cost of disaster relief including food, clothing, shelter, and other recovery needs for families in Wayne County.

Wayne County Community Foundation Funds Seelyville FD Grant

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation awarded a grant to the Seelyville Fire Company.  The grant was awarded by way of the Foundations “First Responders Fund.”  Established in 2015, the First Responders Fund was a joint effort with the Villaume Foundation.  The Seelyville Fire Company will use the grant to update its electronics and communications […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Supports Honesdale River Project

A grant in the amount of $5,000 was recently presented to the Honesdale River Project.  More formally know as, the Wayne & Pike Waterways, the organization is proceeding with a feasibility study/master plan for the scope of the project.  The intended goal is to work toward an interconnected river tail system from Honesdale to Hawley. […]

Wayne County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee Presents Grant to Robert D. Wilson Elementary

The Wayne County Community Foundation’s, Youth Advisor Committee presented a grant to the students at the Robert D. Wilson Elementary School for purchase of kits to aid the study of the life cycle of butterflies.  Cross-curricular connections will be made between science and writing

Wayne County Foundation joins AmazonSmile

Want to help easily support the Wayne County Community Foundation?  Join “AmazonSmile.”AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support us….every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the same prices, selections and shipping options as the regular Amazon.com with the added bonus that Amazon […]

Wallenpaupack High School Players Receive Community Foundation Grant

The Wayne County Community Foundation Youth Advisory Committee recently presented a grant to the Wallenpaupack Area High School Players.  The grant will be used to purchase headsets to enhance theater production of the school’s drama club.

Dictionary Day at the Evergreen School

Recently, the Wayne County Community Foundation presented Dictionaries to students in the 3rd Grade at the Western Wayne School District’s Evergreen School.  This is the fourteenth year that the Foundation has presented the books throughout Wayne County third grades.  The Foundation wishes to thank the many faithful donors who over the year have contributed the […]

WCCF Presents Grant to Wallenpaupack Area High School.

The Wayne County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee recently presented a grant to the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Chapter at the Wallenpaupack Area High School.  The grant will be used to purchase equipment to raise awareness of the dangers of operating vehicles while under the influence of drugs/alcohol.

Wayne County Community Foundation Celebrates “Dictionary Day” at the Damascus School.

The Wayne County Community Foundation has a longstanding dedication to the education of students in Wayne County; and the Foundation’s Dictionary Project places that interest directly into the hands of its young people.  In addition to monetary donations to area schools in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Foundation has over the past eleven […]

Wayne County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee Presents Grant tow Wallenpaupack Area High School

Recently the Wayne County Community Foundation presented a grant to the WAHS Science Olympiad participants.  The students will enter the “Electric Vehicle” event in the 2017 Science Olympiad Competition.