2013-02-26 / Front Page

Benefit Night For Youth Philanthropy At Almost Home


Mary Pearl Ivy (standing right) will be among the students serving at the annual fundraiser for the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Endowment at Almost Home. Ivy, a Greencastle High School junior, is the youth chair of the Youth Philanthropy Committee. 
(Courtesy Photo) Mary Pearl Ivy (standing right) will be among the students serving at the annual fundraiser for the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Endowment at Almost Home. Ivy, a Greencastle High School junior, is the youth chair of the Youth Philanthropy Committee. (Courtesy Photo) Almost Home will host the Putnam County Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Night on Thursday, March 7, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Local students on the Youth Philanthropy Committee will assist servers that evening.

All tips and donations will benefit the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Endowment. In past years, the event has completely filled the restaurant, so reserve your table today by calling Almost Home at 765-653-5788.

Since its beginning in 2006, the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Committee has provided over $21,000.00 in funding for more than 40 youth-led projects in Putnam County. The Endowment allows 4the committee to make these grants. If you are not able to attend, donations to the Youth Philanthropy Endowment may be made online, by mail or in the Community Foundation offices at 2 South Jackson, Greencastle.

For more information about the Youth Philanthropy program at the Community Foundation, please contact Dean Gambill at 765-653-4978. If you are a youth interested in serving on the committee or are completing a service project and looking for funding, forms are available for download at www.pcfoundation.org.

The Community Foundation administers more than 230 funds and endowments for donors, supporting a variety of charitable purposes. To learn more about how to start a new fund, visit www.pcfoundation.org or contact the office at 765.653.4978.

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