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Joy of Giving

For more than 65 years, Penn Foundation has been the beneficiary of incredible support from our caring community, a group of compassionate individuals and organizations who believe in our mission of instilling hope, inspiring change, and building community. Learn more about these amazing individuals and local businesses through their “Joy of Giving” stories, and we hope you will be as inspired by their generosity as we are!


Nicole Heverly

“Addiction has had a significant impact on my life, but what has been even more impactful is the power of recovery. Thanks to organizations like Penn Foundation, people not only recover, their lives are enriched by the journey. I support Penn
Foundation because of the hope it provides to those suffering and the true impact it has on the lives of those in need. The work Penn Foundation does to fight
addiction and address mental health is integral to the well-being of our community.”

Ken and Melody Byler

“This past year has taught all of us the value of community, and Penn Foundation is a critical part of the support system for so many people. Both of us know individuals who struggle with addictions and mental illness. We have watched some of those persons successfully navigate their illness, while others continue to struggle. When quality treatment and support is available, it makes a big difference in the path to recovery. Even though we relocated our home and Ken’s office to central PA in November 2020, we plan to keep supporting the mission of Penn Foundation. We feel like Penn Foundation is part of our family!” Click here to read Ken and Melody’s full giving story.