The Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation among five local Pennsylvania charities receiving donations.
Turkey Hill Minit Markets recently allocated donations totaling more than $66,000 to five local charities. Lancaster County, Pa.-based Turkey Hill Minit Markets raised the money through music and golf events that Turkey Hill sponsors.
The Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation, dedicated to improving the lives of thousands of former service members who live in the Commonwealth, received over $34,000 in proceeds from recent events.
Other beneficiaries, each receiving $8,000, included:
■ Caitlin’s Smiles, which provides therapeutic creative outlets to lift the spirits of children dealing with serious illness
■ Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services, a partnership of volunteers and their companion animals helping people in need of support and encouragement
■ Kisses for Kaeden, which raises awareness and funds to support children and adults with heart defects
■ The Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, serving the community with a holistic approach to cancer care
“It is an honor and a privilege to be able to support the incredible work these fine organizations do for our community,” said Kim Hoffert, public relations manager. “It’s especially exciting that it was such a team effort—we are so grateful to everyone who helps us raise funds through events we organize and sponsor.”