(Lancaster, PA) – Clark Associates employees raised $11,850 for 73 local charitable organizations as part of the Lancaster County Community Foundation’s 2017 Extraordinary Give campaign. This money was then matched by the Clark Charitable Foundation, raising the total contribution to $23,700.
The Charitable Foundation’s matching dollars were distributed among 6 organizations it had selected: Anchorage Ministries Breakfast Program, Boys & Girls Club Lancaster, Clinic for Special Children, Mennonite Disaster Services, Music for Everyone, and Water Street Mission.
Overall, the Extraordinary Give campaign raised over $8.6 million from 51,619 individual gifts. Over the past 5 years, the campaign has raised $22.5 million to benefit over 500 nonprofit organizations. The Extraordinary Give is Lancaster County's largest day of giving.
About the Clark Charitable Foundation:
Great people make a great company and at Clark Associates we recognize the value of our employees and the support we receive from the local community. Because our company's culture emphasizes responsibility and sharing with others, we are honored to give back to the cities that surround our offices and warehouse locations through the Clark Associates Charitable Foundation. The Foundation was formally organized in 2001 to emulate the Clark families' ideals and beliefs of giving back to the community. The Foundation supports the following: Organizations that provide for the health and welfare of people in need, youth organizations involved in the enrichment and support of the arts, youth organizations working to support expanded academic education, organizations supported by the volunteer efforts of our company employees, organizations with high percentages of spending for programs and low percentages of spending for fundraising and administration.
About Clark Associates:
Clark Associates is a privately held company headquartered in Lancaster, Pa. and has been recognized as one of Central Pa's fastest growing companies as well as Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine's 2015 Dealer of the Year. Employing over 1800 people, Clark’s multiple divisions and branches in mechanical, sales, and manufacturing serve a variety of commercial food service customers nationwide. For more information on our business and history, please visit www.clarkinc.biz.