PMC Announces Recipients for Tenth Anniversary of Spirit of Giving Effort
The PM Company has announced the 2017 recipients for their 10th annual Spirit of Giving fundraising effort, to be conducted through the months of October and November. Final totals will be announced in December, when checks are presented to organizations named below. For the tenth year, the PM Company and Minnite family have elected to forego traditional gifts to tenants and vendors with whom they do business, giving the money instead to local charities.
PMC created the Spirit of Giving Fund at the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, and they invite those businesses to join them in raising funds and awareness for the designated charities. The PM Company then matches the money raised. “This is the perfect way for us to come together with our business associates and friends, to demonstrate the spirit of the season,” said Karmyn Minnite Conley, one of the Managing Partners. “We look forward to this gift-giving all year, because we get to benefit so many important efforts.”
Spirit of Giving has donated in excess of $500,000 in the last nine years, and they hope to celebrate their 10th anniversary with their largest year ever. The goal is to raise $50,000, and match it, bringing the total to $100,000. Those interested in donating to the fund may do so by sending gifts to Spirit of Giving Fund, attn PMC, 1000 Grand Central Mall, Vienna WV 26105. Online donations may be made at www.pacfwv.com/SpiritofGivingFund.
Follow the progress of the effort at Spirit of Giving on Facebook, or on the PMC Facebook page.
Student and civic groups are also invited to participate by collecting items from Wish Lists provided by the charities. Those who would like to help may email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
2017 Recipients of the Spirit of Giving Fund are as follows:
Artsbridge, Belpre Area of Ministries, Faithlink, Family Crisis Intervention Center, Firefly – A Spark of Hope, Gabriel Project of WV, YMCA of Parkersburg, Parkersburg Day Nursery, Stout UMC Backpack Ministry, Veterans Museum of the MOV, North Place Maternity Home, Humane Society of Parkersburg SPOT Clinic, Smoot Theatre, Belpre Area Ministries, Mid-Ohio Valley Fellowship Home.
In-kind assistance is being provided to:
MOV Multi-Cultural Festival, Children’s Home Society of WV and Salvation Army.