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Donations to Pentz Run...

The per diem paid by the placing agency covers the basics for the residents: room & board, supervision, transportation, etc.  Anything extra, such as community activities, recreational equipment, school supplies, indoor activities such as games, craft supplies, puzzles etc. is purchased when we have a surplus or donations.

Each year we are fortunate to have generous groups in the community to assist in providing:

         School supplies

         Christmas gifts

         Holiday meals

         Backpacks

         Special quilts

         Special outings

         And many other things

We have also been lucky enough to be the recipient of some grant money that assisted in the replacement of our roof and some repairs to our building.

Our annual Golf Tournament is our main fundraiser and all money earned from this goes into our building/expansion fund.

Any other donations we receive are appreciated and helpful to the residents and toward our future expansion.


Fundraising Goals

Pentz Run participates in a variety of fundraising activities throughout the year and benefits from several charitable organizations. 

Currently we are working toward an expansion project that has been on the back burner for several years now.  In 2012, we opened our Transitional Living Program, consisting of 2 efficiency apartments with the ability to house 2 older youth with independent living goals.

We have found that many of our residents could benefit from this program, but lack the space to accommodate them.  Our goal is to expand this program with another building to house more youth. 

Our plan is to construct a building with a main living area and kitchen, utility room and 6-8 bedrooms.  We have looked at many options for this building and feel that while stick built may take longer and cost a bit more, we will likely end up with a better and longer lasting building.

We are setting a fundraising goal of $300,000.00 for this project.  All monies donated or raised for this project will be added to this account.  We have approximately $43,500 at this time that has been raised through past fundraisers or donations.

Past and present donors for various projects:

Stackpole Hall $10,500  in 2014 for roofing project
Clearfield County Charitable Foundation $400.00 in 2014 for roofing project
DuBois First United Methodist Church $2,000.00 in 2014 for roofing project
Jon Dean Estate $10,100.00 in 2014 for roofing project
Miller Brothers Furniture  2015 20 new mattresses for our beds
The Rotary Club of DuBois $700.00 in 2016 for exercise equipment
The Rotary Club of DuBois $250.00 in 2016 for Christmas
Reynold’s Financial $200.00 in 2016 for Christmas
NRG Power Plant $5000.00 in 2016 Christmas
Greater DuBois Area Builder’s Association Annual Donations for Christmas Gifts for residents
St Michael’s Church Annual Christmas Gifts for residents

The following donors donate throughout the year with school supplies, baked goods, food, holiday gifts for the residents quilts, pillow cases, hygiene products and other resident needs.

Clearfield Area United Way Contemporary Women’s Group
DuBois American Legion DuBois Business College
DuBois First United Methodist Church DuBois Kiwanis
DuBois Republican Committee DuBois Senior Center
DuBois Walmart Kohlhepp’s True Value
Meadow’s Psychiatric Center Mega Rock
Piece Makers quilt group St. Mary’s Methodist Church—Froggie Stitchers
Sunny 106 Treasure Lake Lion’s Club
Treasure Lake Church Quilters Tri County Church
Steeple Furniture Various Anonymous Donors