$2 million awarded in 2019-20 Senior Community Center grants statewide
Harrisburg, PA – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) today announced that the Canton Active Living Center in Bradford County will receive a $19,402 Senior Community Center state grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.
Statewide, 60 senior community centers throughout the commonwealth received 2019-20 Senior Community Center grants – totaling $2 million in funding appropriated by the General Assembly from the Pennsylvania Lottery.
The grants will help senior centers fund projects based on their applications, such as updating and modernizing facilities, providing new health and entertainment programs, upgrading technology, and enhancing marketing opportunities.
There are more than 500 senior community centers throughout Pennsylvania that provide a variety of offerings, such as nutritious meals, educational opportunities, transportation services, financial and insurance counseling and exercise programs. Proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery help to fund these programs every year.
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Rita Zielonis, Chief of Staff