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An Impact can Help Spark a Domino Affect

Our story, but more importantly our impact, can be seen in the number of organizations and groups we’ve worked and the people we’ve helped. The Spano Foundation has worked with various organizations to bring change to the area, region and all around the United States. Through our work with these organizations and groups, along with many others, we’ve been able to help hundreds of families and kids in need. We believe that we are called to serve others, and that is what we will always do.

4 School Districts are Recipients of the School Supplies Fund Grants totaling $2,000

The Niles City Schools (Trumbull County), LaBrae Local Schools (Trumbull County), Indian Creek School District (Jefferson County, outside Steubenville), and Vinton County Local School District (Vinton County, South of Columbus) are this year’s recipients from the School Supplies Fund grants.  Each recipient received a grant for $500.

The Fund was established by the Spano Foundation of Youngstown, Ohio, in 2016 to help primary and secondary school teachers, students, and communities to help purchase much-needed classroom supplies for their underprivileged students.

A Gift to Help Spark the Imagination of Children with School Supplies

On January 23, the Spano Foundation in partnership with Staples Stores dropped off schools supplies to the Niles Intermediate School in Trumbull County (3-5 grades- Niles City School District) from it’s School Supplies Fund. These supplies will serve over 100 children in the school. More info on the fund click here.

Volunteers honored through the President Volunteer Service Award

The 2019 President Volunteer Service Award Winners were handed out by Brenda Rider on December 7 to Cheryl Altizer, Janet Rogers & Julie McAllister Vugrinovich. “It’s very important to continue the tradition and recognize the kindness of others. So many volunteers work quietly to make a difference and the PVSA honors just that,” stated Brenda Rider. The Spano Foundation will be the sponsored organization for this award moving forward.

Boo Squad Fund Honors Children in the Community

Children between the ages of three and 10-years-old are learning what it takes to be a helpful member of the community by taking part in the ‘Boo Squad.’ The Boo Squad is a Fund under the umbrella of the Anthony V Spano Foundation, which is a non profit 501 c 3 organization that supports these individuals and groups for the passion of there cause.

Fund Starts Feeding Families for Thanksgiving-Adopting a Family

Many individuals and families in our community are in need, existing day to day without the resources necessary to obtain many of the things most of us take for granted – food, clothing, housing, healthcare, just to name a few. This Thanksgiving Season, the Boo Squad Fund is going to provide meals to 65 local families between November 22 to November 26.

Foundations Come Together to Create a Team for Panerathon 2018 “Team Hope” | #HopeHealthlyLiving

Join the Anthony V. Spano Foundation and The Hope Foundation of The Mahoning Valley this year for Panerathon 2018 along with two of their sponsors … Raymond Chiropractic and the Shaklee Corporation.  We are all working together to raise awareness and promote healthy living in our community and improve the quality of life in the Mahoning Valley.