Erie Gives makes me damn proud to be an Erieite – Something good happened in Erie, 8/14/2020

Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.goerie.com/news/20200811/erie-gives-enjoys-another-record-year?template=ampart Most of us have had a tough year, so far. We’ve been isolated, unemployed, and left to figure a way out of the pandemic for ourselves. Since March, 40% of the Pennsylvania workforce has applied for unemployment. Forty percent! And yet, like the Whos […]

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$3.5 million from ECF to non-profits – Something good happened in Erie, 1/17/2019

Photo from YourErie.com Without further ado, your Idiotville feel-good story of the week: https://www.yourerie.com/amp/news/local-news/erie-community-foundation-announces-more-than-35-million-in-quarterly-grants/1703543271 The Erie Community Foundation (ECF) is awarding some serious money. ECF is a collection of over 700 individual endowments all pooled together, so it operates like one single charity. Every quarter, they award grants to various non-profits around Idiotville to help […]

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