Clark Associates Gives Back to Local Organizations

The dealership and its employees donated $109,942 during the annual Extraordinary Give event.

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Courtesy of Clark Associates on Facebook.

Clark Associates and its employees pitched in a pretty penny during the Lancaster County Community Foundation’s annual Extraordinary Give event on Nov. 19, donating $109,942 to nonprofits and ministries.

The dealership and its staff raised $59,942, which then was increased to $109,942 after the Clark Associates Charitable Foundation provided an additional $50,000 in match dollars. Clark leadership selected 10 organizations to receive the match dollars, and employees chose which of the organizations to give their match dollars to.

The chosen organizations and the amounts they received were:

  • Aaron’s Acres: $2,500
  • Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster: $2,500
  • Church World Services: $11,500
  • Clare House: $4,000
  • Good Samaritan Services: $3,000
  • Meals on Wheels Lancaster: $5,000
  • Mennonite Disaster Service: $3,500
  • Music for Everyone: $1,500
  • Power Packs Program: $9,000
  • Water Street Mission: $7,500

Extraordinary Give is a 24-hour fundraising event in Lancaster, Pa., that was started in 2012. According to Extraordinary Give’s website, a record $15,873,921 was raised this year to benefit 516 organizations.

The Clark Associates Charitable Foundation has donated over $8.4 million since 2006. A big chunk of that was donated in celebration of the company’s 50th anniversary earlier this year. At that time, the foundation donated $5 million to the Lancaster Conservancy.

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