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The Rider-Pool Foundation Featured in Morning Call

Date posted: September 8, 2019

The Rider-Pool Foundation: Putting people at the center of their work When you think of philanthropy, what comes to mind? Shannon Sigafoos of The Morning Call discusses the history and current activities of The Rider-Pool […]

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“Community Commons Hubs” Transition to “Engagement Network”

Date posted: August 7, 2019

“The Engagement Network has grown, which has shifted the way we are using it.  With each step, we understand each other better, we understand the data better, and we see how we can partner differently […]

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2018 Annual Report

Date posted: July 25, 2019

The Rider-Pool Foundation’s 2018 Annual Report is now available.

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The Rider-Pool Foundation Moves to 100% Proactive Grantmaking

Date posted: July 17, 2019

The Rider-Pool Foundation Moves to 100% Proactive Grantmaking Over the last five years, The Rider-Pool Foundation has moved in the direction of proactive grantmaking – awarding a smaller number of grants in larger amounts that […]

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Data Visualization Expert Leads Spring Community of Practice

Date posted: July 11, 2019

Ann Emery’s work as a data visualization expert addresses a pointed question: “Is your data sitting around in spreadsheets – dusty, unused, and forgotten about?” Emery offers encouragement and hands-on training to transform important technical […]

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Op-Ed Offers “Three More Things” … Read On.

Date posted: July 10, 2019

July 2, 2019: A Your View column after Congresswoman Susan Wild’s speech offers “Three More Things” that can be done to help prevent deaths by suicide. Thanks to the Lehigh County Suicide Prevention Task Force […]

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Community Event Brings Collective Impact And Evaluation Leader to Lehigh Valley

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This spring, The Rider-Pool Foundation and The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley partnered to bring Mark Cabaj to the Lehigh Valley for a three-day dialogue with non-profit leaders. Cabaj, President of the consulting […]

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Building 21 Allentown Graduates Class of 2019

Date posted: July 1, 2019

“It takes a village…” Chip Linehan, Building 21 Co-Founder, thanks the village that brought the first 84 students to graduation at Building 21 Allentown on June 17, 2019. The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust […]

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Edward F. Meehan, Pamela Varkony and Sherri Brokopp Binder

Rider-Pool Foundation and RCI Village Featured on WDIY

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Executive Director of The Rider-Pool Foundation, Edward F. Meehan, and Executive Director of Ripple Community of Allentown, Sherri Brokopp Binder, share details of RCI Village with Pamela Varkony on WDIY’s Lehigh Valley Discourse. The show […]

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William Allen High School Dedicates New Dugouts

Date posted: May 24, 2019

Over a year of work was celebrated on Friday, May 3, 2019, as the William Allen Construction Company officially dedicated the new dugouts for the baseball and softball fields. The dugouts, which were constructed with […]

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