THE WYOMISSING FOUNDATION RESPONDS TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

December 1, 2020 

Karen Rightmire, Wyomissing Foundation President, is currently out of the office and unavailable while on a medical leave of absence. However, all TWF activities are continuing as normal in the interim. In addition, due to the continuing pandemic, the office is physically open on a limited basis, Tuesday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., with all staff working remotely. Please feel free to contact staff listed below, who are available to answer your questions or provide assistance at any time.

Karen Rightmire (leave of absence)

Pat Giles, Senior Vice President Pgiles@wyofound.org cell: 484-269-0640

Virginia Rush, Vice President Vrush@wyofound.org cell: 610-914-0852

Pat Swavely, Executive Assistant Pswavely@wyofound.org cell: 610-413-1373

Kricket Yetter, Finance Director Kyetter@wyofound.org cell: 610-914-5792

New Pandemic Grant Opportunity Announced
The Wyomissing Foundation is pleased to announce a new grant program in response to the longer term challenges nonprofit organizations may be facing as a result of the pandemic – the Pandemic Recovery and Sustainability Grant Program (click here for detailed information). In addition, TWF will continue to monitor changing community needs as a result of the pandemic as it considers its general grant making, following the guidelines and timeline as posted elsewhere on the website.  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement
The Wyomissing Foundation Board recently approved a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement in response to issues of systemic racism most recently brought to light by the impact of the pandemic and recent cases of police brutality around the nation.