Monthly Archives: November 2015

Very Special Donation to Project Gifts for Elk County


On Sunday afternoon Fr. Chrysostom Schlimm OSB. and his longtime friend Wally Samul stopped by at Project Gifts for Elk County and made a donation of some great toys for our upcoming distribution on Saturday December 12th.

Wally resides in New York City, and has donated to Project Gifts for many years now. Project Gifts wishes to Thank Fr. Chrysostom, and Wally for stopping by!

Applications are due by Friday November 20th

Attention residents of St. Marys, Ridgway, and Johnsonburg. Our annual toy distribution is coming up on December 12th. Applications are due by Friday November 20th.  Once completed you may return it to your local food bank, police department, or mail to Project Gifts for Elk County, 211 Depot Street, St. Marys, Pa 15857.

If your family is on the free or reduced lunch program at school you are eligible to participate. Youngsters ages Infant to 10 years old. You can download the applications by clicking the appropriate link below.

Download Application for St. Marys: 2015Project St Marys Appl

Download Application for Johnsonburg: 2015Project Johnsonburg Appl

Download Application for Ridgway: 2015PROJECT Ridgway Appl

PGEC American Legion Post 511 Gift Collection

PGEC-Legion-2015Toy Collection season is in full swing, this past Sunday Nov. 8, Project Gifts were presented with a room packed full of toys collected by the American Legion Post 511, coordinator Mr. Jim Steinbiser and his helpers, Cathy his wife and Lana Vendur. Their efforts this year have surpassed all previous years challenges their purchases this year exceeded $10,000 worth of toys The organizations and businesses participating include : American Legion Auxiliary 511, St. Marys Legion Post 103, Dinsmore Welding & Fabrication, Fox Twp. Volunteer Fire Department, Horton Brockway Lioness Club, Fox Twp. Lioness Club, Brockway Army & Navy Club, Suzanne Huey, Rebco Inc., First Chance Inn, Last Chance Inn, Horton Brockway Lions Club, Wilcox American Legion Post 467, Sinter-Fire Inc., Fox Twp. Fireman’s Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion 511, Fox Twp. Lions Club, Central Hose Social Club, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 720, Kersey Council 6252 Knights of Columbus, Elco Sintered Alloys, American legion Post 511, MJ’s Mini Mart, Protective Fraternal League (PFL), Sally Caskey, Joe Schaberl, Marshall Insurance Services Inc., Reverend Karen Trask, Stoltz Ford, Wal-Mart, Area lubrication, Tyler Huff, Angela Huey Park.

This collection along with the 38 other scheduled collections through the County will enable Project Gifts to complete our mission of helping less fortunate Children at Christmas and other times of need commented Bob Roberts, President, Project Gifts For Elk County.