Thank You Erie Gives

Thanks to You, We’ve Exceeded Our Goal!

Thanks to our generous donors, the Barber National Institute surpassed our goal for Erie Gives 2018! With the match from the Erie Community Foundation and its sponsors, we received $20,159. We extend our appreciation to the 134 donors who made a gift through Erie Gives.

2018 Erie Gives

Our donors are supporting resources for many programs including:

  • State of the art educational programs in the Elizabeth Lee Black School helping more than 220 students from 24 area school districts.
  • A Supported Employment Program that is helping adults find community employment at local businesses.
  • An Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic that opened at 1621 Sassafras Street in Erie to meet a pressing need for mental health services in the community.
  • A $4.6 million renovation project that enhanced facilities on our main campus and in satellite locations for adults while also reinforcing our commitment to stabilizing and improving our Bayfront neighborhood.To our friends and donors who are committed to supporting our mission: thank you for helping us make dreams come true.
  • For the Barber Foundation, every donation makes a difference. On average of the past eight years, 98.5 cents of every dollar is used to support programs for our children, adults and families.

To our friends and donors who are committed to supporting our mission: thank you for helping us make dreams come true.

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