Evonik donation Vision Center

Evonik employees donated more than $6,400 to the Blair Area Community Foundation. Pictured, front, from left, are: Evonik employees Nicole Rudningen and Jenna Erb; BACF Executive Director Bob Coffey, BACF board member Mary Rahlfs; back: BACF board members Milt Heinrich, Keith Hartvigsen and Dick Wardell.

The Blair Area Community Foundation (BACF) received a donation Friday from Evonik and its employees.

The BACF received $6,409 from Evonik. The funds included donations from employees and proceeds from events, which were matched by Evonik. Employees could donate to three different organizations, including BACF.

The money will be placed in the BACF's grant fund, Executive Director Bob Coffey said. That fund is used to provide grants for Washington County nonprofit organizations.

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