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For many of us the season of giving isn’t defined by a holiday, its part of who we are. A national survey has West Virginia ranked 11th overall among most charitable states; 1st in percentage of people collecting and/or distributing food, 2nd in percentage of population collecting or distributing clothes, and 8th in volunteering and service. The impact More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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It’s been another busy year for the Tucker Community Foundation with activity emanating from all corners of our eight county service area: distribution of our 2015 Annual Report, hosting our signature fund raising More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Building best describes the activity at Tucker Community Foundation. Endowments are building; construction is underway at the building across the way; the new Youth Philanthropy Initiative is off the ground; and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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For the past 11 weeks, Common Threads articles have featured endowments that support a variety of community needs. The final article in this series features the Old Ridge Runner Fund, an endowment that supports More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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The ninth in our eleven-part series featuring endowed funds, this week’s Common Threads article focuses on community based funds and endowments that support local churches. The Foundation manages more than one More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Senior citizen services, literacy programs, and access to public libraries and parks contribute significantly to the vitality of communities throughout our region. Tucker Community Foundation manages ten endowments More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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It might be a bit superfluous to say unrestricted donations are the holy grail of philanthropy but one cannot overlook their significance. Unrestricted endowed funds allow maximum flexibility to use where needed More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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A common thread throughout the region, since the start of Tucker Community Foundation, is strong donor support that has created a roster of scholarship funds and a number of endowments that support educational programs More...