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FRANK ORZEHOWSKI

"I can't put into words what that opportunity meant to him and to us."

Make an impact. Contribute to bring art to your community:

"When my father-in-law read in the paper about SAMA’s upcoming Plein Air Paint Out, I thought it was a great opportunity for Frankie to spend a few days doing what he loves! The experiences he has gained are unforgettable. He met incredible artists who offered him encouragement and shared their experiences and techniques. I hope you can find it in your hearts and budget to support our local art programs. With this funding SAMA can provide a classroom with a variety of programs that serve families and youth in our neighborhood. Help add color to the world!" - Pam Orzehowski

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Support YOUR Museum

Your gift to the annual giving campaign touches every aspect of museum operations and allows SAMA to continue to showcase celebrated American art for the people of the southwestern area of central Pennsylvania. Thoughtful donations by members and patrons help us fund innovative Arts-in-Education programs across five museums in Altoona, Bedford, Johnstown, Ligonier, and Loretto.

This significant and impactful exchange of giving and receiving among passionate and caring people is more important now than ever. Thank you for your support!

Thank you to our 2022-2023 Supporters!

Annual Giving Campaign

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS OF $1000 OR MORE WILL BE LISTED on this page.

Director’s Circle - $10,000+

Benefactor - $7,000 - $9,999

Connoisseur - $4,000 - $6,999

Enthusiast - $1,000 - $3,999

Sustainer - $500 - $999

Contributor - $200 - $499

Associate - $100 - $199

Friend - $50 - $99

GRANTS AND FOUNDATIONS

Bedford County

Bedford County Visitors Bureau

Bedford County Endowments: Lynn and Craig Ashe Foundation

Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation

Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation-Syra Bettwy Fund

Cleveland H. Dodge-In Memory of Mary Weidlein

Colcom Foundation

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania DCED

Anonymous

Emma Clyde Hodge Foundation

Grable Foundation

Henry Luce Foundation

Jack Buncher Foundation

Laurel Highlands Visitor Bureau

Lucien & Mary Lessard Family Foundation

LLWW Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Robinson Family Foundation

Summit Foundation

The Thoburn Foundation

Walmart

Wolf Kuhn Foundation

Ward Foundation and Ward Transport & Logistics

EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT TAX CREDIT (EITC) PROGRAM

Benzel’s Bretzel Bakery, Inc.

First National Bank

Little Enterprises

M&T Bank

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF $1,000+ DONORS

Dr. Magdi and Karen Azer

Bedford Borough

Ann and Bill Benzel

Benzel’s Bretzel Bakery, Inc.

Kathy and Timothy Balconi

Blair Companies

Blue Spark Financial

James Cayce and Tom Dosh

Coldwell Banker Town & Country Real Estate

Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Courtesy Motor Sales, Inc.

Honorable Timothy P. Creany and Dr. Anne Creany

Fred Danziger

The Bruno & Lena DeGol Family Foundation

Debra Dellaposta

Sandra and Paul Detwiler, III

Nancy Devorris

Parie and John K. Duggan, Jr.

Fallingwater

Glenda and Michael Forosisky

Joan and Jerry Hawk

Amber Hendershot

Jane and Lee Hite and Family

Hyndman Area Health Center, Inc.

Drs. Alice and John Joyce

Lynn and Steve George

Helen Gorsuch

Laurel Auto Group

Paula and H. Dean Lemley

Dr. Renee Martin-Nagle, Esq.

McLanahan Corporation

McQuaide Blasko, Inc.

Mount Aloysius College

Joan and Ted Mudge

Nestlerode & Loy, Inc.

Barry H. Newborn

Barbara O’Brien

Omni Bedford

ORX Railway

Bonnie and Dan Sandman

Lawrence Savino

Sheetz, Inc.

Flo and Mark Shuss

Stuckey Automotive

Margaret and Michael Strueber

The Elmhurst Farm

Roberta Titelman

Tussey Landscaping, LLC

UPMC Altoona

Debora Van Duren

Chantel Ventura

Ehrin and Bill Ward Jr.

Ward Transport & Logistics

Wolf Kuhn Foundation

Laura Wray

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