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Greater Norristown Police Athletic League

Education, Health, Recreation, Community


 Ways to Donate

Make a Donation

Greater Norristown Police Athletic League (GNPAL) welcomes donations of any amount from individuals, groups, and businesses. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Donations will be used to support programs for the youth of the Greater Norristown area.  GNPAL programs include academic support, athletic programs, art programs, summer camps, family nights and other special programs. The GNPAL Center hosts meetings for many community groups, is the drop off site for the annual Lt. Patty Simons Law Enforcement Food Drive and the site of the largest Martin Luther King Day of Service program in Montgomery County.  Support may take several forms, as described below.

Checks may be sent to P.O. Box 685, Norristown, PA 19404 or PayPal, the global leader in online payment solutions, may be used to make a donation to our organization, even if you do not have a PayPal account!  PayPal is a universally recognized Internet payment merchant with a reputation of being solid, secure and easy to use.  Available in 38 countries and used by more 40 million accountholders, PayPal is by far the largest of its kind.




 

The Greater Norristown PAL Endowment Fund 

The Greater Norristown PAL Endowment Fund is a way for you to make a lasting gift to the youth of Norristown and the surrounding communities. The important work that GNPAL does provides area youth and their families with opportunities to grow by participating in educational, arts and recreational programming.

You can help to secure PAL’s commitment to the future of the Norristown area by donating to the Endowment fund. The fund will be used to ensure that our facility, programs and staff are funded well into the future. Gifts can either be through cash donation, insurance policies or bequests in your will. 

The Greater Norristown PAL Fund is managed by the Montgomery County Foundation. 

For information on how to give to this fund, please contact GNPAL Director of Operations Ken Fennal at 610-278-8040.


Memorial Gifts

The Greater Norristown Police Athletic League Memorial Giving program provides a lasting gift to the youth of Norristown and the surrounding communities.  The work that GNPAL does provides area youth and their families with opportunities to grow through participation in educational, arts and recreational programming in a safe environment.

Memorial gifts create a lasting tribute to the memory of a loved one and all gifts are used to support the ongoing operations of the GNPAL Center.  Donors will receive a personal thank you from GNPAL and, if requested, the family of the deceased will receive a list of all donors.  Finally, the name of the loved one will be remembered on the Memorial Plaque in the GNPAL Center.

Gift Donations

Personal donations are always welcomed.  For information about making a personal donation, contact  GNPAL Director of Operations Ken Fennal at 610-278-8040.

 

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Greater Norristown PAL (GNPAL) every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to GNPAL.

Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

Getting started is easy!  Just click on  “Get Started” and thank you for supporting Greater Norristown PAL.

United Way

Dear Friends of Greater Norristown PAL,

Fall means many things to different people.  The start of school, a new football season, baseball playoffs or raking all of those leaves are just a few ways that we mark the new season.  In the world of non-profit organizations, it also marks the beginning of the annual United Way campaign.

The United Way serves area non-profit groups by coordinating fundraising campaigns that reach out directly to employees in thousands of area businesses.  The funds are then allocated to member agencies through an application process.

If you are participating in your employer’s United Way campaign, you may want to take advantage of the Donor Choice program.  Donor Choice allows you to designate your UW gift directly to the agency of your choice rather than into a general pool of funds.

Undesignated funds are sent to agencies all over Southeastern PA.  Donor designated funds go right where you want them and directly impact the community that you care about.  The program also allows you to have your gift deducted from your paychecks in small increments, thus lessening the impact on your personal budget.

I encourage all of you to participate in your company’s UW campaign and to designate your gift to Greater Norristown PAL.  Our donor designation code is 12709.  If you have any questions, please GNPAL at 610-278-8040 or info@greaternorristownpal.org.

Thank you for supporting GNPAL.

Sincerely,

Lee Holmes, Jr.

President, GNPAL Board of Directors


International Food and Wine Festival

 The Greater Norristown PAL International Food and Wine Festival is the only fundraiser GNPAL has    each year.  It is held the first Thursday in September at Plymouth Country Club.  Participation in this event can take many forms.

  1. Business, groups and individuals may choose to be a sponsor of the annual Food and Wine Festival.  Sponsorship levels are Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Benefactor, Event, and Title.
  2. Individuals can purchase tickets to attend the festival
  3. Local restaurants may also participate in the annual festival by volunteering to be a food sponsor for that evening.
  4.  Donations by businesses and individuals of goods or services for the raffle and silent auction are also needed and appreciated.

For more information, click on festival.

The Greater Norristown Police Athletic League is a non-profit, volunteer organization serving the youth and families of the Greater Norristown community with recreational, educational, and cultural rograms addressing citizenship, self-esteem, avoidance of substance abuse, and respect for law and order.