CAN DO Community Foundation announces a matching grant challenge

The Pasco L. Schiavo Fund of the Luzerne Foundation has dedicated $50,000 in matching grants to the CAN DO Community Foundation for the betterment of Ferrwood Music Camp. This means that every dollar a donor gives is doubled to help children in need enjoy, learn and love music.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to truly make a difference for Ferrwood.

CAN DO Community Foundation Holds Annual Meeting

The Foundation’s Board of Directors recently held its annual meeting at the CAN BE Innovation Center in Valmont Industrial Park. The board discussed the progress of its ongoing projects, the recipients of the Edgar L. Dessen Community Service Award and welcomed a new board member.

CAN DO Community Foundation Honors 2022-23 Edgar L. Dessen Community Service Award Scholars

The CAN DO Community Foundation announced the seven area high school students who were selected as Dessen Scholars who will receive a scholarship to participate in the Junior Leadership Hazleton program. The Edgar L. Dessen Community Service Award was established in 2001 to honor CAN DO’s founder, Dr. Edgar L. Dessen, and mark the organization’s 45th anniversary. The scholarships are awarded annually.

CAN DO Community Foundation is re-creating Ferrwood Music Camp bandshell; work cancels music camp this season

The CAN DO Community Foundation is working to re-create the bandshell at Ferrwood Music Camp to resemble one that used to be located on the Conyngham Borough grounds.

CAN DO Community Foundation 2021 fund drive for Ferrwood Music Camp in full swing

The CAN DO Community Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that supports community projects throughout Greater Hazleton, is in full swing with its annual fund drive. This year’s proceeds will benefit the re-creation of a turn-of-the-century-designed band shell combined with contemporary acoustics and sound as well as the development of ADA-compliant restrooms.