Saturday, October 24, 2009

UNIONTOWN AREA HIGH SCHOOL GIVES BACK

As part of Uniontown Area High School's weekly charity campaign, contributions totaling over $550 have been made to several local charities. Uniontown Area High School teachers and staff made a contiribution of $200 to the Steve Courson Humane Society, a contribution of $200 to the East End Community Center, and $155 to the American Heart Association.

Last year the high school made contributions to organizations representing osteoporosis, cystic fibrosis and juvenile diabetes. The high school staff also contributed to Uniontown's Domestic Violence Shelter, Fayette Friends of Animals, Animal Angels, Habitat for Humanity and the Flight 93 Memorial Fund.

For more information, or if you'd like to contribute, please visit the following organizations at their sites:

East End Community Center

American Heart Association

The Humane Society of the United States

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Uniontown Area Participates in 2009 Fayette County Start! Heart Walk



On Saturday, October 3, Uniontown Area Education Association Members walked in 2009's Fayette County Start! Heart Walk held at Penn State-Eberly Campus. Twenty five Uniontown Area School District teachers, along with spouses, siblings, children and other assorted family members, made three laps around the campus, helping the American Heart Association "...promote physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun family environment." The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's key fundraising event, and this year Uniontown Area Education Members helped to raise over $600 for the American Heart Association.

Read about the event at the Tribune Review

To learn more about the event, or to make a donation to the American Heart Association, please visit www.americanheart.org