Linesville, PA Conneaut Valley Elementary received a $5,000 donation from MFG for their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) project. The program for elementary students teaches computer coding, robotics, design process, and engineering; as well as developing their collaboration, communication, and presentation skills. Funds will be used to purchase Sphero coding robots, Blue Bots and 3D plastic printing pens. These resources enable teachers to inspire interest in engineering and design fields.

Photo: John Thompson, Pres/GM of MFG Tray and Adam Jesse, Conneaut Valley Elementary librarian.

Morganton, NC Carolina Caring received a $10,000 donation from the MFG Foundation for their “Sensory Speaks: All Children Deserve a Voice” program that provides palliative and hospice care to seriously ill children. Photo: Lorissa Vines (Director of Development for Carolina Caring), Alan Finchum (VP/GM MFG NC), Dr. Brooke Hata (Carolina Caring) and Thomas Best (Quality Manager MFG NC).

Union City, PA UC Pride received a $10,000 gift from MFG towards Phase 1a of the North Gateway Project downtown. UC Pride is a non-profit dedicated to restoration of the UC community through revitalization. Pictured: Vicki Greer of MFG UC and Terri Migliaccio, Union City Pride LLC.

Gainesville, TX A $10,000 gift was made to the Gainesville Fire Department to support training and equipment improvements. Austin Erdenberger and Allison Tunheim (center photo) presented the check on behalf of MFG Texas and the MFG Foundation.

Opp, AL A $10,000 gift from the MFG Foundation made it possible for the Fleeta School extended day program to resume this school year. Photo: 4th grade teacher Sherry Williams, FJHS principal Seth Richards, MFG Alabama GM Kha Tran and MFG Alabama HR manager, Laura Norris.