Community Impact

Our commitment to service also extends into our communities. Each year, a donation is made on behalf of our clients.

Many of our stakeholders actively volunteer or donate to various nonprofit groups and foundations. It’s engrained in our firm’s culture to serve others as we strive to make a difference in people’s lives – and it inspires the work we do for our clients.

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Hooktown Holidays

Hooktown Holiday’s, a non-profit organization local to the Warren, PA community. Hooktown Holiday’s supports the efforts of organizations like: Children’s Backpack Program, Salvation Army, St. Joseph Soup Kitchen, Area Agency on Aging, Trinity Hot Meals, Veterans Emergency Help Fund, Sharing Place, and Warren Area-Beaty Middle School Food Pantry. All donations are given directly to those in need as overhead costs are paid by the Board of Directors.

Hooktown Holiday’s Incorporated’s goals are to give back to and fulfill the needs of the community. Thus, by providing financial support and working in conjunction with local charities, the organization is able to successfully support its mission:

“To provide nutritious food, warm clothing and/or other necessities of life to those individuals or families in need during the holiday season and winter months of the year.”

33rd Annual Women’s Golf Tournament

In the Warren, PA area, Staff & Friends played the 33rd Annual Women’s Golf tournament at Jackson Valley Golf Club. Lions Gate Wealth Management was proud to be one of the primary sponsors of the ladies event.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
In the Pittsburgh, PA area, Staff & Friends walked in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. Our team, Ruth’s Shining Stars, was formed to honor breast cancer survivors and specifically Debby Daff-Siggins’ mother, (a breast cancer survivor herself) who died this past year.
Read to Feed
Organized at the Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon
Children gathered sponsors to raise money for Heifer International. The more they read, the more the kids raised. Over $2,000 was donated, including contributions from Lions Gate Wealth Management and Commonwealth Foundation: Commonwealth Cares.
Alicia’s Angels
Alicia’s Angels raised over $5k including donations from Lions Gate Wealth Management
As a participant and breast cancer survivor, Alicia Reed (a staff member at Lions Gate) was honored to be asked by Susan G. Komen to participate in the opening ceremony by raising the survivor flag, the closing ceremony as part of the survivor circle, and to share her survivor story at camp.
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Heifer International

Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.

The “teach a man to fish” philosophy is what drove Dan West, a farmer from the American Midwest, to found Heifer International. And now, nearly 70 years later, that philosophy still inspires their work to end world hunger and poverty throughout the world once and for all.

How it Works

Heifer Internationals empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity by linking communities and bringing sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. Their donation gifts a livestock animal to a family, which provides them with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market. When many families gain this new sustainable income, it brings new opportunities for building schools, creating agricultural cooperatives, forming community savings and funding small businesses.

Passing on the Gift

The core of their model is “Passing on the Gift”. This means families share the training they receive, and pass on the first female offspring of their livestock to another family. This extends the impact of the original gift, allowing a once impoverished family to become donors and full participants in improving their communities.

The goal of every Heifer project is to help families achieve self-reliance. We do this by providing them the tools they need to sustain themselves, and it’s thanks to the generosity of donors like you.

Together, we can change the world, one family, one community, at a time. And it all starts with a gift.

Because of your support, a donation was made to Heifer International.

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Hispanic Federation
A national model for Latino social, political, and economic empowerment
The United States’ premier non-profit organization providing support in the areas of education, health, immigration, civic engagement, economic empowerment, and the environment.
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World Vision
A global Christian humanitarian organization
Economic empowerment through World Vision’s Micro Loan Programs to help hardworking entrepreneurs start, grow, or sustain their businesses.
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Best Friends Animal Society
The nation’s largest sanctuary for homeless animals
We do it with passion, believing that a humane path forward — one in which every pet has the chance to know love and companionship — is the only path forward.