Donor Designated Funds

Donor Designated Funds
Allegany-Limestone Schools Foundation Fund
Allegany Public Library Memorial Association Fund
Carroll Anstaett Olean Little League Fund
Samuel Costa Endowment Fund
Maureen Curry Olean Food Pantry Community Garden Fund
William D. and Catherine Griffin Fraser Fund
The Rev. Leo J. Gallina Endowment Fund for St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church
Gator Fund
Carroll and Dolores Anstaett Gift Tree Fund
Golf “Fore” Heroes Fund
Paul and Betty Hanson Fund
Paul and Mary Janowicz Memorial Fund
Kothari Family Endowment Fund
Mildred Milliman Fund
Roger S. Niemic Memorial Fund
Olean Food Pantry Fund
Jim and Gail Olson Mercy Flight Fund
Luella Potter Endowment Fund
Barby Ried Social Fund
Doris Reisner Endowment Fund
Lewis & Doris Reisner Endowment Fund
Walt & Ruth Reisner Endowment Fund
Salamanca Area Senior Center Fund
St. John Church Endowment Fund
St. Mary of the Angels Future Fund
Vergil Sutter Memorial Fund
Kay & Oliver Williams/Rushford Endowment Fund
Paul and Mary Lou Wood Foundation Fund
Yehl Family Endowment

Donor Designated Funds

Allegany-Limestone Schools Foundation Fund
Supports Allegany-Limestone School District to enhance and augment student experiences.

Allegany Public Library Memorial Association Fund
This fund was established to support the Allegany Public Library and its programs. Established by the Allegany Public Library Memorial Association.

Carroll Anstaett Olean Little League Fund
Supports the Olean Little League. Established by Carroll Anstaett, who helped organize the league in 1952.

Samuel Costa Endowment Fund
Supports St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, Smethport, PA; St. Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church, Eldred, PA; and Hamlin Memorial Library, Smethport, PA. Established by Samuel Costa.

Maureen Curry Olean Food Pantry Community Garden Fund
This fund supports the community garden managed by the Olean Food Pantry. Established by Maureen Curry.

William D. and Catherine Griffin Fraser Fund
The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual scholarship, the William D. and Catherine Griffin Fraser Scholarship, and an annual grant to the Olean General Hospital Foundation, with the goal of perpetuating the legacy and mission of St. Francis Hospital and its administrative team, including Sister Mary Croghan,  Sister Cindy Matthews, OSF, and Catherine Fraser, and, in keeping with the mission of St. Francis Hospital, to support programs, services or equipment at Olean General Hospital. Use of the grant each year will be decided jointly by William D. Fraser, fund advisor, and an OGH representative.

The Rev. Leo J. Gallina Endowment Fund for St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church
Supports St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, Bradford, Pa., including support of parishioners in need, and its community outreach to help others.

Gator Fund
Promotes and enriches the learning and athletic experience for students in the Port Allegany School District, particularly Port Allegany High School, through the funding of worthwhile endeavors. Established by Donald Barnard.

Carroll and Dolores Anstaett Gift Tree Fund
Supports the Gift Tree program (administered by Interfaith Caregivers) which assists the less fortunate by providing holiday gifts to them at Christmas. Established by Carroll and Dolores Anstaett.

Golf “Fore” Heroes Fund
This fund supports the Wounded Warrior Project through an annual golf tournament at Pine Acres Country Club in Bradford, PA. Golf “Fore” Heroes.

Paul and Betty Hanson Fund
Beginning in 2017, this fund will provide annual grants to four charitable organizations: Mercy Flight WNY, Town of Olean Fire Department, Olean General Hospital foundation, and the Olean Public Library. The fund was established by Paul and Elizabeth (Betty) Hanson.

Paul and Mary Janowicz Memorial Fund
Supports the Great Valley Volunteer Fire Company, Olean General Hospital Foundation for the Marie Lorenz Dialysis Center Fund and Olean Public Library and also funds an annual scholarship available to graduating seniors from Ellicottville Central School. Established by Paul and Elizabeth Hanson in memory of Mrs. Hanson’s parents.

Kothari Family Endowment Fund
Supports the Olean General Hospital and the Olean Food Pantry with annual grants and also funds two annual scholarships for students pursuing a health-care related degree, one available to Allegany-Limestone High School students and one for students attending high school in Cattaraugus County or McKean County (PA). Established by Drs. Ashok and Yogini Kothari.

MildredMillimanMildred Milliman Fund
Annual grants benefit 34 national and local charities, including Olean General Hospital. Established by Mildred Milliman.

 

 

 

Roger S. Niemic Memorial Fund
Established in memory of Roger S. Niemic of Charlotte, NC and a native of Erie, PA, this fund will provide grants annually to support the research and cure of juvenile diabetes through organizations such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and/or local chapters of JDRF such as the Western Pennsylvania Chapter and the Greater Western North Carolinas Chapter. Roger had juvenile diabetes since childhood, but managed his illness and led a full, productive and happy life. He died March 27, 2017 at age 55 after a very brief illness. He was a brother to Karen Niemic Buchheit, Tim Niemic, Terri (Niemic) Warras and Doug Niemic and was the son of Stan Niemic and Pat Niemic.

Jim and Gail Olson Mercy Flight Fund
Grants support Mercy Flight WNY. Established by Gail Olson. Read more

Luella Potter Endowment Fund
Supports the Southern Tier Catholic School System. Established by a group of parents of children attending STCS to honor teacher Luella Potter for her years of dedication and service as a teacher.

Barby Ried Social Fund
The fund is established to provide grants of  to SubCon, a division of the ReHabilitation Center Inc. for holiday/social/entertainment activities/events for SubCon clients to enhance their working experience. Established in memory of Barby Ried.

 

Lewis and Doris Reisner

Doris Reisner Endowment Fund
Provides annual grants to 10 local and national charities. Established by Doris Reisner.

Lewis & Doris Reisner Endowment Fund
Supports Olean General Hospital. Established by Doris Reisner in memory of her husband, Dr. Lewis C. Reisner.

Walt & Ruth Reisner Endowment Fund
This fund supports an annual scholarship, Olean High School Walter L. Reisner Unsung Lineman Award, for an Olean High School football letter winner. The remaining distribution is split as follows: 75% to Olean General Hospital Foundation for Emergency Medical Services or Obstetrics and 25% to Southern Tier Health Care System. Established in memory of Walter Reisner.

St. John Church Endowment Fund
Supports the church’s projects. Established by parishioners of St. John’s Church.

St. Mary of the Angels Future Fund
Supports the church’s projects. Established by parishioners of St. Mary of the Angels Church.

Vergil Sutter Memorial Fund
Supports the St. Bonaventure University men’s basketball team and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Kay & Oliver Williams/Rushford Endowment Fund
Provides annual grants to eight charities in the Rushford area. Established by Oliver Williams.

Paul and Mary Lou Wood Foundation Fund
Provides annual grants to St. Bonaventure University, Franciscan Center for Social Concern at St. Bonaventure University, St. Mary of the Angels Church and Olean General Hospital. Established by Paul and Mary Lou Wood.

Yehl Family Endowment
Makes annual grants to World Vision and Samaritan’s Purse, organizations that aid the needy around the world suffering from hunger, homelessness, natural disasters, etc. Established by Stephen Yehl.