Patriot made a $400 donation to the Chambersburg Hispanic American Center (CHAC), in support of their 2016 Harvest Festival held on September 18 at Memorial Park in Chambersburg. More than 1,000 people attended the event which helped raise funds to support CHAC essential services to the local Hispanic in Chambersburg and surrounding areas.
CHAC’s main goals are to inform and educate and seeks to integrate Latinos, both temporary and permanent residents, into the local community and help them to improve the quality of their lives. CHAC offers free translation, interpretation, referral and case management services to all low-to-moderate income individuals, regardless of their ethnicity. In 2015 there were more than 1,300 visits by more than 400 different individuals, seeking help from CHAC.