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23rd Annual Communities of Salt and Light Awards Dinner

Thursday, April 20, 2023  6:00 PM  @ Stratigos Banquet Centre

To purchase tickets and sponsorships, make a donation or bid on auction items, please visit the event site.

Visit the Event Site 🗗Download Sponsorship Form

Please contact Heather Rady, Director of Community Relations and Special Events, at 724-837-1840 for questions or additional information.


"You are the salt of the earth... You are the light of the world."

Since 1998, the event has netted more than $1 million dollars to help nearly 9,000 individuals and families in the four counties served by the diocese — Armstrong, Fayette, Indiana, and Westmoreland.

 2023 Award Winners

Gerald “Jerry” Wilcox
Kindness Closet
St. Edward Parish, Herminie
Lifetime Achievement Award
Msgr. Raymond E. Riffle

 Past Award Recipients

​Communities of Salt and Light award recipients are listed below in the categories of humanitarianism, philanthropy, outstanding human service organization, and lifetime achievement.
expand Award : Humanitarianism ‎(22)
expand Award : Lifetime Achievement Awards ‎(3)
expand Award : Outstanding Human Service Organization ‎(14)
expand Award : Philanthropy ‎(21)
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