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Pioneer’s Grand Carnival to welcome 1,000 children and families, raise more than $40,000 to support nonprofits “Helping Kids be Kids”



WHERE:               

Pioneer Plaza
652 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12211

WHEN:                   

Saturday, September 16
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1,000 children and families will enjoy a fun-filled day, and more than $40,000 in funds will be raised to help Capital Region children in need, when  Pioneer hosts its fourth annual  Grand Carnival on Saturday, September 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pioneer Plaza, 652 Albany Shaker Road in Colonie.

The signature event conducted by the Pioneer Charitable Foundationthe Grand Carnival will feature a wide variety of games and activities, including face painting, pumpkin painting, sand art, caricatures and balloon animals, as well as magic shows, a Kids’ Dance Contest, and entertainment from radio station B95.5 FM.

Over four years, the Grand Carnival has raised more than $115,000 in total, with all funds going to support area nonprofit organizations that serve the health and welfare of children, in line with the foundation’s mission of “Helping Kids be Kids.”

Since its establishment in 2018, Pioneer’s Charitable Foundation has provided more than $1.2 million in support to nearly 400 Capital Region organizations, along with well over 10,000 employee volunteer hours.

The event will provide excellent photo/video and interview opportunities in a highly visual setting. Reporters, photographers and videographers are welcome to attend.

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