Founded by their five children to support Advocates for Homeless Families, All Saints Episcopal Church, and Rotary Club of Frederick, specifically to honor veterans.
Clyde and Olga Roney were active members of the Frederick community, involved in numerous church activities and civic endeavors. They were both long-time members of All Saints Episcopal Church. Mrs. Roney was an altar guild member and church school teacher. She served as a member and the treasurer of Maryland Episcopal Women. In addition, she was the treasurer of the Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for 18 years and earned special recognition for more than 10,000 hours of service to the Hospital. Mr. Roney was a past Rotary and Chamber of Commerce president. He served as a City of Frederick Alderman. He was active with the YMCA. He owned and operated Roney Motor Company for some 50 years. In memory of the Roneys’ outstanding service to the community, their five children established The Clyde and Olga Roney Fund to continue supporting worthy charitable causes throughout Frederick County in the Roney name.