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Pennsylvania Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget includes investments to early learning and spending plan for federal funds

July 8, 2019

  Governor Tom Wolf signed a budget last week that included the following: Increased Pre-K Counts investment: $25 million Increased investment in Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program: $5 million Increased investment in home visiting programs: $5 million Decreased state investments in Child Care Services and Child Care Assistance from fiscal year ’18-’19: -$36 million Allocation […]

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Community Services for Children welcomes Lauren Sorrentino to Board of Directors

June 28, 2019

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome Attorney Lauren Sorrentino to its Board of Directors. Sorrentino, of Allentown, is a member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and chair of its Pennsylvania Matrimonial & Family Law Practice Group. Her practice covers all areas of family law, including divorce, equitable distribution, child custody, child support, […]

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CSC’s Donley Awards recognize individuals, organizations that advocate for children in Lehigh Valley

April 24, 2019

J.B. Reilly, Donald J. Bernhard and Communities in Schools will be honored at CSC’s annual Children’s Ball on Oct. 4 ALLENTOWN – Community Services for Children is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the Inez and Edward Donley Award for Children’s Advocacy, presented annually to individuals and organizations who have significantly improved the quality […]

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Community Services for Children welcomes Christopher Hunt, Kim Capers to Board of Directors

April 5, 2019

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome Kim Capers and Christopher Hunt to its board of directors. Hunt is assistant vice president and dean of students at Lafayette College. Prior to assuming this role in July, he was the college’s dean of equity and inclusion, responsible for the oversight of a wide array of […]

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Air Products funds summer programming at Learning Hub – City Center

March 20, 2019

Community Services for Children (CSC) is pleased to announce it will be expanding educational programming this summer at the Learning Hub – City Center thanks to the generous commitment of Air Products to the children and families in our community. Summer Start is a partnership between CSC and WLVT/PBS39 (PBS39) to provide summer education services […]

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Summer Start — new learning partnership between CSC, WLVT/PBS39 — made possible by Air Products’ generosity

March 11, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY   Contact: Celeste Voyer – Director, PR & Fundraising 610-437-6000, ext. 2101; cvoyer@cscinc.org Bevin Theodore – Communications Manager 610-437-6000 ext. 2112: btheodore@cscinc.org   WHO: Community Service for Children, Inc. (CSC)   WHAT: Announcement of the new Summer Start program beginning in July 2019 at The Learning Hub – City Center. Summer Start, made […]

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UGI supports Literacy/Technology Lab through EITC funding

December 12, 2018

UGI recently awarded Community Services for Children (CSC) $3,000 to support our Literacy Technology Labs for preschoolers. The grant was made through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, which provides tax credits to qualifying businesses in exchange for donations to nonprofits. CSC is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as […]

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Community Services for Children welcomes Matthew Yencha as VP of Business Development and Operations

December 12, 2018

Community Services for Children is pleased to welcome Matthew Yencha to the organization as the vice president of business development and operations. Yencha, who joined CSC on Dec. 3, will manage agency-wide strategic development of new business and expansions of programs and facilities. Yencha most recently worked for Skepton Construction, Inc. as the executive director […]

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PPL Electric Utilities supports Literacy/Techology Labs, scholarships for CSC’s preschoolers

December 5, 2018

PPL Electric Utilities has awarded two additional $25,000 Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) grants to Community Services for Children (CSC) to support pre-K scholarships for at-risk children and the innovative Literacy Technology Labs. CSC’s Pre-K Scholarship Organization (PKSO) program provides high-quality early education for up to 50 children annually. These children are from families would […]

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Community Services for Children welcomes John Rosario to Board of Directors

December 5, 2018

Community Services for Children is honored to welcome John Rosario to the Board of Directors. Rosario, who has a long history of giving back to the community, is already familiar with CSC’s mission, through his involvement with the golf committee. Rosario, of Allentown, is the owner of B&R Enterprises, a tax preparation and real estate […]

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