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CSFP and Art-Reach Team Up to Bring More Cultural Experiences to Families

May 13, 2015

We are pleased to announce that CSFP will now expand this initiative through a new, unique partnership with Art-Reach. Together, CSFP and Art-Reach are planning several fun, family-oriented cultural outings for current CSFP scholarship recipients at greatly-reduced admission fees.

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CSFP Welcomes Patrick J. Burke, Gerardo Monroy, and Joffie C. Pittman to Board of Directors

May 11, 2015

CSFP is delighted to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Patrick J. Burke, Investment Officer, Mill Creek Capital Advisors, LLC; Gerardo Monroy, President, Colonial Penn Life Insurance; and Joffie C. Pittman, Deputy Counsel of Labor & Employment, Philadelphia Housing Authority. These three area leaders bring a wealth of knowledge…

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CSFP Board Member Mr. William Sasso Honored as Philadelphia Business Journal Outstanding Director 2015

Apr 24, 2015

Early in 2015, Mr. William Sasso was honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal as an Outstanding Director 2015 for his work with Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP). A founding Board Member of CSFP, Mr. Sasso has provided strategic leadership for our organization for more than fourteen years. CSFP is deeply grateful for Mr. Sasso’s generosity…

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New Parent Workshop and School Fair

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Gesu School

On April 11, CSFP hosted our annual New Parent Workshop and School Fair for families of children who were recently selected from our random scholarship lottery. Parents/guardians had the opportunity to learn more about CSFP’s scholarship process and the 185 schools CSFP partners with, in addition to receiving one-on-one assistance with completing paperwork necessary to…

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CSFP Lottery Day Celebration Brings Over 100 to Navy Yard

Mar 13, 2015

On March 12, CSFP hosted over 100 volunteers, supporters, and friends at Franklin Square Capital Partners’ brand new headquarters in the Navy Yard to deliver some great news to low-income Philadelphia families. CSFP selected 2,000 new four-year scholarship winners from its random lottery. This means that 2,000 more K-8th grade low-income children will gain financial…

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Weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Draws Over 1,300

Mar 10, 2015

On Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, CSFP hosted its 10th and largest Weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Over 1,300 scholarship recipients and their family members joined CSFP in a visit to the Academy and toured the collection and special exhibits throughout the day. This popular cultural outing is…

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CSL Behring to Provide $80,000 in Scholarship Funding For Low – Income Students in Philadelphia Area

Mar 9, 2015

Company and Employees Cultivate a Culture of Giving, Including Partnering with Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia

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