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CSFP’s December 2018 Lottery Day Featured on CBS Philly

Dec 18, 2018

On Thursday, December 13th, CSFP staff, volunteers, donors, and host NRG Energy celebrated Lottery Day at Lincoln Financial Field by calling 1,700 Philadelphia families to share some exciting news: their children have been selected to receive partial K-8th grade scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year! CBS Philly captured the joy and surprises live at the…

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Continued Coverage of 2018 CSFP Lottery Day from CBS Philly

Dec 18, 2018

Candace Williams, whose daughter Jade is among the 1,700 Philadelphia students selected in our December 2018 random lottery to receive a partial K-8th grade scholarship, told CBS Philly, “They create leaders, and I know that she’s destined to be a great woman one day and so I’m really grateful.”  

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6abc Action News Highlights CSFP’s Lottery Day Celebration

Dec 18, 2018

“They won the lottery, but this one had nothing to do with PowerBall or Mega Millions; they won an academic scholarship.” 6abc Action News describes the joy of the 1,700 Philadelphia families who learned of their new CSFP scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year during our December 2018 Lottery Day celebration.

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CSFP on iHeartMedia

Oct 14, 2018

Lorraine Ballard Morrill of iHeartMedia featured CSFP ED Heather Frattone on a recent episode of “Philadelphia Community.” Listen to the interview to learn more about our scholarship process and how families can apply. 

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CSFP Scholarships in The Courier Express

Sep 28, 2018

CSFP scholarships provide access for children across Philadelphia to safe, quality K-8th grade schools. The Courier Express shares how families can apply to our random lottery for a chance to win a scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. 

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2,000 New K-8th Grade Scholarships Now Available

Sep 28, 2018

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun covers CSFP’s Citywide Application Launch in this article. In total, CSFP will award 2,000 new scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.  

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Heather Weiss Frattone and PA Selena Brown Discuss 2018 App Launch on NBC10

Sep 11, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) Executive Director Heather Weiss Frattone and Parent Ambassador Selena Brown spread the word about CSFP’s scholarships and Citywide Application Launch on NBC10 Philadelphia. Host Rosemary Connors chatted with Selena about the supportive family environment at her daughter’s school, St. Martin de Porres, and asked Heather to highlight important details of this year’s Application Launch.

For more information about our September 22nd Citywide Application Launch, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/311947046227670/

Applications for School Year 2019-2020 scholarships are open from September 22, 2018 through March 1, 2019; our priority deadline is November 15, 2018.  Apply here: https://www.csfphiladelphia.org/scholarships/apply/

 

 

 

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CSFP Student Highlighted in The Jewish Exponent

Jul 6, 2018

The Jewish Exponent covered CSFP’s annual Student Award Ceremony, and highlighted CSFP 4th-grader Brocha.

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Two CSFP Alumni Highlighted in The Northeast Times

Jun 30, 2018

CSFP alumni Patrick and Peter both won high school senior awards at our annual Student Award Ceremony this past year. Both young men are headed off to college this fall. The Northeast Times caught up with them just after the ceremony.

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The Philadelphia Tribune Describes Highlights from CSFP’s 2018 Student Award Ceremony

Jun 23, 2018

The Philadelphia Tribune describes highlights from CSFP’s 2018 Student Awards Ceremony, including the personal journey of CSFP alumnus Sahir, who will attend Temple University in the fall.  Read the full article here.

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