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Uber, PSPCA bring puppies to businesses

May 21, 2016

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia staff get a nice break to play with puppies from Uber and the PSPCA!

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CSFP on Around the Corner with Generocity

May 16, 2016

CSFP ED Ina Lipman sat down to talk with Generocity.org’s Community Director, Mo Manklang, about our scholarship program and the thousands of children we serve.

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Redirect Taxes to Invest in Our Community’s Future

May 5, 2016

Interested in making a difference in Philadelphia? CSFP Vice President, Development, Nicole G. Tell, Esq., breaks down the nitty gritty of two corporate tax credit programs: EITC and OSTC, in the Spring issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer. Learn how your business can make a highly-leveraged gift, and change the future of our city.

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Colonial Penn Life Insurance Partners with CSFP

Apr 22, 2016

On April 15, Colonial Penn Life Insurance, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, presented a check to CSFP that will provide funding for hundreds of Philadelphia children to attend tuition-based schools.

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Volunteers for Children’s Scholarship Fund Bring Great Joy

Apr 19, 2016

SofterWare employees got the enviable volunteer task of calling families during CSFP’s Lottery Day! Joe Stafford, Evan Doyle, Kathy Piunti and Eleanor Stasio helped called over 2,000 lucky recipients with the happy news: full school scholarships to K-8 students in financial need to a tuition-based school.

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Colonial Penn To Provide Over 300 K-8th Grade Scholarships To Low-income Philadelphia Children

Apr 15, 2016

CSFP is pleased to announce a new partnership with Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, which will bring hundreds of scholarships to Philadelphia K-8th grade students.

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A Choice Question: School Choice and Educational Equity

Mar 29, 2016

James E. Ryan, Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discusses the accessibility of school choice for American families, and how disparate that choice can look. 

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North Philadelphia Mother Wins Lottery Drawing for 3 Scholarships

Mar 15, 2016

Lottery winner Shekilah Jerry, a data entry clerk for the Philadelphia Water Department, joined thousands of others as she celebrated the selection of her three children in last week’s computerized random lottery by Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia. “We were ecstatic,” said Jerry, “We jumped up and screamed, gave each other hugs. This is a great opportunity. It’s wonderful.”

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CSFP and Chapman Auto Stores Visit St. Katherine of Siena

Mar 2, 2016

On February 25, CSFP donor Chapman Auto Stores joined staff for a tour of great partner school, St. Katherine of Siena. Visitors were greeted by students and school staff, and were able to witness firsthand the effects of a CSFP scholarship. The Northeast Times photographed the visit.

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Deadline for Private School Scholarship Applications Is Fast Approaching

Feb 25, 2016

CSFP’s scholarship lottery closes soon. The Jewish Exponent covers our application process and impact on Jewish day schools in the area, in this article. “[CSFP is] a major plus for us, for our families,” said Besie Katz, head of school at Politz Hebrew Academy. “Families for whom sending [their kids] to a Jewish day school is not an option — they struggle and sacrifice for much. It allows them to send children while relieving some of the burden.”

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