Early childhood education: 19 days of donation



Traditions Bank appreciates ALL non-profit organizations that provide child care services to local families or administer child care support services in our communities. During our 19th anniversary month, we are proud to spotlight and donate to 16 organizations that are doing this important work in our areas of service.

This week, we highlighted organizations creating and implementing essential workforce development programs, preparing both students and adults for the future. Each of the four organizations below received $ 1000 as a thank you for their efforts and for honoring our clients.

Donation day # 6 & 10

Child care counselors

Mission: Child Care Consultants ensures that all families have access to affordable, high-quality child care choices that lead to success in school and in life.

“A local family, who works hard to provide for their children, needed help paying for child care. They asked Child Care Works, through Child Care Consultants, to help them. Pay for child care Their application was denied because they were over income limits Applications can be denied if the family has only a dollar more than the required income This family was in desperate need of help because both parents were working full time and they needed reliable and quality child care for their two children. They did not want to quit their jobs and push their families further into financial hardship and poverty. The Resource Department and referrals from the childcare counselors stepped in to provide further assistance. Contact with others is that offering scholarships to help families pay for care when our private scholarship funds were depleted. The CCC was able to find a daycare center that met the needs of families and would accept scholarships. The CCC helps families, regardless of their income level, find quality child care providers and also connects with other sources to help cover child care costs if the family does not. is not eligible for Child Care Works. ”

These donations support grants to local families to help them afford quality child care and for referral services to help local families find child care.

Donation day # 7

Penn cares

PennCares provides early childhood services to children in York, Adams, Franklin and Fulton counties. These services include child development groups, preschool programs and early intervention. Early Intervention is a free program that provides therapy to children from birth to age 3 in their natural environment.

“Grayson receives speech therapy from PennCares for delayed speech and language development. Since July 2021, Diane has been working with Grayson as a speech therapist. Here are some comments from Grayson’s mom: “Working with Diane has been great. Grayson is excited when she arrives. She was kind and caring to Grayson and our whole family. She includes us in her sessions and gave my husband and I tips on how to work with Grayson. He is now able to communicate his basic needs, and now we can actually talk to him. ”

Donation day # 8

Lancaster County United Way

Lancaster County United Way continues to support children and early learning service providers. The pandemic has not thwarted our vision and goal to deliver locally. Over the past year, United Way of Lancaster County has invested nearly $ 550,000 to help change the conditions for early learning by leading a comprehensive approach to increasing enrollment in early learning centers, helping small home centers to become certified educators and helping families with developmental delays.

Donation day # 9

The Joshua group

For more than 20 years, the Joshua Group has served at-risk youth in Harrisburg. The Joshua Group offers programming that meets the educational and social needs of the city’s economically disadvantaged youth of all ages. They believe education is the anti-poverty program that works, so the goals and objectives of the J Crew After School Program and the Summer Learning Program focus exclusively on education, including l ‘increased student attendance, improved academic performance, closure of existing reading and math classes. gaps, reducing behavioral benchmarks and helping each student to maximize academic performance.

We continue our 19 Days of Giving next week with a focus on nonprofits working in Financial literacy.

Find out how we work in partnership with our community, ‘Beyond Banking’


York Traditions Bank published this content on October 16, 2021 and is solely responsible for the information it contains. Distributed by Public, unedited and unmodified, on October 16, 2021 05:31:02 PM UTC.



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