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Pre-K Scholarships

As an approved Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization (PKSO) by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (PA DCED), the United Way received tax credits from eligible businesses in the form of Pre-K scholarships to help eligible families send their children to quality early learning centers.

Number of Pre-K Children Served By County as of May, 2018So far this year, 145 scholarships totaling more than $270,000 have been awarded for the 2017/18 school year across five counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Pre-Kindergarten Program Partners include:

  • Ages and Stages
  • Beach Lake United Methodist Preschool
  • Bright Horizons
  • Central United Methodist Preschool
  • Day Nursery Association
  • Discovery MI Preschool
  • Freckles & Frills 
  • Fricchione Center
  • Greater Carbondale YMCA
  • Greater Scranton YMCA
  • Helping Hands Learning Center
  • Jewish Community Center
  • Karen Corrigan’s Child Care
  • North Pocono Preschool
  • St. Dominic’s Academy
  • Tiny Tots
  • United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA 

Thank you!Employers of Families Receiving Pre-K Scholarship Help

  • Allied Services
  • Bank of America
  • Cigna
  • City of Scranton
  • Commonwealth Health
  • Community Bank, N.A.
  • Delta Medix
  • The Dime Bank
  • Fidelity Bank
  • Geisinger
  • Gertrude Hawk Chocolates
  • HarperCollins
  • Hotel Wayne
  • IBEW Local #81
  • The Jewish Home of Eastern PA
  • Lackawanna College
  • Lackawanna County
  • Marywood University
  • McDonald’s
  • McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates
  • Quadrant EPP
  • Schott Glass
  • Scranton Primary Health Care Center
  • SCI Waymart
  • TMG Health, A Cognizant Company
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot
  • Toyota of Scranton
  • Trane
  • UPS
  • United States Army
  • Walmart
  • Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • Western Wayne School District