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Pre-K Scholarship will help Milford mom

Updated: Aug 4, 2020

MILFORD - A single mother received help paying for her son’s preschool tuition with funding from Greater Pike Community Foundation. Justin Ross, age 3, received a pre-kindergarten scholarship for full tuition at Green Trees Early Learning Center in Milford.

Jessica Ross, a registered nurse, said she was “grateful and appreciative,” because she has been supporting her family solely. When she learned about the help, Ross was almost in tears. She thanks the Greater Pike Community Foundation and the donors who helped.”

Contributions from The Dime Bank and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development made the scholarships possible.

Greater Pike Community Foundation enables individuals, families and local businesses to maximize their charitable support through organized, targeted, long-term community philanthropy. The Foundation provides a permanent and personal way to give

back to the region who have worked so hard to nurture and maintain. For information about establishing a fund, or to discuss how to realize one’s charitable goals, contact Jenni Hamill, Executive Director: jennihamill@greaterpike.org or 570-832-4686.

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