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Welcome to Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania

At Kids' Chance of Pennsylvania, we're dedicated to helping our kids who need it most - those who need assistance for college or vocational education because a parent was killed or injured in a work-related accident. Please help us fulfill our mission by donating to our organization or becoming a partner today! To see what difference you can make, read what past scholarship recipients had to say about Kids' Chance.

Are you one of PA's "kids"? Find out if you are eligible and get started now!

  • Kids' Chance of PA 5/10 K Walk/Run

    2014 Walk/Run logo.College loan debt has reached an all-time high. The government is passing new legislation intended to combat the issue, but the problem still remains: Many students cannot obtain a college education without the help of scholarships. Now is the time to take action. Put on the Kids’ Chance of PA 2014 Walk/Run T-shirt and join us in support of Kids' Chance Scholarships.

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  • 9th Annual Golf Outing a Success!

    Golf ball on tee with Kids' Chance logo

    It was a stunning day on Sunday, June 1 for the Kids’ Chance of Pennsylvania 9th Annual Golf Outing. Green grass and blue skies greeted a record number of golfers who participated in a great round of golf to support the educational dreams of the children.

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  • Central PA iDay Scholarship

    Doug Tierney receives a check from Central PA iDayEach year Central PA iDay presents a scholarship. For 2013, our Scholarship Award went to Kids' Chance. Doug Tierney, a member of the board, received the check. Central PA iDay is a current sophomore partner for KCPA.

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  • Nova Care Wins Corporate Challenge

    Nova Care employees holding their trophy
    Nova Care receives the corporate challenge trophy in Pittsburgh
  • John McTiernan with Scholarship Recipient

    John McTiernan, Board Member, poses with Hanna, a student scholarship recipient and her mother.
    John McTiernan, Board Member, poses with Hanna, a student scholarship recipient and her mother
  • Premier Comp Solutions Presents Check to Kids’ Chance of PA

    Premier Comp Solutions presents a check to Kids' Chance for their Diamond Sponsorship.
    Premier Comp Solutions presents a check to Kids' Chance for their Diamond Sponsorship
  • Mike Ness Presents Check to Kids’ Chance of PA

    Mike Ness presents a check to Matthew Dishner

    Mike Ness, President of Compass Rehab Services and Treasurer of Kids’ Chance of PA (left), presents a check to Matthew Dishner, Commercial Account Executive with Gunn-Mowery and Member of the Kids’ Chance of PA Board of Directors. Kids’ Chance offers education assistance to children of injured workers, and it was the charity chosen to benefit from this year’s Annual Ray Ness Memorial Golf Outing. Over its 22-year history, the Ness family has raised $95,000 for local charities through this event.

  • A Scholarship Recipient's Story

    Photo of Jessica LevyStudents benefit from scholarships through Kids' Chance of PA. We help them to realize their educational dreams, empowering them to go out and change the world. Read about one scholarship recipient's story and how getting a scholarship from Kids' Chance has helped her.

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  • Kids’ Chance of Pennsylvania Surpasses $1,000,000 in Scholarship Awards for Children of Pennsylvania Workers

    Unique Scholarship Program Targets Students in Need Due to Parents’ Catastrophic Work-Related Circumstances

    Pottstown, Pa. (November 1, 2012) – Kids’ Chance of Pennsylvania, Inc. recently announced that with the scholarships it awarded to students for the 2012-2013 academic year, it has surpassed the $1 million mark in total support since its inception in 1997. Kids’ Chance of PA, (www.kidschanceofpa.org), is a non-profit organization which provides scholarship grants for college and vocational education to children of Pennsylvania workers who have been killed or seriously injured in a work-related accident.

    This milestone was met after 48 scholarships totaling $145,000 were awarded to students for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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  • Kids’ Chance of Pennsylvania 2013 Walk/Run

    A special thank you to the participants, sponsors and volunteers who made our 2013 5/10K Walk/Run Events such a success.

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  • Kids' Chance Scholar Spotlight

    Photo of Rachel, a Kids' Chance Scholarship recipient
    I am so grateful to Kids’ Chance and The Hoover Rehabilitation Services for helping me pursue my college aspirations. This scholarship is going to help me pay for my expenses at The University of Pittsburgh. I am currently a junior at The University of Pittsburgh studying psychology and anthropology. For the past two years I received a scholarship from Kid’s Chance of PA. I would like to thank Kid’s Chance for their continued generosity and express my appreciation for their help for my education.Right quote

    Rachel, University of Pittsburgh