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.
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Mike Ness Presents Check to Kids’ Chance of PA
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.
Kids’ Chance of Pennsylvania Announces Four New Board Members
Amanda Speakman Katawczik, a three-year Kids’ Chance of PA (KCPA) scholarship recipient, was named ex-officio board member, and is the first scholarship recipient to serve on the KCPA board.
A Scholarship Recipient's Story
Students 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.
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.
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.
Kids' Chance Scholar Spotlight
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.
Rachel, University of Pittsburgh