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PeoplesBank Contributes $950,000 to Support Education in the Community

February 15, 2018

PeoplesBank recently gathered representatives of seventy organizations throughout South Central Pennsylvania in the York County Agricultural and Industrial Museum to present them with checks totaling $950,000. These funds represent contributions made by PeoplesBank through Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.

“We are delighted to have increased our funding through the EITC program this year, which has allowed us to support more local organizations as they focus on improving the educational programs throughout our community,” said Larry J. Miller, Executive Chair of the company. “We are dedicated to investing in the future of our youth and this is an excellent opportunity for us to give back to the communities we serve in South Central Pennsylvania.“ Since the start of this program, PeoplesBank has dedicated over $6.4 million to help fund these exceptional programs.

The 70 organizations who received funding are listed below:

ACSI Children’s Tuition Fund
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of York County
Boy Scouts of America – New Birth of Freedom
Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster
Childrens Home of York
Christian School of York
Cleve J. Fredricksen Library Association
Creative York
Crispus Attucks Association, Inc.
Cultural Alliance of York County
Donegal School District Education Foundation
DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre
Eagle Foundation
Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation
Hanover Area Family YMCA
Hanover Foundation for Excellence in Education, Inc.
Harrisburg Academy
Hempfield Foundation
House of Hope – York, PA
Jewish Community Center of York Pennsylvania
Joseph T. Simpson Public Library
Junior Achievement of South Central PA
Lancaster Education Foundation
Lancaster Family YMCA
Lancaster Science Factory
Leg Up Farm, Inc.
Logos Academy
Luthercare
Manheim Central Foundation for Educational Enrichment
Manheim Township Educational Foundation
Masonic Villages of the Grand Lodge of PA
Penn Manor School District Education Foundation
Pennsylvania State University Philanthropic Fund
Polar Bear Foundation
Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center
South Eastern Community Education Foundation
South Western Education Foundation
Southern York County School District Foundation
Spanish American Civic Association
St. John the Baptist
St. Joseph School – Mechanicsburg
St. Joseph School Dallastown
Steam Into History, Inc.
Susan Byrnes Health Education Center
Susquehanna Waldorff School
The Appell Center for the Performing Arts
The ARC of York County
The Belmont Theatre
The Columbia Education Foundation
The Foundation for the West York Area School District, Inc.
The Janus School
The Lion Foundation Camp Hill School District
The Salvation Army, York PA
The Wildcat Foundation
United Way of York County
Water Street Ministries
West Shore Foundation
WITF
YMCA of York and York County
York Academy Foundation
York Catholic
York College of PA
York County History Center
York County Library System
York Day Nursery and Kindergarten, Inc.
York Suburban Education Foundation
York Symphony Orchestra
YWCA of Hanover
YWCA of Lancaster
YWCA York

With assets in excess of $1.6 billion, PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc., the largest independent financial institution headquartered in York County, Pennsylvania. PeoplesBank offers a full range of consumer, business, wealth management, and mortgage services at financial centers located in communities throughout South Central Pennsylvania and Central Maryland.

About the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program

Established in 2001, the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program provides incentives to businesses and non-profit entities for the purpose of developing and funding innovative educational programs. Innovative educational programs are defined as programs that are not part of the regular academic program of a public school but that enhance the curriculum or academic program of the public school. Funds may also be used to provide tuition to eligible students to attend a school participating in the program.

 

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