People’s Security Bank & Trust Donates Over $900,000 to Local Organizations

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Through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, Peoples Security Bank & Trust (PSBT) has been able to donate over $900,000 to private schools, scholarship organizations, pre-kindergartens, school districts, universities, and other non-profit organizations during 2023. The EITC Program allows businesses the opportunity to support local organizations by reallocating a portion of their tax dollars for donation purposes through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

The donations were used to fund scholarship programs, educational supplies, school grants, and innovative educational programs. Eighty-two organizations throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley have benefitted from these allocated funds. Since 2015, PSBT has donated over $6 million through the EITC program.

“It is part of our responsibility to give back to our local communities. Through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program, we have an opportunity each year to make advances in student education that will last a lifetime. Receiving a quality education leads to our communities becoming more cultivating, vibrant, and inclusive,” says Jeffrey Drobins, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer.