The Dime Bank Donated $31,000 for Scholarship Opportunities

The Dime Bank donated $31,000 through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to various educational institutions for scholarship opportunities: $18,000 was donated to Penngift Foundation of which $9,500 was allocated for St. Dominic’s Academy for their pre-k through 8th grade programs, $6,000 was allocated to Canaan Christian Academy for their elementary and secondary Christian education program scholarships, and $2,500 was allocated to Grace Ridge School to be used for their programs’ tuition assistance; $7,500 was donated to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties to be used for pre-kindergarten program scholarships; $2,000 was donated to Yeshiva Beth Moshe for Scranton Hebrew Day school scholarships for Jewish and secular education; $2,000 was donated to Diocese of Scranton for their Catholic schools tuition assistance program; $1,500 was donated to the Greater Pike Community Foundation to be used for pre-k scholarship opportunities at Center for Developmental Disabilities (CDD) or Green Trees Early Learning Center in Milford, PA.

St. Dominic’s Academy Board Member Jen Suhosky said, “St. Dominic’s Academy in Honesdale, PA is celebrating our 10-year anniversary. We are so grateful to The Dime Bank for helping us achieve this goal by generously donating to the EITC program every year. Many of our students and their families benefit greatly from this program.”