For many kids a bike means freedom – transportation to the pool on a hot day or to a friend’s house to shoot some hoops. But for the inner city kids who participate in Community Bike Works’ Earn a Bike program, those two-wheels are also a vehicle that unlocks valuable life skills and lessons.
The PPL Foundation’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to support education, workforce development and community revitalization initiatives.
‘Love that Dog,’ Encyclopedia Brown,’ and ‘Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle’ help kids learn over the summer.
Students in Easton High School’s (EHS) Technology Student Association (TSA) built Bella, a fully functioning robot that picks up rings, balls and other items at the beck and call of a student programmer. The students competed with Bella at the 2017 Pennsylvania state TSA competition in April and earned a top-10 finish in the robotics division.
Like most middle school students, the kids in the Motorsports Engineering Club at Lower Macungie Middle School (LMMS) like playing soccer, hanging with friends and, you know, building cars.
PPL Empowering Educators Grant Program Offers Opportunity to Advance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
PPL Corporation, in partnership with PBS39, WITF and WVIA, to award 15 grants to help K-8 teachers fund education al projects such as science fairs, energy conservation projects, renewable energy demonstrations and math competitions.
The PPL Foundation and PPL employees donated more than 25,000 new and gently used books to more than 5,000 students in 21 schools through its Cover to Cover program in June.
PPL’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations focused on improving education, developing the workforce and revitalizing the communities we serve.
New “Cover to Cover” program aims to keep kids on track. Empowering communities where we live and work is just as important, and a new effort we started this year is aimed at some of the youngest members of those cities and towns across central and eastern Pennsylvania.