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2 COOKIE CARE PACKAGES Send your college student (or another special someone) a cookie care package from Julie's Chocolate Chips! You get 2 care packages that contain 15 cookies each, individually sealed, and sent via UPS 2-day to maintain freshness. Shipped to states East of the Mississippi only...
ArtStart 2020 POP-UP AUCTION HAS BEGUN! In lieu of a full silent auction at ArtStart 2020, we have chosen a few outstanding items to feature on Facebook and by email in order to satisfy your auction-bidding cravings. There is something for every budget! Here are the rules: Start checking PIC's...
A monthly message by Deb Green This year, holding onto gratitude feels more important than ever. As we approach the season of giving thanks, I am so grateful for this community. I am thankful for our… TEACHERS who we are doing heroic work during this extraordinary time. Through their own anxiety...
We present to you: Betsi and Harold Closter George and Nancy Shashaty Barbara and Albert Todd in honor of PIC Board member Naesha Millwood Thank you to these generous sponsors for their contributions to our tuition assistance and teacher support funds. Their gifts will go twice as far with our...
Top 7 Reasons to BUY TICKETS NOW! 7. Relax on your couch instead of trying to make your way through a crowded chapel to get to the appetizers. 6. Applaud PIC Teachers for their heroic work during this extraordinary time 5. Watch children CREATE their masterpieces. 4. Get a 4-pack from Yards Brewing...
The story of PIC from March - October 2020.
First and foremost, PIC is an organization and a strong community of individuals who believe that Black. Lives. Matter. This moment in time and the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement requires all of us to make a commitment; a commitment to revisit our values as an organization and how we...
Message from Deb Green We recently learned of the tragic death of a former PIC enrolled child, Devon Joseph. We mourn with his family and the teachers that cared for him. We remember Devon as a sweet and kind little boy and his death is unfathomable. PIC has always had the word "parent" in our name...
a message from Executive Director Deb Green October 27, 2020 Hello PIC Families, I am writing to once again to voice concern about the violence taking place in our community and the continuing issue of how police force is used. Today, we grieve along with our community for the loss of another Black...
In August, full virtual learning became a very real possibility in Philadelphia. We immediately knew families would need our help. How would parents work full time and help their kindergartner on a computer? How would young children manage when they couldn’t read yet? We knew we had to do something...