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Our purpose
The Parkland School District Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt organization whose primary goal is to raise funds to promote, enhance, and supplement the educational and co-curricular programs for the benefit of students and staff in the Parkland School District in order to preserve a tradition of excellence and help build the dreams of children in our community. 

What is it?
The Parkland School District Education Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization that exists to raise money and in-kind contributions for the benefit of students, curriculum, and facilities.

How are we funded?
Tax deductible donations are accepted from:

Caring individuals
Area businesses
Service clubs

Examples of funded items
Examples of funded items may be in the form of “Celebrate Innovation” grants that PSD staff can apply for and that are designed to enrich the curriculum, benefit a wide range of students, staff or community members, have measurable educational benefits, and are financially sound.  Other funded projects may include facility improvements, new technology purchases, professional development opportunities for staff, K-12 learning/enrichment opportunities, summer learning camps, and scholarships for graduating seniors.

Other ways that the community may offer support of the Parkland School District is in the way of sponsoring events, activities or facilities.  Sponsors may choose to sponsor  National Teacher Appreciation Week gifts/breakfast, Professional Development seminars, senior citizen adult education classes and concerts, teacher reader’s club annual event, annual school volunteer appreciation luncheon, graduation at Stabler Arena, PSD retiree dinner, and more.  Advertising space in the District’s newsletter and calendar is also available.  Naming school facilities and signage in the districts’ facilities is also available.   For more information, please contact the District’s Office of Community Relations at (610)351-5630.

How You Can Help

Contact Nicole McGalla, Parkland’s Director of Community Relations & Development and District Liaison to the Foundation at (610)351-5630 or any of our Board of Directors for more information or to get involved. 

Board of Directors
Joseph Goll, President
Frank Mitman, Vice President
Dr. Kimberly Corba, Secretary
Rudy Amelio
Samantha Coleman
Anne Davis
Ed Davis
Sandeep Dhareshwar
Brian Everett
Sandi Gackenbach
Dr. Sam Ghosh
Syman Hirsch    
David Kunkel
Karen Pfeiffer
Dale Reitz           
Bob Roth

Contact Information:

Parkland Education Foundation
Kate Johnson Kareha, PHS ‘03
Executive Director
1210 Springhouse Road
Allentown PA 18104

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