SHINE Funders

The SHINE Afterschool Program is generously supported by public and private funding. For more information on becoming
a SHINE funding partner, contact Rachel Strucko, Director.

21st Century Community Learning Centers
This program supports the creation of community learning centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. The program helps students meet state and local student standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offers students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs; and offers literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children. Learn more here.
American Bank

American Bank is a state-chartered, FDIC insured, “nationwide” community bank, serving both the local community in Eastern Pennsylvania as well as customers throughout the country from its headquarters in Allentown, PA. You can learn more here.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
Cabot Oil & Gas is an independant company engaged in the development, exploitation andexploration of oil and gas properties exclusively in the continental United Sates. Visit them at

Embassy Bank for the Lehigh Valley
Embassy Bank is a local, full-service bank with a philosophy of "Banking Without Borders." Embassy's products, services and team are designed to offer  solutions for all financial needs. Learn more at

Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank 
Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank strives to serve as the "financial cornerstone of the community" by maintaining a status as a truly independent bank and through the development, sale and servicing of high quality financial services and products. Learn more at
Kovatch / KME

KME is a true sole source manufacturer of high quality, custom fire apparatus serving communities across the USA. Visit them at

Lackawanna Insurance Group

Headquartered in Wilkes Barre, PA, Lackawanna Insurance Group has been writing workers’ compensation business exclusively in PA for over 75 years. Learn more at

Luzerne Foundation

The Luzerne Foundation works to enhance the lives of Luzerne County residents by evaluating and addressing community needs through strategic grantmaking, promoting responsible philanthropy, and connecting donors to causes that matter to them. Visit their website at

Mauch Chunk Trust
Mauch Chunk Trust is the leading independent provider of community banking services and strives to deliver convenient, personalized community banking services. Visit them at
Neffs National Bank

Neffs National Bank is an independent community bank with a long tradition of quality customer service.  Individuals and businesses continue to contribute to promoting community-oriented, independently-operated banking with Neffs National Bank. Visit their website at

Omnova Solutions is a global manufacturer of specialty chemicals. The Omnova Foundation  provides community funding with a special focus on educationLearn more at their website

PPL Electric Utilities
PPL serves nearly 1.5 million customers and maintains nearly 50,000 miles of of power lines in Central and Eastern PA. Learn more at

Quakertown NationalBank 
Quakertown National Bank is a full-service community bank that providing  exceptional personalized banking services to individuals and businesses since 1877. More information  is available at

UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers throughout Pennsylvania and in Maryland. Visit for more information.

United Way

United Way  is a nonprofit organization that works through local  offices throughout the country to pool efforts in fundraising and support. United Way's focus is to identify and resolve pressing community issues and to make measurable changes in communities through partnerships. The main areas of United Way's focus are education, income and health. Learn more at