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PNC Matching Donations to Pre-K Classrooms

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PNC and, an online charity that connects individual donors with classrooms in need, have teamed up to help teachers obtain quality resources and experiences for students in public pre-K, public charter and Head Start classrooms across the country.

PNC: Alliance with Donors Choose Benefits Thousands of Pre-K Children

Fall match offer doubles impact of donations to eligible Pre-K and Head Start projects.

After her pre-K students were dismissed for the day, Saphronie Harrell and her fellow pre-K teachers at Barnaby Manor Elementary School in Oxon Hill, MD, were asked to gather for a meeting with the school’s principal. But, when a PNC team arrived in the classroom bringing balloons, flowers, gifts, a photographer and a video crew, shock turned to tears when Ms. Harrell found out she was a PNC Grow Up Great® / “Teacher Hero.”

Help Classrooms Across the U.S. Win Up to $5,000 to Tell Their Story


We at AT&T are continually inspired by the next generation of digital storytellers – the teachers and students who are using the power of technology to create engaging, innovative and compelling classroom projects.

Over the last 6 weeks, we’ve watched as teachers and students from across the country – 46 states to be exact – submitted their projects to the AT&T Digital Storytelling Challenge Presented by and AT&T Want Teachers to Submit Tech Ideas That Help Students Tell Stories

By Nicole Anderson, AVP of Social Innovation at AT&T and President of the AT&T Foundation,

A podcast that empowers students to deliver local news to their community. Technology to host a blog for elementary school English language learners and their families. A year-long mobile video documentary about the benefits of therapy dogs for students with special needs.

These are just a few of the digital storytelling-focused projects that teachers have submitted for funding on The platform makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need.

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