New Report: Employing and Engaging Families with Young Children, 2024

Investments in Caring PA Awards

When businesses invest in child care, they see results. Parents who have access to high-quality care are more productive, and businesses that offer child care and family-friendly policies are better able to attract and retain talent.

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Investments In Caring

Celebrating Employers Who Demonstrate Excellence and Innovation to Support Families and Children

The Early Learning Investment Commission understands how important private-sector actions and investments are to support working families and child care. Each year, we celebrate PA employers that demonstrate excellent and innovative child care practices that support working families.

2022 Investments in Caring PA awards were given to:

  • The ABK Collaborative
  • York County Early Childhood Education Awards
  • PA State Representative, Mark Longietti

2021 Investments in Caring PA awards were given to:

  • Benco Dental of Pittston
  • Computer Aid Inc. of Allentown
  • NPC Inc. of Claysburg
  • Evangelical Community Hospital of Lewisburg

Partners in the ABK Collaborative come together with children from the child care center to accept their Response in Caring Award (2022).

Members of Evangelical Community Hospital & The Miller Center accept their Response in Caring award (2021).

PA ELIC Exec. Director, Andrea Heberlein and ELIC co-chair, Tom Foley present Rep. Mark Longietti with the Legislative in Caring award (2022).

Families need quality child care to work. Employers need quality child care to ensure their workforce needs are met.

To learn how your business can join the movement to invest in caring, contact the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission at