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About Us

Our Purpose

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The Bangor Area School District Educational Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. Founded in the Spring of 1997, the Foundation’s mission is:


  • To support learning for the children and adults of the Bangor Area School District by funding activities and culturally enriching programs, community events, student scholarships, teacher grant projects and academic awards. 
  • To encourage a life long thirst for knowledge, self-improvement, and wisdom. 

  • To make a positive difference in the quality of life for all people in the Bangor Area School district. 

  • To encourage participation in the Foundation for individuals, civic groups, industries, and businesses.


    The goal of the Foundation is to enhance the educational quality of our students and improve the overall community. The Foundation oversees the financial aspect of the various scholarships that are presented to our students each year.  The two largest awards are the Wolf and Trigiani scholarships.



    How are we funded?

    Tax deductible donations are accepted from:


    Caring individuals

    Area businesses

    Service clubs



    Contact Deanna Ruzanski, Executive Director, at 610-730-8408 or  or any of our Board Members for more information or to get involved.

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