Rutter’s Donates $60,000 to Pre-K EITC Organizations

Money raised will benefit scholarship funding for children in Pennsylvania’s Blair County.
August 18, 2017

YORK, Pa. – To continue Rutter’s record charitable giving efforts, the convenience retailer donated $60,000 of their Pre-K EITC funding to three organizations in the Duncansville, Pennsylvania, area. Each of the donations will be used to provide scholarship funding for children.

The following organizations received checks during Rutter’s Grand Opening of its Duncansville store:

  • Penn-Mont Academy received a $25,000 donation. Penn-Mont Academy caters their children’s learning experience to each individual child’s periods of interest.
  • Second Century Scholarship Fund received a $25,000 donation. The Second-Century Scholarship Fund is a part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown and uses donations to assist students attending Catholic Schools in Blair County.
  • Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation received a donation of $10,000. The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation uses donations to have more than 60 scholarships available to students.

“At Rutter’s, we strive to give back to the local community in as many ways as we can. We are excited to provide scholarship support to children through donations to three well-deserving organizations in a new market that has welcomed us into their community,” said Derek Gaskins, chief customer officer, at Rutter’s.

With roots dating back to 1747, Rutter’s 270-year history makes it the oldest vertically-integrated food company in the United States. Rutter’s is currently guided by the family’s third generation of leadership with Scott Hartman as president and CEO, Todd Rutter as president of Rutter’s Dairy, and Tim Rutter as president of M&G Realty.