How KCE’s One Fund helped a family in crisis

Two months after Anthony Vigliotta and his wife, Meredith, welcomed their son Henry into the world last August, they had a sinking feeling that something just wasn’t right. The HRBP and his family quickly sought medical attention. “I’m the oldest of seven kids, so I’ve been around a lot of babies,” said Anthony. Anthony and…

ONE Fund helps Penn. teacher, family rebound from house fire

The North Huntingdon KinderCare center has been a home away from home for Andrea Caulkett since she first brought her oldest, then three-years-old, to the western Pennsylvania center nine years ago. She very much needed that homey feeling last summer after her family’s house was heavily damaged in a fire. Caulkett and her two children…

Employee relief fund helps teacher, family get back on their feet

Prekindergarten teacher Kris O’Brien heard about the ONE Fund, Knowledge Universe’s employee relief fund, a few times in the past year-and-a-half of teaching at the Kemper Road KinderCare in Cincinnati but she didn’t think too much about it. “I thought, ‘that’s an awesome program’: something I hoped I’d never have to use,” she said. Never…

ONE Fund helps teacher after a devastating fire

When teacher Sue Harrison’s home was severely damaged in a fire earlier this year, she wasn’t sure where to turn. At the time the fire occurred, Sue and her boyfriend had been temporarily sharing a home with a friend, so she didn’t have a lease agreement or renter’s insurance. The home was not destroyed in…

ONE Fund helps first employee

This week the ONE Fund cut its first check to support a New Jersey KinderCare teacher who became the sole caregiver for her husband and son when both were diagnosed with cancer. Since her husband’s death two months ago, Janet Ciano faced not only an emotional toll, but some daunting medical bills – and the…

Have you contributed to the ONE fund yet?

Employees around the country will hear about the ONE Fund during Monday’s Professional Development Day. The ONE Fund is a collection of voluntary contributions by employees, for employees in times of need. By contributing to the ONE Fund, each Knowledge Universe employee can help their colleagues when they need it most. Jennifer Robertson, a center…