The Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation seeks to end hunger and food insecurity in the five-county Philadelphia region and Indian River County, FL.
The Foundation makes grants to support activities that address hunger and food insecurity through direct service programs and/or advocacy efforts.
MOWCC is very grateful for the funds received from The Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation to purchase nutritious meals for our homebound clients in need. http://www.piercefamilyfdn.org
Vanguard Hometown Grants Program provides community grants to nonprofit agencies in the communities near and around where Vanguard operates.
Funded by the Vanguard Group Foundation, the program is run by local Investment Committees made up of crew (employee) volunteers, who select and vet the giving strategies.
Vanguard Hometown Grants Program currently operates out of Vanguard’s Greater Philadelphia, Greater Charlotte, and Greater Phoenix offices.
The Oxford Area Foundation focuses primarily on providing funding to non-profit organizations in Oxford, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.
The foundation supports a variety of non-profit organizations that focus on, but are not limited to: education, the arts, human services, healthcare, youth programs and environment.
OAF has been a generous supporter of the Oxford Chapter of Meals on Wheels.
The Mushroom Festival is an all volunteer organization whose proceeds are distributed to a wide variety of charities and organizations benefiting the residents of Kennett Square and the surrounding communities.
In 2018, the Mushroom Festival provided funds to purchase meals for 37 homebound residents of Avondale and West Grove areas.
The mission of the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation (PCHF) is to Advance the Health and Quality of Life of the People of the Greater Phoenixville area.
PCHF is an avid supporter of our Phoenixville Chapter of Meals on Wheels.
To learn about the many other resources and community efforts that PCHF supports, visit their website by clicking here.
The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF) enhances the health and wellness of area residents, providing education, funding and programs that motivate people to adopt healthy lifestyles.
PAHWF supports the Spring City Chapter of Meals on Wheels serving hot, nutritious lunches to residents living in Spring City and Pottstown areas.
The concept for the annual Kennett Run race originated in early 1989 when Kennett area service clubs joined together to host an event designed to accomplish three major goals:
1. Create a camaraderie among ethnically, economically, and occupationally diverse residents in the Kennett area;
2. Raise funds to promote the general well-being and civic betterment of Kennett area residents;
3. Showcase our beautiful region and draw visitors from various areas.
Kennett Run Charities is a strong supporter of our Avon Grove Chapter of Meals on Wheels which serves nutritious meals to homebound residents of Avondale and West Grove.
The Newcomers Club of Central Chester County (NCCCC) is a social, civic, and charitable organization dedicated to being a resource for women who are new to the area, those experiencing a life change, and those wishing to meet new people and enjoy social and charitable activities.
The Club supports community organizations, like Meals on Wheels, through funds they raise throughout the year.
For more information about this fun, giving club, visit their website at: http://www.newcomerscenchesco.org/home
The Wawa Foundation plays a leading role in hunger relief in the communities Wawa serves.
To achieve this, they support programs that create food access for people in need through partnership with regional suppliers, local food banks and Meals on Wheels.
Standing up in the fight against hunger drives us each and every day. Wawa’s origins as a dairy and establishment as a food retailer compel them to continue this fight…and win.
From their commitment to raising funds for local food banks, to donating product, to piloting programs to ensure food is not wasted, they will continue to fight hunger so no one in Wawa’s communities go hungry.
The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust is a private foundation established by William Wikoff Smith in 1977 to make grants in the Greater Philadelphia region to support basic needs, higher education scholarships, maritime heritage, and medical research primarily for Heart Disease, Cancer and AIDS.
Meeting the challenges of the young and elderly through the direct provision of food, clothing and shelter is the priority of this trust. It makes available basic necessities that are required to sustain life.
The Trustees are pleased to help dedicated, untiring individuals and organizations achieve their goals in making life a little better for children, their families, and the elderly.
Meals on Wheels of Chester County greatly appreciates the support of The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust.
The Crane Fund for Widows and Children is a generous Trust authorized to make grants to charitable agencies and educational institutions which provide for the welfare of needy and deserving men, women, and children.
This goal aligns with Meals on Wheels of Chester County’s mission to serve nutritious meals to homebound seniors
who struggle financially and are unable to prepare meals for themselves.
We greatly appreciate the support and partnership of the Crane Fund for Widows and Children and wish them
all the best in their other endeavors.
...enjoy a dress-down day to raise money to support Meals on Wheels.
Pictured above: Miranda Namani, Linda Devine, Jerry Sopp and Janine Balistreri.