Businesses can now offset PA tax liability with donation to The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm in West Chester is announcing that starting July 1st, businesses can substantially offset their Pennsylvania tax liability with a donation that qualifies them for an Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is the only known organization in the Greater Philadelphia area that utilizes a variety of miniature and small-sized farm animals...

Kennett supervisors vote to donate $72K to Land Conservancy

KENNETT — On Wednesday, the Township Board of Supervisors voted to donate $72,000.00 to The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) to support their land management activities in Kennett Township. “Preserving Open Space in Kennett Township, with a goal of 30% of the Township preserved, is one strategy this Board of Supervisors uses to ensure we maintain the character of our community”...

Connect Thru Cancer Receives $10,000 Grant From the ISA Foundation

WEST CHESTER — Connect Thru Cancer (CTC) is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the ISA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that focuses on healthy nutrition and support for underserved children, wellness education for all, aid for those affected by natural disasters, and the pursuit of racial equality. The grant will be used to allow Connect Thru Cancer to host a Wellness...

MacKenzie Scott donates $20M to Lincoln University

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY —Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), announced Wednesday that it has received a $20 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Scott’s gift is the largest from a single donor in Lincoln’s 167-year history. “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Ms. MacKenzie...

Donate your gently used sports equipment

The 6th Annual Used (Gently) Sports Equipment Sale benefitting the UHS Baseball will take place on Friday Feb 22nd and Saturday Feb 23rd in the auxiliary gym.    Until then, we are NOW gently used equipment donations for any and all sports/ recreation activities.  Equipment from all sports and recreational activities accepted (Ice Hockey, Field Hockey, Baseball, Lacrosse, Basketball and so...

Commissioners present $25K check to Food Bank

: Commissioner Kathi Cozzone; Larry Welsh, Executive Director of the Chester County Food Bank; Norm Horn, Director of Development at the Chester County Food Bank; Commissioner Michelle Kichline and Commissioner Terence Farrell. WESTTOWN — The Chester County Commissioners presented a check for $25,000 to representatives from the Chester County Food Bank this week. The funds are part of the County’s...

Devon Horse Show donates $430K to Bryn Mawr Hospital

From left to right: Richard O’Donnell, President, Devon Horse Show & Country Fair; Andrew Reder, Chair, Bryn Mawr Hospital Foundation; Beth Wright, Devon Country Fair Co-Chair; Karin Maynard, Devon Country Fair Co-Chair; Andi Gilbert, President, Bryn Mawr Hospital; and Wayne W. Grafton, Chair, Devon Horse Show & Country Fair. Bryn Mawr Hospital, part of Main Line Health, received a $430,000...

Oxford Feed offers donation for Oxford library expansion

The Drennen family of Oxford Feed and Lumber, present the Oxford Public Library with a donation in the library’s new wing. From left to right: Chris Drennen; Jamie Cole, president of Oxford Public Library Board of Trustees; Carey Bresler, director of Oxford Public Library; Larry Drennen Sr., and Larry Drennen Jr. Photo: Nancy Johnson. OXFORD — Just a glance at the parking lot on a Monday morning,...

Chester County donates $20K to Food Bank

Larry Welsh, Executive Director of the Chester County Food Bank; County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone; Norm Horn, Director of Advancement at the Chester County Food Bank; County Commissioners’ Chair Terence Farrell; Raina Ainslie, Chester County Food Bank Raised Bed Garden Manager; and Bob McNeil, Founding Chairman of the Chester County Food Bank. GLENMOORE — The Chester County Commissioners recently...

Italian American Citizens League donates $5K to KACS

Melanie Weiler, Executive Director of Kennett Area Community Services, accepts a $5,000 check from Steve Pesce, President of the Italian American Citizens League of Kennett Square. KENNETT — The Italian American Citizens League of Kennett Square donates $5,000 for the expansion of Kennett Area Community Services and the Kennett Food Cupboard. Steve Pesce, President of the Italian American Citizens...