Apr 01


WEST CHESTER, PA – April 1, 2024: The Neil Joines Fund of the Chester County Community Foundation is pleased to award $24,000 in grants to ten organizations for Arts & Culture. The Neil Joines Fund was created in honor of Neil Joines who passed away from pancreatic cancer on November 1, 1992. Joines was passionate about his community and included his philanthropic interests in his will. He stated three purposes of his charitable trust: 1) to expose the Kennett community area to a diverse sample of cultural opportunities, 2) to ensure that piano, art and drama competitions be continued for… Read More »

Feb 26

Chester County Community Foundation to Host Annual Dessert Competition with 15 Competitors

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2024 WHO: Chester County Community Foundation (CCCF) WHAT: Chester County’s finest dessert chefs showcase their delectable creations at the Chester County Community Foundation’s annual dessert competition, Sweet Charity WHERE: Whitford Country Club, 600 Whitford Hills Rd, Exton, PA 19341 WHEN: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. WHY: Business people, community leaders, and friends are invited to celebrate the Chester County Community Foundation at their annual Sweet Charity dessert competition and fundraiser. Guests will network, taste, and judge their favorite desserts. Participants include Cakes & Candies by Maryellen, Cookie Dope, Delaware County Community College,… Read More »

Jan 16


(WEST CHESTER, PA – January 16, 2024): Imagine sampling the region’s most delectable desserts while meeting and greeting community members, philanthropists, and friends. Chester County’s finest dessert chefs will showcase their delectable creations on Tuesday, March 5 at Whitford Country Club. Attendees have the opportunity to sample delicious desserts while celebrating legacy philanthropy with the Chester County Community Foundation. Sweet Charity is a tasty night out for a good cause, but it is also a serious dessert competition. Dessert chefs compete for Most Popular Dessert, Best Dessert, Most Creative Dessert, and Healthiest Dessert. Guests vote for Most Popular, while a… Read More »

Jan 12

MLK Day of Service Events 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is a day to commemorate the life and work of Dr. King. Dr. King promoted nonviolent means to bring an end to racial segregation and injustice in the United States during the civil rights movement in 1955. Honoring him and all did, every third Monday in January communities are encouraged to reflect on principles of racial inequality, justice and social change. On this day Americans are encouraged to volunteer to improve their communities. Below is a list of events in Chester County for those who wish to volunteer their time on Monday,… Read More »

Jan 03

Sweet Charity 2024

Thank you for joining us at the sweetest event of the year! Tuesday, March 5, 2024 4:00 – 7:00pm Whitford County Club, Exton 600 Whitford Hills Rd Exton, PA 19341 The Whitford Charitable Fund has granted $1.2 Million to 70+ non-profits in Chester County Questions? Contact Beth Krallis at events@chescocf.org | (610)-696-8211.