Mar 30


Top left: Ronan McDermott (kale), Noah Buckwalter (tomato), Garrett Foy (cupcake), Anthony Zunno (carrot), Liz Kosten (cupcake), Angelo Saporito (corn) & Ray Eicholz (green bean). Top right: Beth Tucker, Matt Tucker, & Darcy Tucker. (WEST CHESTER, PA – March 30, 2022): On March 28, Chester County Community Foundation supporters converged at the Chester County Food Bank in Exton to sample the best-of-the-best created by Chester County’s finest dessert chefs at Sweet Charity. Attendees had the opportunity to sample twelve delicious desserts while celebrating legacy philanthropy with the Community Foundation. The chefs held nothing back for this prestigious competition. The professional… Read More »


The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation Welcomes Cory Moelis to Its Board

Cory Moelis (West Chester, PA – March 30, 2023): The Board of Trustees of the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce Cory Moelis has joined the TERF Board. Cory will join a Board of dedicated individuals committed to supporting Thoroughbred health and welfare by funding scholarships, educational programs, and equine research with a priority to make racing safer. “Cory is an outstanding addition to the board and we look forward to working alongside him to further the goals of TERF,” said Dr. James Orsini, DVM, co-chair of TERF.  Dr. Orsini’s co-chair, Dr. Kathleen Anderson, DVM, notes,… Read More »

Mar 21

Food…A Real Community Builder

“Food is a human right.” “Food builds family and community relationships.” “Food reflects each person’s heritage.” Yes. Yes. Yes!  As we sat around the dinner table with three Community Foundation leaders, we got a taste of how food inspires their philanthropy. This was discussed over a simple salad, broiled salmon, and roasted carrots, broccoli and cauliflower: Rob Necarsulmer Community Foundation Board Treasurer ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD IS A HUMAN RIGHT Rob is passionately precise. He counts off on his fingers: “No one should go hungry. “Everyone deserves access to fresh, healthy, tasty food. “Poverty is an incredibly difficult cycle to… Read More »

Mar 03


March 3rd, 2023 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 28 at a new mission-focused venue, the Chester County Food Bank. 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,… Read More »

Feb 27


February 27th, 2023 The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to announce the opening of their 2023 grant awards cycle. With the vision and mission of bettering the life of Thoroughbreds, TERF primarily aims to support students in pursuit of education in equine industry careers and to fund research efforts which better the life of the Thoroughbred racehorse. The missions and programs of the organizations selected to receive this year’s grant awards will reflect TERF’s strategic focus and vision to support and promote equine education and research. Awards will be considered for qualified federally tax exempt 501-c-3 organizations…. Read More »