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2017 Garden Party

Posted on February 14, 2017 by Jill Whitcomb

Join us for this very special evening as we celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Garden Party and kick off the Strawberry Festival presented by KeyBank and PECO.
“Moonlight in Morocco”
Wednesday May 24, 2017 ~ 6-9 pm
Experience the sweet, spicy flavors of Morocco and the exotic transformation of Springbank Farm, the beautiful home of Jennifer and Robert McNeil. Enjoy cocktails and a light…

Happy 25th Anniversary!

Posted on January 1, 1970

The Brandywine Consignment Shop, “The Little Yellow House with a Big Mission” is celebrating 25 years of giving back to the Coatesville community.  Thank you so much for your continued support of the Brandywine Health Foundation and for being a staple in our community.  To learn more about the shop, please visit here…

Community members are invited and encouraged to nominate a deserving Chester County resident to receive the Eastburn Community Service Award, presented each year in memory of Jane and Al Eastburn, both of whom served the Coatesville area as non-profit leaders with distinction.

With the encouragement and initial funding of Dallas Krapf and the Krapf Bus Co., the Eastburn Community Service Award was established in…

Mental health is a fundamental part of our overall health and well-being, and mental health concerns affect virtually every family in America.  Become a certified Mental Health First Aider today and you could potentially save a life!  Learn more here…

We’re Hiring

Posted on January 30, 2017

Brandywine Health Foundation is seeking a candidate to fill the current vacancy of Chief Executive Officer.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated prior successful senior leadership and management responsibilities with a strong reputation as a successful leader.  Prior experience and success in fundraising, as well as managing a board of directors are essential.
Position Overview

The CEO of BHF, with governance from the Board and…

Medication Drop Boxes a Success

Posted on January 12, 2017

Since Medication Collection Boxes were installed at five local police departments, residents disposed of 2839.8 pounds of unwanted and expired drugs for proper, environmentally safe disposal. The public-private partnership that established the drop boxes in March 2014, consists of the Brandywine Health Foundation, Coatesville Youth Initiative (CYI), Pennsylvania American Water and local law enforcement in the City of Coatesville, Caln Township, West Brandywine…

Grants Awarded to Area Non-Profits

Posted on January 11, 2017

Twenty four grants totaling $441,000 have been awarded to non-profit organizations serving the Greater Coatesville community.  This brings the Foundation’s total giving since it began awarding grants and scholarships in 2002 to $16,229,093 in the Foundation’s Fifteenth Anniversary year.

“Our community is very fortunate to have so many strong and effective non-profits here in Coatesville.  I applaud the…

Consignment Shop Featured in Annual Report

Posted on December 5, 2016

The Brandywine Consignment Shop was featured in Community Lenders’ Annual Report 2016:

From small things, great things are possible.

The Little Yellow House – Brandywine Consignment Shop – is a magnet for bargain hunters, savvy shoppers and volunteers.  But its impact is even more significant:  it is helping to improve the health of residents of the Coatesville area.  Revenues from the shop are directed to the Brandywine…

Community Report Available Online

Posted on December 2, 2016

Our 2016 Community Report is now available online!  We hope you will be inspired by the stories and the outcomes that YOU helped us to accomplish in our community.  For the past 15 years we have been a catalyst for change and we could not have accomplished our work without you.  Thank you for your continued support and remember, this is just the beginning!  Click…

Nearly 40 certified youth mental health first aiders, community partners, and supporters gathered last week to celebrate the importance of the Youth Mental Health First Aid program and to share stories of success.  Generously hosted by Brandywine Hospital, and supported by The COAD Group and Chester County MHIDD, this program has helped to save lives of young people in our community.  We were truly touched…