US Seating volunteers at Gordon for Day of Caring

Volunteers from United State Seating Company during a recent Day of Caring at Gordon Literacy Center. COATESVILLE — United States Seating Company (“USSC”) recently participated in a Day of Caring at the Gordon Early Literacy Center in Coatesville. United States Seating team members volunteered at 25 stations featuring arts, crafts, physical activities and outdoor games for more than...

United Way shatters goal with PBJ fundraiser

United Way of Chester County and the Chester County Food Bank teamed up again this year for the 3rd annual Community PB&J for United Way Drive. This year’s friendly competition collected more than 23,500 pounds of peanut butter & jelly. Pictured here are representatives from Shire Pharmaceuticals along with the Keller Williams-Matt Gorham Group. These top two collecting teams combined...

United Way kicks off 2017 fundraising with $57K concert

United Way of Chester County hosted its fourth sold out Live United in Music series event featuring Las Vegas act The Twins Dueling Piano Performance at Penn Oaks Golf Club. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit United Way’s Financial Stability Center. Featured Left to Right: Citadel CEO, Jeff March, Dueling Piano performer Tamara Pinegar, Citadel Senior Vice President Mike Schnably, Dueling Piano...

Citadel raises $7,200 for United Way

Citadel Presents check to United Way of Chester County: Toren Peterson of United Way,Kevin McDermott, David Layo, AJ Hiller, and John Kane of Citadel, and Claudia Hellebush of United Way. EXTON — Citadel announced its 2016 golf fundraiser, held at Honeybrook Golf Club, raised more than $7,200 for the United Way of Chester County. The company recently presented the check to United Way staff. Citadel’s...

United Way kicks off PB&J drive

United Way of Chester County and the Chester County Food Bank are teaming up again this year for the second annual Community PB&J For United Way Drive. Last year’s friendly competition between competing groups helped raise over 2.5 tons of needed peanut butter and jelly items for local food pantries. The Matt Gorham Team of Keller Williams (Pictured) reigned as the 2015 PB&J King, singlehandedly...

United Way allocates $95K to five new vital community service programs

  WEST CHESTER— United Way of Chester County welcomes five new service programs to an existing network of over 60 funded  programs under the Community Impact Fund.  $95,000 has been allocated to support the new programs each year for a two year period, under United Way’s education and health initiatives. United Way’s network is extensive but the work is local providing education, health,...

Backpack event connects the needy with the caring

Almost 1,400 students in need get back to school supplies, bags By Lauren Parker-Gill, Staff Writer, The Times Jane Johnson, a member of the committee for the Back to School event and a board member of the Bridge Academy and Community Center, helped students choose their backpacks filled with school supplies Friday at Scott Middle School. Photo courtesy of Coatesville Back to School: Prepare for...

United Way hosts book drive for preschool students

Call to action – donations needed to help kids get ready for kindergarten The United Way of Chester County (UWCC) has issued a community call to action to help local children get ready for kindergarten in the fall.  Sponsored by a grant from CCRES, UWCC’s drive will get summer reading materials to public sites.    Send article as PDF   

Good Stuff is BACK…all-stars to academics, Chesco has good stuff to share!

Starting Chester County’s summer season with a smile…who do YOU know in this week’s Good Stuff? Got good stuff to share? Email your submissions to kim@chescotimes.com and be a part of the fun! Pomp and Circumstance…Congratulations to Shawn Mengel Coatesville Area High’s 2015 Valedictorian… This leading ‘Red Raider’ will begin roaring with the Drexel University...

United Way ‘spreads’ the word – PB&J donations needed for Chesco Food Bank

WEST CHESTER – United Way of Chester County isn’t ‘sticking to’ its usual fancy catered luncheon this summer to close the campaign season and thank donors. Instead, they are ‘spreading’ the word and their appreciation with a major peanut butter and jelly community food drive through June 12th, to benefit the Chester County Food Bank. The shared mission between the...