Wells Fargo donates $5K to Chester County Futures


Wells Fargo recently donated $5,000 to Chester County futures to support the Passport To College program. From left: Michael Dankowski, Michael Lane, Maria Mc Donald, Judy McGlew.

EXTON — Maria McDonald, Executive Director of Chester County Futures  and Judy McGlew, Senior Development Officer , accepted a $5,000 grant from Michael Dankowski, Assistant Vice President and District Manager for Wells Fargo Brandywine Valley; Michael Lane, Store Manager and Vice President for Wells Fargo.

The grant will support the organization’s Passport to College program. Passport to College (grades 9-12) is an enrichment program focused on preparing economically disadvantaged students for academic and personal success.

Maria McDonald, Executive Director notes, “Wells Fargo takes a multi-pronged approach with their community support.  In addition to this meaningful financial contribution, Wells Fargo helps to deliver our Financial Literacy curriculum, providing professional volunteers in our after-school sessions. We count on our corporate partners to help us deliver impactful programming to some of Chester County’s most vulnerable youth.”

Chester County Futures serves economically disadvantaged students in five county school districts: Coatesville, Phoenixville, Oxford, Kennett Consolidated and West Chester. During the 2014-15 school year, Chester County Futures expects to serve 457 students: 298 in grades 6-12 and 159 in post-secondary school.

Chester County Futures administers after- school academic enrichment classes and learning opportunities focused on improving life skills, attaining scholastic success and thriving through adolescent development. Each grade level follows a curriculum designed to advance students through high school on to a post- secondary education.

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