Brandywine Hospital’s Acharya named to Community Volunteers in Medicine board

Vikram Acharya CALN — Brandywine Hospital-Tower Health Interim Chief Executive Officer Vikram Acharya will begin serving a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM), effective July 1. CVIM is a nonprofit organization that provides medical care to people without health insurance who live or work in Chester County. “I am honored to be chosen to serve...

Commissioners present $35K check to Community Volunteers in Medicine

Dr. Peter Thompson, CVIM Vice President Dental Affairs; Alberta Landis, CVIM Vice President Dental Services; Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell and Kathi Cozzone. (Seated left to right): Maureen Tomoschuk, President and CEO, CVIM; and Chester County Commissioner Michelle Kichline. The Chester County Commissioners presented a check for $35,000 to representatives from Community Volunteers in...

CVIM gets 4 star rating from Charity Navigator

WEST CHESTER — Community Volunteers in Medicine’s (CVIM) strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4 star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator with a perfect score of 100. This is the fourth consecutive time that CVIM has earned this top distinction.    Send article as PDF   ...

Community Volunteers in Medicine golf benefit, June 7

WEST CHESTER — Chester County is the wealthiest county in the state of Pennsylvania, and yet has wide class gaps. Many low-income individuals in Chester County work hard to support their families, many whom work multiple jobs. On June 7, 2016, 34 local and national companies will join together to ease the burden of the poor by raising funds to provide the uninsured with access to healthcare. Through...

CVIM opens dental care unit for Surrey

Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) hosted a ribbon cutting during the Open House of their mobile dental expansion program at Surrey Services for Seniors, Thursday. From left, Bob Madonna, President & CEO of Surrey Services for Seniors, Alberta Landis, Vice President of Dental Services of Community Volunteers in Medicine, Mary LePera, Director, Member Services, of Surrey Services for Seniors,...

Champion of compassion gets recognized

Betty Moran honored for work with Chester County Fund for Women and Girls Betty Moran was honored by the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls at its ‘Making a Difference’ luncheon on Wednesday. Photo by Campli Photography Before a sold-out crowd of several hundred, a Chester County philanthropist known for avoiding the limelight took center stage at the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls’...