Grantee Highlights

The Genuardi Family Foundation is privileged to partner with many regional organizations whose direct services aid the most vulnerable, and support the development of healthy individuals, families and communities.

We proudly present a small sampling of our 2014 grantees:

Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic, located in Doylestown, provides free medical care, dental care and social services for low-income, uninsured residents of central and upper Bucks County.  Adults and children receive primary and specialist physician services, diagnostic testing and ancillary services.  Funding will support general operating expenses of the organization.

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm, located in West Chester, is the only fully handicapped-accessible facility in the Greater Philadelphia area that provides farm animal-assisted activities for children with disabilities.  Funding will provide support for their Summer Camp for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), helping them improve socialization, physical and cognitive skills.

Manna on Main Street, located in Lansdale, is a soup kitchen, food pantry and an emergency financial aid provider serving the North Penn Region.  Funding will support general operating expenses, helping to expand core food services and addressing growing food insecurity through new partnerships and innovative education programs.

The Good Samaritan Shelter, located in Phoenixville, is a homeless shelter providing housing and supportive services to homeless men in northern Chester County through their emergency shelter and transitional housing program.  Funding will help them provide at least two meals daily to 60 men and provide housing for 40 more men.

A Woman’s Place, located in Doylestown, is a community-based social change organization committed to the empowerment of women and to ending intimate and domestic violence for all.  Services offered by volunteers and staff include shelter, hotline and individual and family counseling, transitional housing, first response, legal and medical advocacy, legal representation, and educational programs.  Funding will help provide general operating support.

The Literacy Council of Norristown provides, through a network of local volunteers, one-on-one tutoring or small group classes at little or no cost, to students in need.  Funding will help provide general operating support for tutoring in Adult Basic Education, GED, and ESL to at least 60 students to improve communication, reading, writing and math skills.