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 2018 grantees:
Chester County Food Bank was founded to alleviate hunger and create pathways to improve health and education in Chester County. Funding will provide general operating support to collect, grow, store and distribute food to food cupboards, meal sites and organizations that serve the hungry. Funds will also support educational programs and their Fresh2You Mobile Market.
Coordinated Homeless Outreach, a program of Resources for Human Development, is the only year-round 24/7 emergency housing program in Montgomery County, serving approximately 350 clients a year. Funding will provide support for their Supplemental Food program, which provides nutritious meals to promote client wellbeing.
Home of the Sparrow has served vulnerable women, their children and senior women throughout Chester County and the surrounding communities for more than 24 years by providing housing programs and supportive services. Funding will help provide general operating support for the housing, financial and employment/educational needs of 549 women and children.
Montgomery County OIC, located in Norristown, has provided employment and literacy programs to over 16,000 individuals over their 53-year history. General Operating support will help fund a host of career readiness options, including pre-apprentice programs to prepare clients to pass the entrance exams required to enter the Building Trades.
Baker Industries, located in Malvern, provides a workforce development program to integrate low-income vulnerable adults into the workforce. General Operating funds will help them provide recovery counseling, workshops on dealing with trauma, resilience and developing critical thinking skills through a work rehabilitation program.