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 2019 grantees:
West Chester Food Cupboard is an all-volunteer organization, committed to providing a variety of fresh and non-perishable healthy food items to West Chester residents in need. Funding will help purchase food for approximately 600 households a month, including single-parent families, people with disabilities, veterans, the elderly, and those with low-wage jobs.
Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, located in Bucks County, is a gleaning organization that focuses on partnering with local farmers, building relationships, and making it easy for them to share their surplus and irregular produce with thousands of neighbors in need. Funding will help provide general operating support so they can continue providing hunger-relief sites, such as food pantries, shelters, and health clinics with farm-fresh food donations.
Chester County Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) offers education, technical job training, and work/life skills to low-income residents of Chester County, at no cost. Funding will support services such as workforce development, a Certified Nurse Assistant program, skills workshops, case management, and job fairs. Program development includes input from local employers, government agencies, and school districts.
Norristown Ministries, Hospitality Center provides basic needs and social services to those experiencing homelessness and poverty in the Montgomery County area. Funding will help support much needed services including their workforce development program, helping participants secure and maintain employment to further advance toward financial sustainability.
Mothers’ Home, located in Delaware County, is a residential shelter providing a safe-haven for vulnerable, homeless, in-crisis pregnant women preparing for the births of their babies. Funding will help support services, which focus on their physical, emotional, and developmental needs. These services include parenting and job preparation, as well as positive life-skill development.
Safe Harbor of Chester County provides shelter, food, case management, and access to support services for homeless single men and women in Chester County. They also provide a community hot lunch program, clothing, and household items for those in need. Funding will help support general operating expenses.