Our Donors

  • Thank you for your generosity and commitment to our children, teens and adults.
    As a donor, you are an essential part of our mission to enhance the lives of those we serve through our educational and employment-related programs.

    We have compiled a full list of donors who made a gift from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. We have made every effort to ensure accuracy. Please accept our apologies for any incorrect listing or omission, and let us know about the error by calling the Development Office at 610-296-6725 ext. 108.

Gifts of $20,000 and Above

  • Gillece Family Foundation
    The Gordon Charter Foundation

Gifts of $10,000 to $19,999

  • Genuardi Family Foundation
    Lincoln Industrial Corporation
    Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company
    SKF USA, Inc.
    TE Connectivity

Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

  • C.S. McKee, LP
    Peter Evans
    Land O’Lakes Foundation
    Frank and Angela Tait
    WSFS Bank

Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

  • Beneficial Charitable Foundation
    DataPrint, Inc.
    IMC Construction
    Jerry B. Partlow
    John Rowley and
    Melanie Davis Rowley
    Janet W. Smith
    The Mutual Fire Foundation, Inc.

Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

  • Allen A. Stein Family Foundation, Inc.
    Drs. Argyrios and Lisa Arvanitis
    Drs. Simeon Bardin and Susan Denman
    CCRES, Inc.
    Karl and Debbie Dagg
    Foundations For Growing, LLC
    Heckendorn Shiles Architects
    William Hennessey
    Jim and Jane Hutchinson
    Dr. Michael J. Kelly
    Rabbi Myriam Klotz and Rabbi Margot Stein
    Ann Lovell
    Merck Partnership for Giving
    Powell/Nicgorski Family
    Joanne Proschinger
    Natalie Ramsey Scheff
    Alan and Louise Reed
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer
    Jeffrey and Stacey Rohrbeck
    Drs. Simon and Linda Russin
    Vanguard School Parent Teacher Organization
    Steven and Linda Vogler
    Diana G. Weaverling
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling
    Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign
    Kathleen Wilkins, Ph.D.
    Patricia Borth Wilson
    Mary Louise Zwaan

Gifts of $500 to $999

  • Anonymous
    Michael and Kristin Arnold
    Jack Burns
    Children’s Surgical Associates, Ltd.
    Tim and Cathy Conahan
    Giant A+ School Rewards
    Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Grove
    Larry and Claire Hackett
    David and Roseanne Herres
    Mary Kay Lewis and William Moos
    Patrick and Karen Noonan
    Janet Paul
    Keith and Kimberly Steffenhagen
    The Vanguard Group
    Walmart - Parkesburg
    Scott Wheeler

Gifts of $250 to $499

  • Jack and Dorothea Birnbaum
    William and Barbara Bradley
    Nora Cincotta
    Mark and Barbara Comyns
    General Mills Box Tops
    Ezra Gilford
    Guardian Life Insurance Co.
    Mark and Jennifer Heller
    Jerome N. Kline
    Joe and Peg Lavery
    LPL Financial Matching Gift Program
    John and Anne McDonnell
    Deborah Miller
    Paul Mitchell
    Greg Satko
    Howard and Denise Stredler
    Rajesh and Priya Thirumaran
    Jinny and Joe Varley

Gifts of $100 to $249

  • Anonymous
    AmazonSmile
    Christian and Eileen Armellini
    Tim and Erin Bak
    Sam and Susan Ballam
    Vickie Berger
    Walt and Donna Bielski
    Catherine Bingnear
    Alyse and Jim Bodine
    Guillermo Bosch
    Chris Campbell
    Scott and Suzie Carpenter
    William Carr, DMA
    Dr. Jack Carr
    Anne S. Clark
    Ronald and Sally Daugherty
    Judith Defelice
    Colin Dyckman
    John Fessler
    Fitzmyer Family
    Terri Fusaro
    Thomas and Heather Fusaro
    Carol Gillece
    Michael and Cynthia Hashemian
    Juliann Jaffe
    Leon and Randi Katz
    Mr. James Keating and Mrs. Michele Kemble
    Kilmac Construction Corporation
    Dick and Jan Kirk
    Ronald Klos, Jr.
    Venita Knight
    Rick Kraemer
    Cynthia Laudato
    Paul and Patti LeStourgeon
    Ed Loeb
    John and Lisa Lucas
    Stephen and Terry Martino
    Raymond and Deborah Mello
    Robert and Ilsa Monteith
    Victoria Moschella
    Peter and Susan Murray
    The Nolens
    Michael and Eileen O’Donnell
    Brian O’Gorman
    Margaret Pennington
    Barbara Watson Rawls
    Tiia Rettig
    Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Richards
    Rohto-Mentholatum Research Laboratories
    Alicia Roletter
    Michael and Beth Sgarra
    Mark Spak
    Edward and Therese Staquet
    Frank and Helen Stecklair
    Kevin and Katherine Switala
    TAS Logistics, Inc.
    Louis and Suzanne Valenti
    Willis Towers Watson
    Scott Zukin

Gifts of $99 and Under

  • Rodney and Cherry Joy Abary
    David Abbruzzi
    Brian and Elizabeth Adams
    Patricia Arrington
    Dallas Arters
    Rebecca Ashjian
    Bruce and Julia Bailey
    John Baranowski and Kim Andreacola
    Jason and Johanna Barbin
    Gene Beardslee
    Jose and Megan Beltran
    Catherine Bittle
    Jason Boggans and Beth Maben
    Hugh Bonner
    Craig and Judith Briggs
    Diane Burke
    Richard and Sheila Buzza
    Michael and Lorry Callaghan
    Gene and Jennifer Cascarella
    Jonathan and Megan Caulder
    Richard and Faye Christy
    Donald and Harriet Danese
    Regina De Paolis
    Trina DiFrancesco
    Mark and Tammy Dinda
    Katherine Dix
    Heather Dodson
    Stephen Dupont and Kaaren Sorensen
    Earl Ekas
    Nancy Evans and Jon Evans
    Mr. and Mrs. William Foley
    Joseph and Cori Foltz
    Lisa Gibbons
    Robert Harbour
    Liz Heckler
    Paige Heller
    Barbara and Peter Herschel, Sr.
    Cary Hunter
    Peter and Jocelyn Ippolito
    Edward and Patricia Janiszewski
    John Jennings
    William and Marcy Kaiser
    Andrew and Donna Katz
    Judy Kinman
    Esther Kraeer
    Eleanor Kwapinski
    Alison LeMaire
    Chris and Cree Lewis
    Allie Love
    David Lovell
    Dennis and Nancy Markle
    Kevin and Maureen McCarry
    Kevin Sean McCarry
    Maureen McCarry
    Casey Mcdermott
    Medical Equipment Resources, Ltd.
    James and Suzanne Merkins
    Dale and Alita Miller
    David Miller and Michele Munoz-Miller
    Sandra Molnar
    Wendy Morrell
    Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
    Laura Nichols
    Abby O’Donnell
    Peg Osborne
    Geoffrey and Susan Paffett
    Fred and Teresa Pagani
    Jeff and Keady Peaper
    Abbe and Edmund Pescatore, Jr.
    Daniel Pescatore
    PJM Interconnection
    Nicole Porreca
    Korky Prokovas
    Redner’s Warehouse Markets, Inc.
    Edward L. Reed
    Al and Michelle Ricciardi
    William P. Richards
    Karen Richards-Schmitz
    Lynne Sansone
    Lynne Schultz-Boro
    Montgomery and Diane Sexton
    Mark and Teresa Sharrow
    Shawn Southern
    Mary Starr
    Lori Stauffer
    Roslyn Stitt
    Stephen and Gina Stover
    Amelia V. Thistle
    David and Margaret Turnier
    Bruce Ward
    Chris Wrampelmeier
    Mike Yin and Elizabeth Gorodezki

Participating United Ways

  • State Employee Campaign Appeal (SECA)
    United Way Greater Philadelphia/ Southern New Jersey
    United Way of Chester County
    United Way of Delaware
    United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley
    United Way of Midland County

COMPANIES THAT MATCHED GIFTS MADE BY THEIR CURRENT OR RETIRED EMPLOYEES

  • LPL Financial
    Merck & Company
    PJM Interconnection
    Wells Fargo
    Willis Towers Watson
    The Vanguard Group

Memorials and Tributes

  • We are grateful for those who have chosen us in their commemoration of significant events in their lives. We honor and remember those loved ones.

    IN MEMORY OF
    MURRAY kramer
    Drs. Argyrios and Lisa Arvanitis
    Regina De Paolis
    Wendy Morrell
    Joseph Munley


    IN MEMORY OF WARREN PEDERSEN
    Katherine Dix


    IN MEMORY OF SANDY SHEA
    Eleanor Kwapinski


    IN MEMORY OF MARLA SILVER
    Scott Wheeler


    IN MEMORY OF JOHN THISTLE
    Amelia V. Thistle


    WILSON MEMORIAL FUND
    In memory of John D. Wilson, former Director of Education at The Vanguard School. Gifts from this fund are used to assist students financially who otherwise would not be able to participate in student activities.
    Patricia Borth Wilson

    IN HONOR OF GARY ARRINGTON
    Patricia Arrington


    IN HONOR OF
    RACHEL BARANOWSKI
    John Baranowski and Kim Andreacola


    IN HONOR OF ZACHARY BLAIR
    John Fessler


    IN HONOR OF BENJAMIN BRACEGIRDLE
    Tim and Cathy Conahan

    IN HONOR OF RYAN BUZZA
    Richard and Sheila Buzza

    IN HONOR OF CONNOR DINDA
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer


    IN HONOR OF BRANDON DRUGER
    Dick and Jan Kirk


    IN HONOR OF JAMIE EVANS
    Peter and Ellen Evans


    iN HONOR OF ALEXIS FUSARO
    William and Barbara Bradley
    Terri Fusaro
    Tom and Heather Fusaro


    IN HONOR OF TREY GILLECE
    Carol Gillece


    IN HONOR OF MELODY GROVE
    Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Grove


    IN HONOR OF PATRICK HACKETT
    Larry and Claire Hackett


    IN HONOR OF NICHOLAS KEATING
    Mr. James Keating and Mrs. Michele Kemble


    IN HONOR OF CHRISTIAN LOVELL
    Ann Lovell


    IN HONOR OF JOHN MCDONNELL, III
    John and Anne McDonnell


    IN HONOR OF JACQUE MURRAY
    Jeffrey and Stacey Rohrbeck
    Howard and Denise Stredler


    IN HONOR OF RYAN MURRAY
    Peter and Susan Murray


    IN HONOR OF CLARE PEAPER
    Jeff and Keady Peaper


    IN HONOR OF EDWARD L. REED
    Alan and Louise Reed


    IN HONOR OF JALFRED RICCIARDI
    Al and Michelle Ricciardi


    IN HONOR OF DAMIEN RUEHLE
    Michael and Eileen O’Donnell


    IN HONOR OF LORI STAUFFER
    Carla Zajac


    IN HONOR OF RAFFI STEIN-KLOTZ
    Rabbi Margot Stein and Rabbi
    Myriam Klotz


    IN HONOR OF ABIGAIL STOVER
    Stephen and Gina Stover


    IN HONOR OF LINDSEY TURNIER
    Roslyn Stitt
    David and Margaret Turnier


    IN HONOR OF GEORGE WEAVERLING
    Diana G. Weaverling


    IN HONOR OF BEN WITMAN
    Dallas Arters

     

VFES Staff Gifts

  • Thank you to our VFES Staff who gave to our Annual Appeal.

    Amy Abramowitz
    Alexandra Baello
    Samantha Belliveau
    Barbara Berger
    Lee Berger
    Dabney Blackwell
    Nita Blue
    Annette Brandolini
    Jacquelyn Buchanan-Curry
    Don Buchwald
    Mary Campbell
    Patricia Carlton
    Michele Cotumaccio
    Denise Craig
    Ann Curran
    Gina Curry
    Jeanne Erthal
    Cynthia Feimster
    Christine Foisy
    Grace Fornicola
    Vicki Fringer
    Krystle Gallagher
    Jeanne-Marie Heighton
    Sheila Hricik
    Christel Jenkinson
    Ellen Jordan
    James Kirkpatrick
    Kathryn Klingman
    Murray Kramer
    Jennifer Kunz
    Anne Marie Legates
    Darren Levin
    Rebecca Lindtner
    Jacqui Maxwell
    Rachel McCarter
    Anne McCrary
    Marcy McGee
    Ursula Meszaros
    Edmundo Morales
    Carolyn Morgan
    Kate Mullen
    Joseph Munley
    Megan Murphy
    Jacque Murray
    Joan Onorato
    Kavitha Patel
    Karen Picciotti
    Rita Porreca
    Justin Scanlan
    Michele Seel
    Sheba Simms
    Ashley Smith
    Dennis Smith
    Thomas Smith
    Dr. Johanna Spangenberg
    Sandra Spuhler
    Nena Stetson
    Tiana Tohidi
    Valerie Tyson
    Karen Vadner
    Cynthia Watkins
    Erica Weber
    Beverly Wilson
    Lisa Wood
    Alexia Yantek
    Carla Zajac
    Paige Zobel

VFES Legacy Circle

  • The newly established VFES Legacy Circle recognizes individual donors who have given $1,000 or more this fiscal year. VFES is very grateful for their generous support of our mission.

    Lisa and Dr. Argyrios Arvanitis
    Dr. Simeon Bardin and Dr. Susan Denman
    Bob Bennett
    Karl and Debbie Dagg
    Peter and Ellen Evans
    Grace Fornicola
    Jim and Patti Gillece
    Bill Hennessey
    Jim and Jane Hutchinson
    Mike Kelly
    Ann Lovell
    Jerry B. Partlow
    Debbie Powell
    Joanne Proschinger
    Natalie Ramsey Scheff
    Alan and Louise Reed
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer
    Jeff and Stacey Rohrbeck
    John Rowley and Melanie Davis Rowley
    Drs. Simon and Linda Russin
    Rabbi Margot Stein and Rabbi Myriam Klotz
    Frank and Angela Tait
    Steven and Linda Vogler
    Diana G. Weaverling
    Robert and Maureen
    Weaverling
    Kathleen Wilkins
    Patty Wilson
    Janet Wilson Smith
    Carla Zajac
    Mary Louise Zwaan