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 $50,000 and Above

  • H.P. & Associates Fund of the Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund

Gifts of $10,000 to $49,999

  • Genuardi Family Foundation
    Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company
    Subaru of America Foundation, Inc.
    TE Connectivity

Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

  • Aegon Transamerica Foundation
    Cristo Rey Philadelphia Scholarship #1 LLC
    C.S. McKee, LP
    Lincoln Industrial Corporation
    Frank and Angela Tait
    WSFS Bank

Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

  • Drs. Simeon Bardin and Susan Denman
    CCRES, Inc.
    DataPrint, Inc.
    Peter and Ellen Evans
    Foundations For Growing, LLC
    Jim and Jane Hutchinson
    Johnson and Johnson
    Ann Lovell
    Diane Myer
    Jerry B. Partlow
    Partlow Insurance Agency, Inc.
    PNC Bank Foundation
    Joanne Proschinger
    Quaker Chemical Foundation
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer
    Jeffrey and Stacey Rohrbeck
    Rabbi Margot Stein and Rabbi Myriam Klotz
    Robert and Maureen Stirling
    Steven and Linda Vogler
    Walmart - Exton
    Diana G. Weaverling
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling
    Willis Towers Watson
    Patricia Borth Wilson

Gifts of $500 to $999

  • ABC Paper & Chemical Company, Inc.
    Thad and Heather Bracegirdle
    Jack Burns
    Darby Paoli Management LLC
    General Mills Box Tops
    Giant A+ School Rewards
    Mark and Jennifer Heller
    William Hennessey
    Dr. Michael J. Kelly
    Merck Partnership for Giving
    Janet Paul
    Target Foundation
    Walmart - Norristown
    Walmart - Pottstown
    Scott Wheeler
    Wilks, Lukoff & Bracegirdle, LLC
    Mary Louise Zwaan

Gifts of $100 to $249

  • Mr. and Mrs. Brian Adams
    AmazonSmile
    Anonymous
    Chris and Eileen Armellini
    Bruce and Kathleen Baer
    Sam and Susan Ballam
    Charlene Bebeau
    Morgan and Madeline Beever
    Eugene and Patricia Benasutti
    John Bergen
    Walt and Donna Bielski
    Catherine Bingnear
    Jack and Dorothea Birnbaum
    William and Barbara Bradley
    Craig and Judith Briggs
    Sharon Burkard
    Charles and Beth Ann Buzza
    Baltazar and Marilou Carandang
    Scott and Suzie Carpenter
    Soyun Crowding
    Karl and Debbie Dagg
    Judith Deflice
    Laura Derr
    Dr. Patrick and Marie Elliott
    John Fessler
    Sally Fowler
    Terri Fusaro
    Tom and Heather Fusaro
    Robert J. Germanovich, Jr.
    Carol Gillece
    Andrew Grove
    Laurence and Claire Hackett
    John and Linda Henry
    David and Roseanne Herres
    Craig and Nancy Herring
    Melissa Hessekiel
    Dr. Leon and Randi Katz
    Frank and Kathryn Kirk
    Richard and Janice Kirk
    Mary L. Klein
    Ronald Klos, Jr.
    Richard Kraemer
    Cynthia Laudato
    Paul and Patti LeStourgeon
    Dave Lovell
    Stephen and Terry Martino
    Medical Equipment Resources, Ltd.
    Capt. Raymond and Deborah Mello
    Dale and Alita Miller
    Deborah Miller
    Sandra Molnar
    Patricia Moore
    Brian O'Gorman
    Christopher Opderbeck
    Jeffrey and Catherine Peaper
    Peggy Pennington
    Abbe and Edmund Pescatore, Jr.
    Holly Porter
    Harry Preston
    Barbara Watson Rawls
    Tiia Rettig
    Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Richards
    Richard T. Robertson, Jr.
    Alicia Roletter
    Marlene and Steve Ross
    Drs. Simon and Linda Russin
    Gregory Satko
    The Scharschan Family
    Mary-Jo Siegfried
    Alison Singer
    Diana Staquet
    Edward and Therese Staquet
    Francis and Helen Stecklair
    Talbots
    TAS Logistics, Inc.
    Linda Thom

Gifts of $99 and Under

  • Kim Andreacola and John Baranowski
    Evelyn Ankers
    Rebecca Ashjian
    Sandra Baggot
    Bruce Bailey
    J. Timothy and Erin Bak
    Trung Luong and Chin Banh
    Ruth Bilotta
    M. Bingnear
    Lewis Black
    Jack Blair
    Lynne Boro
    Charles and Elizabeth Bowman
    Bret Boyer and Sonia Voynow
    Karl Bradbury
    Roseanne Bradley
    Henry and Betsy Bullitt
    Kevin and Joan Bunn
    Richard and Sheila Buzza
    Michael and Lorry Callaghan
    Leslie Campo
    Carole Chilton
    R. Wayne and Kathie Choromanski
    Richard and Faye Christy
    Elizabeth Mountford Corson
    Rose Craig
    Mary Elizabeth Curran
    Sandrel DeCoster
    Corrie DiStefano
    Katherine Dix
    Karen Dowdell
    Brian and Linda Duell
    Nancy Evans and Jon Evans
    Exelon Corporation
    Samuel Fisher, III
    The Foley Family
    Joseph and Cori Foltz
    Ivanna Freeman
    Cathy Grebey
    Scott Grimes, Jr.
    R. David Hartzell
    Barbara and Peter Herschel, Sr.
    John Jennings
    Judy Kinman
    The Kula Foundation
    Eleanor Kwapinski
    John Lauber
    Mary Kay Lewis and William Moos
    Dennis and Nancy Markle
    Denise and Jeffrey Matlack, Sr.
    Patricia McFarland
    Carolyn McKenna
    Paul Mitchell
    Paul and Rose Monahan
    Gabriel Navarrete
    Lawrence and Judith Nyatteng
    Abby O'Donnell
    Debbie O'Mahony
    Thomas and Anne Oves
    Frederick and Teresa Pagani
    Christine Palus
    Jack and Jamie Paul
    Donna Pebbles and Christopher Rivet
    James and Amy Persinger
    Ms. Theresa Phillips
    Brian F. Pierzchala
    William and Loretta Pitts, Jr.
    PJM Interconnection
    Terri Power
    Allen C. Qualls
    Maureen and Allen Qualls
    Catalicio and Norma Rasing
    Al and Michelle Ricciardi
    Wm. Richards
    Sallie Richardson and Joseph Zaffarese
    Lindsay and Stephen Riley, III
    Alycia Ross
    Lynne Sansone
    Theresa Scalies-Long
    Robert and Judy Schachner
    Marlena Severini
    Mark Spak
    Stephen and Gina Stover
    Wendy Jo Sturtz
    Patricia Surrick
    Kevin and Katherine Switala
    Rajesh and Priya Thirumaran
    Amy V. Thistle
    David and Peggy Turnier
    Mr. and Mrs. Louis Valenti
    Marie Vicoli
    Ju Zhang and Chunying Yin

Participating United Ways

  • Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) PA
    State Employees Campaign Appeal (SECA)
    Truist
    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

  • Johnson and Johnson
    LPL Financial
    Merck & Company
    PJM Interconnection
    PNC Foundation
    Voya
    Wells Fargo
    Wilks, Lukoff & Bracegirdle, LLC
    Willis Towers Watson

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 DOLORES EDWARDS
    Charles and Elizabeth Bowman
    Brian and Linda Duell
    Frank and Kathryn Kirk
    Patricia McFarland
    Debbie O'Mahony
    Thomas and Anne Oves
    Donna Pebbles and Christopher Rivet
    Marie Vicoli

    IN MEMORY OF FREDERICK W. EVANS
    John Bergen
    Roseanne Bradley
    Leslie Campo
    Nancy Evans and Jon Evans
    Cynthia Feimster
    Ivanna Freeman
    Cathy Grebey
    R. David Hartzell
    Courtney Lambert
    Carolyn Morgan
    Patricia Moore
    Karen Picciotti
    Theresa Scalies-Long

    IN MEMORY OF KATHY FEENEY
    Rose Craig

    IN MEMORY OF WARREN PEDERSEN
    Katherine Dix

    IN MEMORY OF GRANDMOM & GRANDPOP SATKO
    Gregory Satko

    IN MEMORY OF SANDY SHEA
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling

    IN MEMORY OF MARLA SILVER
    Scott Wheeler

    IN MEMORY OF PHILIP WEAVERLING
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling

    IN MEMORY OF BRIAN ZWAAN
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling

    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.
    Sharon Burkard
    Ashley Kate and Scott Grimes, Jr.
    Patricia Borth Wilson


    IN HONOR OF RONAN ABARY
    Catalicio and Norma Rasing

    IN HONOR OF ERIN BAK
    Harry Preston

    IN HONOR OF RACHEL BARANOWSKI
    Kim Andreacola and John Baranowski
    PJM Interconnection

    IN HONOR OF ZACHARY BLAIR
    John Fessler

    IN HONOR OF RYAN BUZZA
    Charles and Beth Ann Buzza
    Sheila and Richard Buzza, Jr.

    IN HONOR OF LIZ CATINO
    Janet W. Smith

    IN HONOR OF CONNOR DINDA
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer

    IN HONOR OF BRANDON DRUGER
    Richard and Janice 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 PIERCE GORMLEY
    Mary Gormley

    IN HONOR OF MELODY GROVE
    Andrew Grove
    TAS Logistics, Inc.

    IN HONOR OF PATRICK HACKETT
    Laurence and Claire Hackett

    IN HONOR OF JACKSON HELLER
    Mark and Jennifer Heller

    IN HONOR OF ZACHARY KATZ
    Dr. Leon and Randi Katz

    IN HONOR OF NICHOLAS KEATING
    Michele Kemble and Jim Keating

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

    IN HONOR OF CHRISTIAN LOVELL
    Ann Lovell
    Merck Partnership for Giving

    IN HONOR OF CATIE MILLER
    Dale and Alita Miller

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

    IN HONOR OF THE MOOS FAMILY
    Vanguard Group colleagues

    IN HONOR OF LILY PAIKOFF
    Judy Kinman

    IN HONOR OF CLARE PEAPER
    Jeffrey and Catherine Peaper

    IN HONOR OF ALFRED RICCIARDI
    Michelle and Al Ricciardi, III

    IN HONOR OF DAMIEN RUEHLE
    The O'Donnell Family

    IN HONOR OF ABIGAIL STOVER
    Stephen and Gina Stover

    IN HONOR OF BRIAN THISTLE
    Amy V. Thistle

    IN HONOR OF GEORGE WEAVERLING
    Diana G. Weaverling

    IN HONOR OF AMANDA YANG
    Ruth Bilotta

In-Kind Gifts

  • Barre3 Main Line Berwyn
    Casey’s Pour House
    Casey’s Restaurant
    Cedar Hollow Inn
    Cheesecake Factory King of Prussia
    Chick-fil-A Lionville
    Costco Concordville
    DataPrint, Inc.
    Lintons Food Service Management
    Soltane Breads and Spreads
    TJ's Restaurant & Drinkery
    Trattoria San Nicola
    Twenty9 Restaurant
    Valley Forge Running Company
    Wegmans of Malvern
    Weso’s Italian Bar and Restaurant
    White Dog Café

VFES Staff Gifts

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

    Amy Abramowitz
    Charlene Aron
    Alexandra Baello
    Barbara Berger
    Lee Berger
    Dabney Blackwell
    Nita Blue
    Annette Brandolini
    Jacquelyn Buchanan-Curry
    Don Buchwald
    Debbie Carletti
    Patricia Carlton
    Mindy Chidester
    Denise Craig
    Ann Curran
    Gina Curry
    Fallon Davis
    Jeanne Erthal
    Cynthia Feimster
    Grace Fornicola
    Vicki Fringer
    Krystle Gallagher
    Jacqueline Gubler
    Theresa Haenn
    Jeanne-Marie Heighton
    Teresa Hight
    Sheila Hricik
    Cary Hunter
    Juliann Jaffe
    Ellen Jordan
    James Kirkpatrick
    Kathryn Klingman
    Murray Kramer
    Tim Krushinski
    Jennifer Kunz
    Courtney Lambert
    Darren Levin
    Jacqui Maxwell
    Anne McCrary
    Marcy McGee
    Ursula Meszaros
    Carolyn Morgan
    Joseph Munley
    Megan Murphy
    Jacque Murray
    Joan Onorato
    Christine Pagel
    Karen Picciotti
    Rita Porreca
    Kaley Roberts
    Brittany Ronen
    Justin Scanlan
    Sarah Schunder
    Michele Seel
    Thomas Smith
    Johanna Spangenberg
    Sandra Spuhler
    Lori Stauffer
    Tiana Turner
    Valerie Tyson
    Cynthia Watkins
    Beverly Wilson
    Lauren Wowk
    Carla Zajac
    Holly Zipperer

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.

    Drs. Simeon Bardin and Susan Denman
    Peter and Ellen Evans
    Jim and Jane Hutchinson
    Ann Lovell
    Diane Myer
    Jerry B. Partlow
    Joanne Proschinger
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer
    Jeffrey and Stacey Rohrbeck
    John Rowley and Melanie Davis Rowley
    Janet W. Smith
    Steven and Lynne Spencer
    Rabbi Margot Stein and Rabbi Myriam Klotz
    Robert and Maureen Stirling
    Frank and Angela Tait
    Steven and Linda Vogler
    Diana G. Weaverling
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling
    Patricia Borth Wilson