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, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 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

  • Frank and Angela Tait

Gifts of $10,000 to $20,000

  • Genuardi Family Foundation
    Gillece Family Foundation
    Lincoln Industrial Corporation
    Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company
    SKF USA, Inc.
    Subaru of America Foundation, Inc.
    TE Connectivity
    The Gordon Charter Foundation

Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999

  • CCRES, Inc.
    Centric Business Systems
    Peter Evans
    WSFS Bank

Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

  • 5 Station Partners
    Jim and Jane Hutchinson
    IMC Construction
    Mary Kay Lewis and William Moos
    Partlow Insurance Agency, Inc.
    PNC Foundation Matching Gift Program
    Joanne Proschinger
    Natalie Ramsey Scheff
    The Mutual Fire Foundation, Inc.

Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

  • Allen A. Stein Family Foundation, Inc.
    Thad and Heather Bracegirdle
    Computer Systems Resource, Inc.
    Dr. Thomas and Catherine Conahan
    Karl and Deborah Dagg
    DataPrint, Inc.
    Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Memorial Fund
    Heckendorn Shiles Architects
    Mark and Jennifer Heller
    William Hennessey
    Dr. Michael J. Kelly
    Rabbi Myriam Klotz and Rabbi Margot Stein
    Amy Laursen
    Ann Lovell
    Math-U-See, Inc.
    Merck Partnership for Giving
    Victoria Moschella
    Debra Powell
    Alan* and Louise Reed
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer
    Jeffrey and Stacey Rohrbeck
    Drs. Simon and Linda Russin
    Janet W. Smith
    Snave Foundation
    Steven* and Lynne Spencer
    Superior Tile and Stone
    The Law Offices of Randy Hope Steen
    Vanguard Group
    Vanguard School Parent
    Teacher Organization
    Walmart - Elverson
    Robert and Maureen Weaverling
    Diana G. Weaverling
    Kathleen M. Wilkins
    Willis Towers Watson
    Patricia Borth Wilson
    Mary Louise Zwaan

Gifts of $500 to $999

  • Anonymous
    ABC Paper and Chemical Company
    Michael and Kristin Arnold
    Charlestown Paving and Excavating, Inc.
    Goshen Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
    Andrew Grove
    Guardian Life Insurance Co.
    Independence Blue Cross
    Jerome N. Kline
    Deborah Miller
    Diane Miller
    George V. Mitchell
    John Rowley and
    Melanie Davis Rowley
    Donald and Hetherington Smith
    Target Foundation
    Wells Fargo
    Scott Wheeler
    Wisler Pearlstine, LLP

Gifts of $250 to $499

  • Anonymous
    Brian, Elizabeth and Matthew Adams
    William and Barbara Bradley
    Nora Cincotta
    Comfort Keepers
    Donald and Harriet Danese
    Giant A+ School Rewards
    General Mills Box Tops
    Anne and John McDonnell, Jr.
    Carolyn Morgan
    Ranieri Family
    David and Ruth Richards
    Jean and Richard Robertson, Jr.
    Howard and Denise Stredler
    Timothy and Katharine Weymouth

Gifts of $100 to $249

  • AmazonSmile
    Anonymous
    Chris and Eileen Armellini
    Patricia Arrington
    Bruce and Julia Bailey
    Sam and Susan Ballam
    Walter and Donna Bielski
    Cathy Bingnear
    Michael and Beth Boguski
    Eric and Crissi Brandt
    Craig and Judith Briggs
    Mark and Maureen Brosso
    Kevin and Joan Bunn
    Diane Burke
    Thomas Burke
    Charles and Beth Ann Buzza
    Dr. John Carr
    Gerard and Cheryll Conway
    C.R. Van De Velde and Lee Cooper
    Kevin and Diane Corrigan
    Joseph Dailey
    Laura Derr
    Stephen Dupont and Kaaren Sorensen
    Colin Dyckman
    Robert and Nancy Elfant
    John Fessler
    Beth Fornicola
    Timothy and Ellen Foster
    David and Christine Fryman
    Terri Fusaro
    Robert Germanovich, Jr.
    Carol Gillece
    David Gordon
    Larry and Claire Hackett
    Craig and Nancy Herring
    Daniel and Monica Hilferty
    Michele Holden
    Integrated Medical Group
    Jacobson & John, LLP
    Andrew and Donna Katz
    Dr. Leon and Randi Katz
    Michele Kemble and James Keating
    Kilmac Construction Corp.
    Rev. Richard and Janice Kirk
    James G. Kirkpatrick
    Ronald E. Klos, Jr.
    Leaf Floor Covering
    Ed Loeb
    William MacLaughlin
    Marchese Opticians
    Stephen and Terry Martino
    Margaret McMenamin and Mary Beth Spirk
    Richard McMonigle and Kathleen Chancler
    MD Advantage
    Medical Equipment Resources, Ltd.
    Raymond and Deborah Mello
    Dale and Alita Miller
    Paul and Rose Monahan
    Tim Nolen
    Michael and Eileen O’Donnell
    Brian O’Gorman
    Joseph and Barbara O’Loughlin
    Daniel Patton
    Peg Pennington
    Abbe and Edmund Pescatore, Jr.
    Barbara Rawls
    Tiia Rettig
    Mr. and Mrs. William Richards
    Dorothy Richards
    Alicia Roletter
    Gloria Rose
    S&S Trucking

    James, Maria and Greg Satko
    Lynne M. Schultz-Boro
    Mark and Teresa Sharrow
    Lorieann and Stephen Showers, Jr.
    Susan Snyder
    Raymond and Tina Sokolowski
    Edward and Therese Staquet
    Diana L. Staquet
    Frank and Helen Stecklair
    Rajesh and Priya Thirumaran
    Amelia Thistle
    David and Peggy Turnier
    Louis and Suzanne Valenti
    Jinny and Joe Varley

Gifts of $99 and Under

  • William Adams, Jr.
    Mary Angelozzi
    Rebecca Ashjian
    Sandra Baggot
    Morgan and Madeline Beever
    Jack and Dorothea Birnbaum
    Catherine Bittle
    Jack Blair
    Karin Bosch
    Karl Bradbury
    Chris Brady-Long
    Nancy Burd
    Sheila and Richard Buzza, Jr.
    Lucille Candeloro
    Ms. Nancy Carey
    Ryann Carey
    Michele Carlin
    Scott and Suzie Carpenter
    Richard and Faye Christy
    Robert and Lori Clark
    Elizabeth Cooper
    Soyun Crowding
    Mark Dixon Damico
    Alvin and Truddie Darden
    Kelsey Darden
    Ronald and Sally Daugherty
    Mark and Tammy Dinda
    Katherine Dix
    Elizabeth Donaher
    Marlene Simon and William Dougherty
    Nancy Evans
    Exelon Matching Gifts Program for Education
    Robert and Michele Feehery
    Will and Anita Foley
    Rich and Kim Fornicola
    Nancy Fox
    Matthew and Stephanie Gambill
    Judith Gentile
    Lisa Gibbons
    Paul and Marie Gilligan
    Brandee Gilmore
    William and Elizabeth Greco
    Albert and Colleen Grove
    Li Zheng and Qun Gu
    Michael and Kathleen Haag and Family
    Barbara and Peter Herschel, Sr.
    Cary Hunter
    Peter and Jocelyn Ippolito
    Richard and Beverly Jordan
    Norma Kasper
    Harry and Regina Keogh
    Tara Kinee
    Judy Kinman
    Nika Kownurko
    Joe and Peg Lavery
    Patricia Lee
    Paul and Patti LeStourgeon
    Adam Levitt
    Chris and Cree Lewis
    Anthony Lombardo
    JP Lopez
    Frances and Roy Love, III
    Trung Luong and Chin Banh
    Cheryl Macklin
    Cirel Magen
    Richard Maimon
    Cathy and Howard Maris
    Nancy Markle
    Brian and Donna McAndrews
    Wendy McKenna
    Melinda Milliken
    Paul Mitchell
    Marilyn Murphy
    Peter and Susan Murray
    Arlene Nespoli
    Terry Nolen and Amy Murphy
    Patrick and Karen Noonan
    Donald and Rosalie O’Brien
    Charles and Marie O’Donnell
    Kellie O’Loughlin
    Jeffrey and Catherine Peaper
    Charles and Jennifer Pedrick
    Daniel Pescatore
    Cathie Putnam
    Florence Putnam
    Allen and Maureen Qualls
    Allen C. Qualls
    Nancy Ratcliff
    Edward Reed
    William P. Richards
    Karen Richards-Schmitz
    Lindsay and Steve Riley, III
    Douglas Rose
    Robert and Judy Schachner
    Drew Schuler
    Carol Monahan Schute
    Michael and Andrea Seaner
    Joseph and Maria Seiler
    Patricia Sheehan
    Barbara Smith
    Jean Smith
    Kimberly Stokes
    Peter and Holly Stupak
    Lynn Takach
    Judith Thompson
    David E. Troyer
    Daniel and Diane Van Dyke
    Bruce Ward
    Kathleen Whelan
    Joseph Wills
    Raymond and Doris Windle
    Chris Wrampelmeier

Participating United Ways

  • State Employees 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
    PNC Foundation
    The Vanguard Group
    Wells Fargo
    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 GINO FORNICOLA
    Eric and Crissi Brandt


    IN MEMORY OF MURRAY KRAMER
    Judy Thompson
    Kathleen M. Wilkins

    IN MEMORY OF IRIS LEVITT
    Adam Levitt


    IN MEMORY OF MARY LOUISE
    Mitchell
    George and Margaret Mitchell, Jr.


    IN MEMORY OF ANAISE NOLEN
    Michael and Beth Boguski
    Karin Bosch
    Nancy Burd
    Thomas Burke
    Dr. Lucille Candeloro
    Nancy Carey
    Ryann Carey
    Michele Carlin
    Gerard and Cheryl Conway
    Elizabeth Cooper
    Lee Cooper
    Kevin and Diane Corrigan
    Joseph and Donna Dailey
    Elizabeth Donaher
    William Dougherty and
    Marlene Simon
    Robert and Nancy Elfant
    Robert and Michele Feehery
    Timothy and Ellen Foster
    Nancy Fox
    David and Christina Fryman
    Judith Gentile
    David Gordon
    Daniel and Monica Hilferty
    Integrated Medical Group
    Harry and Regina Keogh
    Anthony Lombardo
    Cheryl Ann Macklin
    William MacLaughlin
    Cirel Magen
    Richard Maimon
    Marchese Opticians
    Richard McMonigle and
    Kathleen Chancler
    MD Advantage
    Melinda Milliken
    Marilyn Murphy
    Arlene Nespoli
    Tim Nolen
    Charles and Marie O’Donnell
    Charles and Jennifer Pedrick
    Cathie Putnam
    Florence Putnam
    Ranieri Family
    Douglas Rose
    Carol Monahan Schute
    Schwab Charitable Fund
    Joe and Maria Seiler
    Patricia Sheehan
    Barbara Smith
    Donald and Hetherington Smith
    Jean Smith
    Kimberly Stokes
    Kathleen Whelan
    Raymond and Doris Windle


    IN MEMORY OF WARREN PEDERSEN
    Katherine Dix


    IN MEMORY OF ARTHUR H. SAMET
    Leon and Randi Katz


    IN MEMORY OF MARLA SILVER
    Scott Wheeler


    IN MEMORY OF JOHN THISTLE
    Amelia Thistle


    IN MEMORY OF PHILIP WEAVERLING
    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.


    Wendy McKenna
    Patricia Borth Wilson


    IN HONOR OF MATTHEW ADAMS
    William A. Adams, Jr.


    IN HONOR OF ZACHARY BLAIR
    John W. Fessler


    IN HONOR OF BENJAMIN BRACEGIRDLE
    Tim and Cathy Conahan


    IN HONOR OF DALTON BUNN
    Kevin and Joan Bunn


    IN HONOR OF RYAN BUZZA
    Charles and Beth Ann Buzza


    IN HONOR OF KELLY CARPENTER
    Scott and Suzie Carpenter


    IN HONOR OF CONNOR DINDA
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer


    IN HONOR OF GRACE FORNICOLA
    Beth Fornicola
    Margaret McMenamin and Mary Beth Spirk


    IN HONOR OF ALEXIS FUSARO
    William and Barbara Bradley
    Terri Fusaro


    IN HONOR OF ZYGMUNT GAMBILL
    Matthew and Stephanie Gambill


    IN HONOR OF TREY GILLECE
    Carol Gillece


    IN HONOR OF MELODY GROVE
    Albert and Colleen Grove
    Andrew Grove


    IN HONOR OF PATRICK HACKETT
    Larry and Claire Hackett


    IN HONOR OF JACKSON HELLER
    Mark and Jennifer Heller


    IN HONOR OF OCEALYN HOULE
    Lynn Takach


    IN HONOR OF CHELSEA KATZ
    Andrew and Donna Katz


    IN HONOR OF BRENDEN LESTOURGEON
    Paul and Patti Lestourgeon


    IN HONOR OF CHRISTIAN LOVELL
    Ann Lovell


    IN HONOR OF JASON LUONG
    Trung Luong and Chin Banh


    IN HONOR OF OLIVIA MARTINO
    Steven and Terry Martino


    IN HONOR OF JOHN MCDONNELL
    John and Anne McDonnell, Jr.


    IN HONOR OF JACQUE MURRAY
    Howard and Denise Stredler


    IN HONOR OF RYAN NELSON
    Todd Murphy and Marie Paolucci


    IN HONOR OF JOE O'LOUGHLIN
    Kellie O'Loughlin


    IN HONOR OF RITA PORRECA
    Lisa Gibbons


    IN HONOR OF DAMIEN RUEHLE
    Michael and Eileen O'Donnell


    IN HONOR OF JAKOB SCHEIDLY
    Joanne Proschinger


    IN HONOR OF SUMMER RAE SCHMITZ
    David and Ruth Richards


    IN HONOR OF DR. JO SPANGENBERG
    Dr. Timothy and
    Katharine Weymouth


    IN HONOR OF COLIN STUPAK
    Peter and Holly Stupak


    IN HONOR OF VANGUARD SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STAFF
    Rebecca Ashjian
    Mark and Tammy Dinda
    Susan Snyder
    David and Anne Troyer


    IN HONOR OF PATRICIA BORTH WILSON
    Patricia Lee

     

    * DECEASED

VFES Staff Gifts

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

    Amy Abramowitz
    Sascha Baello
    Barbara Berger
    Lee Berger
    Dabney Blackwell
    Nita Blue
    Jacquelyn Buchanan-Curry
    Mary Campbell
    Ann Curran
    Gina Curry
    Cynthia Feimster
    Melissa Flowers
    Christine Foisy
    Grace Fornicola
    Vicki Fringer
    Krystle Gallagher
    Salud Gaytan Lemus
    Jeanne-Marie Heighton
    Teresa Hight
    Sheila Hricik
    Ellen Jordan
    Kathi Klingman
    Darren Levin
    Jacqui Maxwell
    Anne McCrary
    Marcy McGee
    Ursula Meszaros
    Kate Mullen
    Jacque Murray
    Joan Onorato
    Erica Pierce
    Rita Porreca
    Dan Reardon
    Sheba Simms
    Tom Smith
    Johanna Spangenberg
    Sandy Spuhler
    Nena Stetson
    Deborah Swaney
    Tiana Tohidi
    Paige Tursi
    Karen Vadner
    Cindy Watkins
    Lisa Wood
    Carla Zajac

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.

    Bob Bennett
    Thad and Heather Bracegirdle
    Dr. Thomas and Catherine Conahan
    Karl and Debbie Dagg
    Peter Evans
    Dr. Grace Fornicola
    Jim and Patti Gillece
    Mark and Jennifer Heller
    Bill Hennessey
    Jim and Jane Hutchinson
    Dr. Mike Kelly
    Amy Laursen
    Ann Lovell
    William Moos and Mary Kay Lewis
    Victoria Moschella
    Jerry B. Partlow
    Debbie Powell
    Joanne Proschinger
    Natalie Ramsey Scheff
    Alan* and Louise Reed
    Robert and Faye Richelderfer
    Jeff and Stacey Rohrbeck
    Drs. Simon and Linda Russin
    Sheba Simms
    Janet W. Smith
    Steve* and Lynne Spencer
    Rabbi Margot Stein and
    Rabbi Myriam Klotz
    Frank and Angela Tait
    Diana G. Weaverling
    Bob and Maureen Weaverling
    Dr. Kathleen M. Wilkins
    Patty Borth Wilson
    Carla Zajac
    Mary Louise Zwaan