Outreach

"Logos" link to the respective websites.

West Grove Early Care & Development Center: "Supporting the independent search for knowledge through PLAY."

The center is located on the grounds of West Grove Friends Meeting.

History:

West Grove Early Care & Development Center is a non-profit corporation, fully licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide child care services to children from 8 weeks to 12 years of age.

The center was first incorporated in July of 1979; the realization of a dream formulated by a study

group under the leadership of Helen McNeil of Oxford in 1977, and has been in operation since

September 24th, 1979.

Mission:

The mission of West Grove Area Day Care Center is to provide affordable, flexible, high-quality

childcare and pre-school to families in the Southern Chester County area.  At West Grove Early Care

& Development Center we recognize that each child is an individual; that all children are creative; and

that all children feel the need to succeed. We respect the individual needs of children; foster a caring and creative environment; and emphasize the social,emotional, physical, and intellectual development of each child.

Family Promise of Southern Chester County: Family Promise is a national, non-profit initiative founded in 1986. Family Promise of Southern Chester County, one of over 180 local affiliates, was established in early 2015 after a year of planing and we intend to start operations September, 2015.

VISION: Family Promise of Southern Chester County is committed to alleviating homelessness in Southern Chester County, Pennsylvania.

MISSION: Family Promise of Southern Chester County is organized to help children and their families experiencing homelessness achieve lasting self-sufficiency and stability by providing shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services through a network of congregations and volunteers until they find sustainable housing.

West Grove Friends Meeting supports Kennett Friends Meeting in hosting families through Family Promise for a week once every three months througout the year.

Dining for Women: "Changing the world one woman, one girl, one dinner at a time."

Dining for Women is a global giving circle that funds grassroots programs working in developing countries to fight gender inequality. Dining for Women celebrates the power of the individual to see an injustice and act to change it; to see need and act to fill it. Dining for Women’s members are deeply involved in the programs we support and the problems we seek to address. Our education component is equally as important as our fundraising.

Our collective-giving model is proving that small contributions, aggregated together, can make a huge difference.

Dining For Women-West Grove Chapter meets at West Grove Meeting on the third Sunday of each month for lunch or dinner.  Please click here to visit our chapter's Facebook page.

153 E. Harmony Road, PO Box 7, West Grove, PA 19390   ~  (610) 869-2143  ~  WGQuakers@gmail.com

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