Ready for an Encore?

Dust off your boots, Alexandra Kay (AK) is coming back to Chester County for an “Encore Performance” and this time she will be with her full band! Due to her popularity at the United Way Live United in Music Event in September United Way of Chester County is bringing her back for a special concert at the Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center in West Chester on March 25, 2023 at 8:30pm. Proceeds from this event, presented by PECO and Brandywine Valley Heating & Air Conditioning, will benefit United Way of Chester County’s Community Impact & Innovation Fund.

Generating millions of plays weekly on her videos, AK commands the attention of country music fans. The young singer/songwriter has accomplished a multitude of career milestones to date, including her appearance on NBC The Voice, a starring role in the Netflix Original Series ‘Westside’ and reaching the number one spot on the iTunes country chart independently four times with releases “I Kinda Don’t, All The Cowboys, That’s What Love Is” and most recently in October 2022 with her hit “Backroad Therapy.” AK toured in Summer 2022 with Tim McGraw and made her Grand Ole Opry Debut in November 2022. TICKETS GO ON SALE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. Don’t wait – with only 300 tickets available, this show is expected to sell out quickly! General admission reserved seats will be $50 and limited VIP tickets will be available for $100. To learn more, click here.

Community Connection: Diaper and Bedding Drive

Join us in helping families in need by donating diapers and bedding items (must be brand new).

In partnership with Chester County Hospital/Penn Medicine, donations will be accepted until January 30 at these designated collection sites:

  • Chester County Hospital (701 E. Marshall Street Drive, West Chester)
  • United Way of Chester County (150 John Robert Thomas Drive, Exton)

The items will be distributed to Home of the Sparrow, Friends Association and Maternal & Child Health Consortium.

Get the Ball Rolling…Register Today!

Shake off the winter blues and picture yourself on the beautiful lush greens at Penn Oaks Golf Club enjoying a game of golf while supporting your neighbors in need. Participants will also enjoy various hole contests, on-course refreshment stations, luncheon, cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres, dinner and awards. This event, presented by Meridian Bank, will benefit our Community Impact & Innovation Fund.

Haven’t registered yet? What are you waiting for! Contact Christina Wagoner, Senior Vice President of Financial Development, at 610-429-9400 x4101. Limited corporate sponsorships are available. Hurry – this event is expected to sell out fast!

Free Tax Help Available

For millions of Americans, maximizing this year’s tax refund is crucial. To help, we encourage Chester County residents to take advantage of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (LTM VITA) program. VITA provides free tax preparation for low-and moderate-income households and has become an essential service to thousands in our community. 

  • Taxes are prepared by IRS-Certified Volunteers
  • Absolutely no fees
  • Fast refunds with direct deposit
  • File online or drop-off services available

Service locations include Coatesville, Downingtown, Exton, Landenberg, Parkesburg, Phoenixville, Pottstown, Royersford and West Chester.

Last year, this program served 2,600 households in our community, generating an economic impact of over $5.4 million! This program is made possible in part with a grant from the United States IRS and funding from our Community Impact & Innovation Fund. To learn more about locations, times, and what to bring, click here.