United Way of Chester County launched the Chester County COVID-19 Response Fund allowing us to deploy resources to community-based organizations offering crucial support to families and individuals in need immediately during the Global Pandemic.

  • $814,553.30 total dollars contributed by 314 individuals, corporations and foundations
  • 132 grants were distributed to 91 organizations
  • $319,500 granted towards food insecurity
  • $214,000 granted towards continuing services
  • $137,000 granted towards homeless prevention
  • $89,295 granted towards medical needs
  • $54,758 granted towards mental health services
  • In partnership with Kimberly-Clark, we were able to donate 2,500 bottles of body wash, 5,000 toothbrushes and 10,000 rolls of toilet paper
  • We distributed 3 pallets of Banana Republic clothing valued at an estimated $10,000


(As of 10/31/2020)

The following non-profit organizations have received rapid response grants for COVID-19 related activities and services.

A Haven, Chester County
ABC123 Early Learning Center, Phoenixville
ACT in Faith, West Chester
Alianzas de Phoenixville, Phoenixville
Ann’s Heart, Greater Phoenixville
Barclay Friends, West Chester
Brandywine Grace Church, Downingtown
Bridge Academy and Community Center, Greater Coatesville
CCIU Head Start, Chester County
Cerebral Palsy Association of Chester County
Charles A. Melton Center, Greater West Chester
Chester County Food Bank, Chester County
Chester County Hospital
Chester County Women’s Services, Coatesville
Child Guidance Resource Center, Coatesville
Christ the King Deaf Church, DeafCan!, Chester County
Clarifi, Inc., Exton
Coatesville Area Senior Center, Coatesville
Coatesville Youth initiative, Coatesville
Community Health and Dental, Northern Chester County
Community Volunteers in Medicine, West Chester
Community Youth and Women’s Alliance (CYWA), Coatesville
Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, Coatesville
Downingtown Communities That Care, Downingtown
Family Promise of Southern Chester County, Kennett Square
Family Service of Chester County
Friends Association for the Care & Protection of Children, West Chester
Friends Home in Kennett, Kennett Square
Good Neighbors, Inc., Southern Chester County
Good Samaritan Services, Coatesville & Phoenixville
Good Works, Inc., Chester County
Greater Deliverance Development Outreach, Coatesville
Health Care Access Phoenixville, Phoenixville
Hearts in Hands Community Center, Coatesville/Downingtown
Home of the Sparrow, Malvern
Honey Brook Food Pantry, Honey Brook
Hope Beyond Borders / Coatesville Kids to College, Coatesville
Hopewell United Methodist Church, Downingtown
Housing Authority of Chester County
Human Services, Inc., Chester County
KenCrest, Chester County
Kennett Area Community Services, Kennett Square
Kennett Area YMCA, Kennett Square
Keystone Human Services, Downingtown

La Comunidad Hispana, Kennett Square
Life Transforming Ministries/VITA, Coatesville
Maternal Child Health Consortium, West Chester
Mighty Writers, Kennett Square
New London Counseling Center, Southern Chester County
North Star of Chester County, West Chester
Octorara Food Cupboard, Octorara
Open Hearth, Inc. / Financial Stability Center, Chester County
Orion, Greater Phoenixville
Oxford Area Neighborhood Services, Oxford
Oxford Lighthouse, Oxford
Oxford Senior Center, Oxford
Parkesburg Point, Parkesburg
Peacemaker Center, Chester County
Phoenixville Area Children’s Learning Center, Phoenixville
Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS), Phoenixville
Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA), Phoenixville
Phoenixville Area Senior Center, Phoenixville
Phoenixville Women’s Outreach, Phoenixville
Providence Church, Coatesville
Safe Harbor of Greater West Chester
Salvation Army Service Extension, Western Chester County
SILO, Oxford
St. Mary’s Franciscan Shelter, Phoenixville
St. Vincent de Paul, Coatesville
Surrey Services, Devon
The Arc of Chester County
The Clinic, Phoenixville
The Garage, Kennett Square
The Hickman, West Chester
The Salvation Army, West Chester
Valley Youth House, West Chester
Volunteer English Program, West Chester
West Chester Area Day Care Center, West Chester
West Chester Area Senior Center, West Chester
West Chester Food Cupboard, West Chester
West Chester Methodist Church, Greater West Chester
Westside Community Center, West Chester
YMCA, Brandywine Branch
YMCA of Greater Brandywine, West Chester
YMCA, Jennersville Branch
YMCA, Kennett Square Branch
YoungMoms, Kennett Square
Youth Mentoring Partnership, Malvern