The mission of T&E Care is to maintain a network of people providing financial and other material assistance to persons in need in and around the Tredyffrin and Easttown township area.
FALL FEST 2016
We are very excited to announce this year's Fall Fest, Round Up for T&E Care, sponsored by Zeke Capital Advisors. The event will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at St. Davids Golf Club in Radnor, from 6:30-11. MANY more details can be found at the Fall Fest page. You can now RSVP and/or buy raffle tickets on our website. We are offering some amazing raffle prizes to the entire community, as you don't have to be present to win. We hope you can join us and support this important event! Questions or offers of help should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plans are underway for the 2016 Holiday Drive. We will be putting the wishlists on the website starting Monday, November 14. Please check out our Holiday Drive 2016 page for many more details about this very important event! Thanks for your support!
Thanksgiving Dinner Program 2016
Again this year T&E Care volunteers will be working to prepare Thanksgiving dinners for a number of local families. St. Luke Lutheran Churchin Devon has again graciously offered their space to use for this preparation, which will take place on Wednesday morning, November 23.
We’ll need 6-8 volunteers for each of the 2 shifts (10-11:30, noon-1:30). For safety reasons we ask that no one under 18 volunteer unless accompanied by an adult.
In addition to cooking volunteers, we will be requesting donations of turkeys and other food items, bags of non-perishable groceries for each family, and several other non-food items (reusable grocery bags, containers, etc).
Sign-ups for those items can be found at SIGN UP GENIUS. As we determine sizes of families we may be adding more to this list - so don't hesitate to check back if you don't see something you want to get now.
We are asking that ALL food donations - except turkeys - be delivered to St. Luke's (203 W. Valley Forge Rd, Devon) on Tuesday evening, 11/22, between 6:00pm - 8:00pm so that we have all of our ingredients on hand when we arrive to cook on Wednesday morning.
Turkeys can be delivered to St. Luke's on Wednesday morning between 9:00am - noon.
Thanks to Cindy Gilroy, Danyll Lockett, and Laura Pratt for again working to coordinate this program. Please contact us at email@example.com with questions or to offer to help out.
NOTE: Information about the December Holiday Dinner Program will be posted soon.
JENNIFER ON THE AVENUE
Special Event for T&E Care
Open House to support T&E Care
Monday, October 24
Jennifer On The Avenue
722 West Lancaster Ave
Berwyn, PA 19312
Thanks for the support!
Paoli Village Shoppes Partners with T&E Care - 2016
As part of the community celebrations this year - Paoli Village Shoppes celebrated its 50th anniversary this fall. They hosted assorted events throughout the fall, culminating with the Paoli Blues Fest on October 1. All the money raised during this time was presented to T&E Care in early October. Additionally the PVS collected 50 bags of assorted supplies to be given to local families, including $25 coupons to many of the stores within the PVS. Thanks thanks thanks to PVS for considering this partnership and helping in our efforts to lend assistance to local families.
EXCITING PARTNERSHIP WITH JOHN'S VILLAGE MARKET
John’s Village Market (676 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn) has partnered with T&E Care in an effort to provide food for local neighbors. Whenever there, customers are encouraged to purchase "coupons for hoagies" which can be redeemed by community members when needs arise. $5/hoagie coupon. Stop by John’s Village Market anytime this fall and order coupons to be offered to local families.
The Annual Alternative Gift Market
November 12 and 13
The Baptist Church in the Great Valley and the United Church of Christ are partnering again to host the 5th annual Alternative Gift MarketSaturday, November 12 (9-3) and Sunday, November 13 (12-3). It will be held this year at the Baptist Church (945 Valley Forge Rd, Devon). This is a great opportunity to find some unique and fun holiday gifts for family and friends and do “holiday shopping that helps others”. Proceeds from the event benefit T&E Care. For more details go to their website at http://www.altgiftmkt.com/ and/or check them out on facebook!!!
Turkey Burn for T&E Care
Come to the annual Turkey Burn – an hour of fun and dance on Saturday morning, November 26. Cindy Brauer, from Mojo Fitness, does a great job of making exercise fun for all ages.It'sa wonderful way to remove those extra pounds from Thanksgiving. $10/person, all proceeds benefit T&E Care. More details to be updated very soon. (Check out Mojo Fitnessfor other classes all year long.)
Blue Sky and Deck 5 Playing for T&E Care
Again this year the Blue Sky Band and Deck 5 Band will play a concert to benefit T&E Care. Come to 30 Main in Berwyn on the evening of Friday, December 2, and enjoy these popular bands. You can dance or just groove to the tunes! The bands are doing these concerts with no compensation - just for the good of the organization. Entrance fee for those in attendance is a gift card for the upcoming Holiday Drive. More details to come - but for now - save the date!
SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE 2016
Thanks again to everyone for the huge support for this year's School Supply Drive. Over 240 local students received this support this year - many more than in the past. For more details on the drive and the results, check out the Results Page.
SPECIAL NEEDS FOR LOCAL FAMILIES
If you have the ability to help with any of these VERY important needs for a few of our local families - please let us know. The power of "community" can often make the impossible possible!
A family is moving into an efficiency and needs a small dinette set. (4 chairs, dark wood if possible), 7/15/16
We can always use laptops!!!! If you have a laptop that you think will still work well but you need to upgrade - let us know and we'll look at the old laptop! It MUST be a newer model than Vista (no XP units). We are also only licensed to take PCs. Thanks!
We also need computer mice - for desktops or laptops. We prefer the type that are plugged in with USB ports as opposed to wireless mice that need continual battery replacements! If you have any extra mice - let us know!
If you can help out with anything requested in the section above - please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. THANKS!
T&E Care and Amazon Smile T&E Care is now part of the Amazon Smile Foundation program. You might have shopped on Amazon.com and seen a notice to "click here" for a portion of your bill to go to a charity of your choice. This is just like the old Genuardi program that some of you might remember. You pay $xxx for a product. 0.5% of that price then goes to your designated charity. If you didn't designate a charity, Amazon would just keep the 0.5%. Your cost does NOT increase if you designate a charity!
So.... if you are an online shopper and Amazon is one of your go-to sites, please consider naming T&E Care as your charity of choice. It's easy to do but you need to register in advance (one time only):
Be sure you are signed into your own Amazon account.
Name your charity of choice: Tredyffrin & Easttown Care
That's it! It takes 30 seconds to do! You only need to name us once, and then we are the named site from then on. From then on always go to www.smile.amazon.com to start your shopping (instead of amazon.com) and it will always register this charity. (If you forget you'll get a notice reminding you when you go to amazon.com!)
This type of donation can really add up if lots of people sign up! Many thanks for your support!
Click here for a PDF copy of the coupon. This is needed to receive the discount.
Car Wash for T&E Care
Spa Car Wash in Berwyn is having a fundraiser for T&E Care! For any "Real Works Wash" (normally $24.99), you will get a $3 saving PLUS $5 will be donated to T&E Care. This fundraiser is good for a whole year - and you can use it as many times as you want (you just need to download multiple coupons). So if you get your car washed anyway - you can save money and donate money all at one time! Thanks to Spa Car Wash for being a partner with us! (You can ignore the deadline on the coupon.)
Just click on the coupon on the left to download a PDF copy. ←
Making a donation to T&E Care in lieu of a gift
Are you struggling to think of the perfect gift for the person on your list who has everything? Consider making a donation to T&E Care in his/her name? This option is always available - at the holidays or anytime of year. Information on making donations to honor others can be found on our donations page. A letter will be sent to your recipient alerting them of your kind donation (or we can send a card to you for you to wrap and give yourself).
Thanks for considering this option.
Many THANKS for the recent donations ....
October 2016 - the Paoli Village Shoppes was so thrilled with the response of the first 50 gift cards, they donated another 150 of them! 100 were given to the local food banks to spice up those distributions, and 50 more will be used with our upcoming holiday drive. What an amazing donation!
October 2016 - this year the Paoli Village Shoppes turned 50 yrs old. In celebrating this special anniversary they collected 50 bags of supplies for T&E Care to be handed out at our holiday drive They also sold raffle tickets at the Paoli Blues Fest, with proceeds coming to T&E Care. AND they donated 50 $25 gift cards to some of the stores in the shopping center - to be donated to some of the families we support. Thanks to Nudy's Cafe, HomeCooked, Plato's Closet, TJ's, Primo Hoagies, Studio H, and Concord Pet Food for supporting this program.
October 2016 - Thanks to Trinity Presbyterian Church in Berwyn for a donation from their mission program. We continue to be very thankful for the support of the many local churches.
September 2016 - Thanks to Cammy Wagner and Debbie Weger for helping out at the Tredyffrin "Party in the Park" event. And how fun to have had so many wonderful folks stop by the T&E Care table to say hi!
July 2016 - Much gratitude to the following camps that offered scholarships to help with our summer camp program: Sky High Baskeball, Tredyffrin Township, Center on Central, TEYSA, Future Stars, Pro Martial Arts, and Home Cooked (discount).
July 2016 - A huge thanks to those groups and businesses who supported our recent school supply drive: Wegmans (King of Prussia and Frazer), USLI Care2Fund, RE/MAX Main Line Charitable Foundation, Johnson Matthey, BUMS (Berwyn United Methodist Church Preschool), the Tredyffrin Library, Play It Again Sports, and Conestoga HS.
July 2016 - A round of applause to CCRES, (Chester County Regional Educational Services) for the award of a $6000 grant toward our College Assistance Program. We very much appreciate their continued support for this very important part of T&E Care's mission to help local families get into better situations. The mission of CCRES is to ensure quality educational and human service programs for children, families, and schools. For more information on CCRES, go to www.ccres.org.
July 2016 - A special thanks for the Bewyn Devon Business and Professional Organization for recognizing T&E Care with a $1000 donation at their annual dinner. These funds are the result of the May Fest.
June 2016 - Once again a huge thanks to The Nelson Foundation for offering us a $6000 grant to be used towards our College Assistance Program. The budget for this program continues to grow, so this support is MUCH appreciated.
June 2016 - A HUGE shout out to the NEES PTO for hosting the Fun Run in late May and donating some of the funds received to T&E Care. Over $4700 were offered to us for our various programs. WOW!
June 2016 - Thanks to the anonymous donor to T&E Care. We received your amazing donation and want to thank you VERY MUCH!!!
May 2016 - Thanks to the Devon PTO for making a donation to T&E Care! We love the PTO connections that we have!
May 2016 - Many thanks to Village Wellness (Berwyn) for running a fund raiser for us on Laugh Yoga Day!
April 2016 - Thanks again to Van Cleve Collections (Paoli) for hosting a shopping day for community residents in support of T&E Care. It's always nice to have local businesses trying to help our organization.
March 2016 - MANY thanks to Daisy Troop #41246 at NEES for creating birthday bags for some local families. Each bag contains cake mix, frosting mix, and assorted other items needed to have a birthday party. How fun and how valuable!
February 2016 - Berwyn United Methodist Church sent us a surprise donation. The support of the local churches is very encouraging in our efforts.
February 2016 - The Rotary Club of the Upper Main Line recently surprised us with a wonderful donation. What a terrific assistance this will be for our efforts!
February 2016 - We get occasional corporate matching donations - thanks to all who sign us up for this assistance. The most recent match was from The Merck Foundation. Thanks for this great donation!
February 2016 - Special thanks to CCRES (Chester County Regional Educational Services) for sending us the balance of the grant donation that was approved in 2015. This grant is used to help cover some of the costs for our very important College Assistance Program.
January 2016 - Some VFMS teachers directed their donation for the Casual Friday Fund to T&E Care in January. What a fun way to help out a local group!
January 2016 - St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church again included T&E Care in the Holiday “Gifts of Hope” program and donations were made to that effort. Thanks so much to this church for once again being such a great partner to T&E Care.
January 2016 - St. John’s Presbyterian Church got a surprise donation from the Board of Deacons a few weeks ago. We very much appreciate the continued help from this amazing church!'
January 2016 - We recently received some United Way funds from folks who designate T&E Care in that program. Thanks to all those who help us in this way. (For anyone else who might be interested, we are #49470.)
January 2016 - Before the holidays Allison and Michael Hayden hosted an annual holiday party and asked for donations to T&E Care in lieu of hostess gifts. Afte the party they handed us many many many gift cards as the result of this party - which are fantastic for us to have through the winter months when requests come in. Thanks to all attendees who made these donations possible! The Hayden Hoopla is one of our favorite parties!
January 2016 - Thanks to Jessica Mintz, our local Pampered Chef, for running a party in December and donating a percent of the proceeds to T&E Care. We appreciate this support. Happy cooking!
January 2016 - What a great way to start the year! Ava Novelli, a local 9-yr old, asked for donations to T&E Care instead of birthday gifts. Her friends (all part of TEYSA soceer teams) donated the money to cover a tuition to TEYSA's summer camp - which is perfect for our camp program! Happy Birthday Ava!
Cammy and Sandi work at Tredyffrin's Party In The Park, Sept 2016.
Debbie greets visitors to the table.
2016 New Eagle Fun Run participants
More fun at the NEES Fun Run 2016
NEES volunteers at the Fun Run.
April 2015 New Eagle Fun Run
NEES mascot congratulates a student.
Eadeh Enterprises volunteers help a local family.
T&E Care accepts a check from the SPW.
T&E Care volunteers at the Wilson Park Birthday Party.
T&E Kids Care help out at Wilson Park.
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T&E Care is an IRS recognized non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the tax code. The official registration and financial information of Tredyffrin & Easttown Care may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1 (800) 732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
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