The Outreach Committee

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month

            Our members’ goal is to reach out to the Coatesville area residents by raising money for and giving our time to worthwhile organizations that serve Coatesville.  All residents are welcome to join the Committee.
Check the Bugle and/or Channel 1970 for information on the meetings.


Outreach Fundraising Events

Valentine’s Day Bake Sale and Raffle
Mother’s Day Plant and Flower Sale
Hot Dog Dinner (benefits FVB Scholarship Fund)
Crab Cake Sale in November
Christmas Plant and Flower Sale


Recipients of Monetary Donations - 2022
(Donations in Dollars)

Birthright     500
Brandywine Health Foundation McNeil Library   500
Canine Partners for Life  250
Chester County Food Bank 500
Chester County Food Bank Backpack Program 600
Chester County Connect 500
Coatesville Youth Initiative 500
FBV Scholarship Fund 1000
Good Works, Inc. 500
Habitat for Humanity   500
Lucky Dawg Animal Rescue 250
Salvation Army Food Pantry 500
Unite for Her 500
Total Monetary Donations 2022 =


Activities Sponsored by Outreach

Needlework Group

Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month

Knit and Crochet – Afghans, Baby Blankets, New Born Hats, Chemo Hats

Sew – Pregnancy Bags


Who receives the benefits from the Needlework Group – 2022 Donations

Abramson Cancer Center 98 Chemo Hats
Chester County Connect 75 Baby Blankets
Chester County Connect 75 Baby Hats
Chester County Connect 75 Pregnancy Bags
Residents of the Inn 52 Afghans


Casserole Club – Texas Hash Casserole

First Wednesday of each month

Deliver frozen casserole to Atrium by the puzzle table by 9:30 AM

You supply the ingredients. Pan is provided and can be picked up in the Atrium
next to Grandfather Clock in the credenza door closest to pool.

For Recipe or more information contact Elaine Merhar at 3307 or 610-918-4790

Who receives the benefit from the casseroles – 2022 Donations

           Our Lady of the Rosary of Coatesville to feed the homeless              184 Casseroles


Collections Gathered from FVB Residents

Recycled Ink Cartridges

Turn in anytime to the container in the Creative Arts Room, 3rd floor

Cartridges are regularly recycled at Staples

Who receives the benefit for the credit received from the recycling:

            Brandywine Health Foundation


Soda Tabs

Collect your tabs.  When you want to turn them, you can deposit them in the can
in the Hunt Club, put them into mailbox #428, or deliver directly to Linda Johnson.

Who receives the benefits from the collection:

            Ronald McDonald House       


Winter Coats and Warm Jackets (Fall Collection)

Who receives the benefits from the collection:

Homeless Shelters
Thrift Shop


Gently Used Twin or Double Sheets and Towels (Fall Collection)

Who receives the benefits from the collection:

Homeless Shelter


Non-Perishable Food (Preceding Thanksgiving)

Who receives the benefits from the collection:

 Coatesville Food Pantry


Volunteering Opportunities Outside FVB

Coatesville Senior Center

Food Pantry in Coatesville in Community Youth and Women’s Association