The foundation serves as a convener of Delaware County nonprofit meetings and conferences.

The foundation serves as a convener, bringing together business and community leaders, funders and nonprofits to address critical issues. You can check this page regularly for information about Delaware County nonprofit meetings and conferences. And you can join our email list to keep up to date about these events.

Expectant and New Moms’ Family Dinners

First Thursday of each month, 5 – 7 p.m.
Summer dates: July 12 and Aug 2
Hosted by Baby’s 1st Project
Healthy Start & Nurse-Family Partnership Offices
2602 W. 9th Street, Third Floor | Chester, PA
To RSVP please email Denise Robinson,
or call (610) 497-7344.

More Upcoming Meetings

Foundation Events

Baby’s 1st Project Community
Action Network (CAN)

Tuesday Sept . 11, 9 a.m – 11 a.m.
The Foundation for Delaware County
Women & Children’s Programs
2602 W. 9th St. | Chester, PA
CAN is a large educational and networking group. CAN meetings are open to all Maternal Child Health stakeholders in Delaware County who work with women during pregnancy and with children from birth to age 5.

Delco Area Resource Network (DARN)
The mission of the DARN is to strengthen our Delaware County community, to share resources and ideas, to collaborate with community partners and create opportunities for outreach and networking. The date of the September meeting will be posted soon. Check back here for more details or contact Katie Kenyon.

Healthy Start and Nurse-Family Partnership
Summer Celebration and Graduation
Tuesday July 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Foundation for Delaware County Chester Office
2602 W. 9th St. 3rd floor | Chester PA
The event will include games, health information, giveaways and food. All current program participants are welcome to attend. There will be a special ceremony to celebrate the graduation of all families who are exiting the programs after their child turns two years old.

Community Events

Free Produce at Pop Up Farmers Market
Sponsored by Philabundance
Every Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Catholic Social Services Family Service Center
130 E. 7th St. | Chester PA
Contact (610) 876-7101 for more info.

Delaware County Health Literacy Coalition
Friday July 20, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA)
206 Eddystone Ave. | Eddystone PA.
The Coalition produces resources and opportunities for area residents to learn more about health literacy and its impact on people’s health, healthcare and health outcomes. Topics for the July meeting include a follow-up discussion on immunizations and vaccines as well as a focus on new topics: prescription bottle labeling, the Right to Try Act, Hospice, Palliative and End of Life Care and a new Men’s Health Project. For more information, contact David McKeighan.

Family Festival and Big Latch-On
hosted by the Delaware County
Breastfeeding Coalition
Saturday Aug. 4, 9 a.m – noon
Linvilla Orchards
137 W. Knowlton Rd. | Media, PA
Registration is required.  Please email
Denise Robinson or call (610) 497-7466.

24th Annual Across Colors Cultural Festival
Saturday, August 4, 12 noon to 8 p.m.
Chester High School Practice Field
9th and Penn Streets | Chester, PA

Annual Community Block Party and
Health Fair

Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Calvary Baptist Church
1616 West Second Street | Chester PA
Vendor opportunities are available.  For more information, email Tifani Dawson or call Calvary Baptist Church at 610-637-2833.