Service Organizations

American Legion – William W. Fahey
Post #491
208 East State Street
Kennett Square, PA 10348
610-444-3004

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members — men and women — in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.

Elks Lodge
335 W Washington Street
West Chester, PA 19380
610-696-2075
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The mission of the Elks is to inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.

Exchange Club of Southern Chester County
PO Box 1174
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-6801

The National Exchange Club Foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of children, families and our communities through its national project, the prevention of child abuse. The NEC Foundation’s most successful method of countering abuse is by working directly with parents through the parent aide program. The NEC Foundation coordinates a nationwide network of nearly 100 Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Centers who utilize the parent aide program and provide support to families at-risk for abuse.

Freemasons – Kennett Lodge #475
121 Center Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-0251

Freemasonry is a fraternal organization, religious in character, based on the principle of the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of Man which does charitable work in the community through its members. In addition, its teachings and ceremonies seek to make good men better and thereby make the world a better place in which to live.

Kennett Square Lion’s Club
PO Box 413
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-3737
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Lions Clubs International is dedicated to helping those less fortunate in their communities and around the world. Cutting across all national, racial and cultural boundaries, activities have included sight conservation and work with the visually impaired, youth programs including drug education and prevention and volunteer programs, diabetes detection and research and work for international cooperation and understanding

Loyal Order of Moose – Lodge #908
30 N Church Street
West Chester, PA 19380
610-696-3506

An organization of men and women dedicated to bettering the lives of children and elderly in need, to helping make our local and international communities better places to live and raise families, and to providing wholesome family recreation at modest cost.

Rotary Club of Kennett Square
PO Box 291
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-696-8014
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Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.

Rotary Club of Kennett At Longwood
PO Box 14
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-0244
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Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.

The Mushroom Festival, Inc.
P.O. Box 1000
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-925-3373
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The Mission of The Mushroom Festival is to promote the mushroom, educate consumers about the health benefits of mushrooms and to promote tourism in Southern Chester County, all while financially supporting local and regional charities through a grant process. Our group is made up of hard-working, fun-loving, enthusiastic volunteers who come together to plan the biggest event held in Southern Chester County each year – always the weekend after Labor Day!

Veterans of Foreign Wars – Swayne, Campbell, Testa Post #5467
P.O. Box 126
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-9960
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The benevolence of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliaries extends well beyond the realm of veterans helping veterans. VFW members are mentoring youth groups, helping in community food kitchens, volunteering in blood drives and visiting hospitalized veterans. Others are helping veterans file compensation claims or are “voicing their vote” with elected officials.

The VFW’s numerous programs and services all center on benefiting veterans and health services, enhancing military and civic pride and improving the community. Annually, VFW and Auxiliaries donate more than 13 million volunteer hours of community service.

Clubs
Kennett High School Alumni Association
P.O. Box 102
Kennett Square, PA 19348
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The Kennett High School Alumni Association will be a viable organization open to all Kennett High School graduates and others having attended the school. It will assist all members in sharing a rich heritage of history and continuing to build and emphasize that heritage.It will also provide opportunity for all members to enjoy added social interaction.

Kennett Square Area Newcomers Club
610-268-5187
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The Kennett Square Area Newcomers Club welcomes people from a variety of areas in our community in all ages & stages of life. Our purpose:

  • To assist in the adjustment of the new member within their community.
  • To provide opportunities for members to broaden their areas of interest.
  • To aid our community through the gift of our time and energy for worthy purposes.
  • To further opportunities for members to socialize and build new friendships