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A message from Kelly – As a founder, one of my goals is to be completely transparent to our supporters.  I personally always wonder where my money goes when I donate. We have no paid staff, everyone is a volunteer and I cherish our hard working volunteers and donors because we can’t pull events off without you.

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2017

2017 is off to a GREAT start, we are trying to do a few more smaller events throughout the year.   Check out our past events tab for more details.

So far we have raised about $1200.00 from those various events.

We have already been able to give 9 scholarships/grants to various students.  We partnered up with Hearts in Hands this summer, they offer a camp for kids in the Chester County area who need a positive place to go.  Billy’s Legacy Foundation was  able to provide a grant for $3000.00 to help fund their camp for 60+ kids in the Honeybrook and surrounding areas.  This grant allows  families to send their child(ren) to camp for a very low cost or for free.

 

2016

In 2016 we raised about $23,000 at our 10th Annual golf outing and dinner banquet.  We were able to help 12 students all the way from SC, Coatesville, Exton, West Chester, Octorara and Boston to name a few.  We also purchased basketball hoop for the youth center at Trinity AG.

During Thanksgiving we volunteered our time filling boxes of love (Turkey Meals) at Trinity AG, and donated $500 to help provide families in Chester County a meal for the holiday.

At Christmas we provided food, clothing and small gifts for families in Chester County stuggling due to different circumstances.

We can’t do any of this with out our donors! Thank you for a successful 2016!

2015

We continue to grow and are able to help more youth and families each month.  In we gave 4 more scholarships, donated 50 turkey dinners to local families, and this month we are helping a few families in need during the holiday season. We have partnered with Trinity AG and Sunshine Pals Ministries, who are both like-minded organizations and these partnerships help expand everyone’s efforts to those in need.

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2014

We have been able to provide grant awards to students for programs such as:

  • Focus One
  • East Carolina Masters Commission
  • North Carolina Masters Commission
  • SCSL – South Carolina Leadership
  • The Summit at Trinity Assembly of God (West Chester, PA) – youth center will receive a basketball hoop, and some other basic needs to use for their continued growth and outreach to the youth in the area.
  • Many Families – we also did something special this year at Christmas, as we enjoy partnering with other like-minded organizations in an effort to bless others.  We have partnered with Sunshine Pals Ministry to help families have a blessed holiday season.  Some of our volunteers and board members personally delivered meals and clothing to families in the Philadelphia area.

 

2013

This year we started something called Motivational Monday’s – on our Facebook page we posted how you have helped us help others.  Here are the motivational Monday posts that unfortunately didn’t make it to the website.

  • Qualified applicant attending George Washington University received a scholarship. The money was placed in their student account which could be used for textbooks, meal plan, etc.
    • We received a heartfelt thank you letter and in it they wrote, “I am speechless, honestly lost for words, and filled with joy. You (the foundation) deserves the utmost thanks I could ever give, thanks so much to everyone within the foundation. Billy your legacy still lives on.”
  • Qualified applicant attending Delaware County Community College to pursue a career in Ultrasound technology has received a scholarship! Good luck to you!
  • Another qualified application received a grant. We were happy to grant a family in need some much needed help this cold winter.
  • Qualified applicant attending Millersville University who is planning a career in Psychology received a scholarship!! The money was placed in their student account which could be used for textbooks, meal plan, etc.  
  • We partnered with For Sale, Free or Trade in Chester County PA this year and helped 7 families in Chester County who are experiencing devastating situations.
    • We purchased things like: diapers, wipes, baby clothes, children’s clothes, books, boots, sheets, pots and pans, and more. Every child also got one of the @KohlsCares stuffed animals for a little extra cuddling!
  • We are happy to report for Motivation Monday that a qualified couple received a grant from Billy’s Legacy, they headed to Grand Goave, Haiti, from March 17th to 26th, to work alongside Lifeline Christian Missions. They are building houses, working in an orphanage, distributing clothing, shoes, and food, while spreading God’s love. Please keep them in your prayers!

We will be sharing more soon as applications and requests continue to come in.

 

Over the past 6 years, through the generosity of people like you, we have raised about $90,000.  A portion of this money was donated to help reduce the construction costs and maintain the Summit,  Trinity’s Assembly of God’s youth center.  Other scholarship funds that have benefited from Billy’s Legacy Foundation include: the Brandywine Masters Commission Students, Ministry programs and the Teen challenge recovery program.

At the 2012 event we were able to share with you of how Billy’s Legacy Foundations funds helped change the life of a young woman, Brooke Fischer.  Here is a quote from her “Billy’s Legacy has impacted my life in many ways but one of the most important was how it has enabled me to serve others. In receiving the scholarship for Brandywine MC I was able to remain in the program which in turn allowed me to help other people and serve them in whatever they needed. Billy’s Legacy has by far been a huge blessing in my life”.

Each year, our foundation is able to financially support different programs that focus on teenagers and helping them as they face difficult challenges and decisions in their everyday lives.  We try to expand each year so we can reach out to and help more programs and ultimately touch more lives of teenagers.

In 2012, we asked you to bring a toy for toys for tots and got a great response from Shriners Hospital.

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Billy's Legacy Foundation
P.O. Box 32
Exton, PA 19341
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