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Shoe Drive

GVCO will be collecting new or gently used shoes, sneakers and boots. Search your closets for unused or outgrown footwear that GVCO will deliver to In Ian's Boots. GVCO had connected and partnered with this wonderful local non-profit several years ago and we have created this annual shoe drive event.

In Ian's Boots is a Pottstown charity dedicated to providing footwear to those in need locally - Chester, Montgomery and Berks Co. - as well as helping causes around the world. There are many people facing serious economic trials in their lives and can not afford to buy footwear for themselves or their families.

We will once again be partnering with a fabulous local community partner, The French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust. The Trust will be hosting its 21st Annual Iron Tour bicycle rally. We will be looking for GVCO Caring Hands volunteers to dedicate some time as the Iron Tour is looking for numerous volunteers. To learn more go to French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust Iron Tour.

For the past several years, GVCO Caring Hands has supported the many individuals staying at the Green Meadows Rehabilitation and Nursing Center located next to the Paoli Hospital. It is a wonderful cause that brings lots of smiles when the flowers are delivered.

Look for more information in the coming weeks about our May 2023 Food Drive to benefit Malvern's food bank, the People's Pantry at Church Road.. Volunteers will be needed to collect and organize donations.

Cradles to Crayons Donation Drive

Donations can be brought to the big purple Cradles to Crayons giving hub at the new GVCO Community Center complex, 51 N. Bacton Hill Rd., Malvern. Please note that this is an active construction site at this time.

The 2022-2023 School Year

All current and new members should sign up for the 2022-2023 Caring Hands email list. Caring Hands newsletters and event updates will be sent via Constant Contact to the submitted email address(es) for both parent and student.

Coat Drive

GVCO Caring Hands partnered with the General Wayne and KD Markley PTO's who hosted coat drives at the elementary schools to benefit families in need at several local Devereux Advanced Behavioral locations. Our generous Great Valley community donated over 150 new and gently used coats, helping numerous families keep warm during this cold winter season.

GVCO Caring Hands Donation

During the pandemic, GVCO Caring Hands has committed $1,000 per month
to individuals and organizations in the community.

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Donate to GVCO Caring Hands


Caring Hands Helping Local Families

"For several years Caring Hands of GVCO has contributed generously to Great Valley students and families in need in a variety of ways. They donated thousands of dollars in gift cards for groceries and children’s holiday gifts and even helped families pay bills during especially difficult times. They have come through when it seemed all hope was lost. Caring Hands seems to always be there for the Great Valley community." ~ Krista Russell, Great Valley School District Social Worker

Caring Hands Newsletters

2022-23 School Year Newsletters:
7/21/22, 8/12/22, 8/31/22, 8/31/22, 9/8/22, 9/15/22, 9/29/22, 10/6/22, 10/20/22, 11/18/22, 12/30/22, 1/12/23, 1/24/23

Previous Caring Hands Newsletters can be found on the Caring Hands Archive page.

Community Program Newsletters can be found on the GVCO Newsletters page.

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