CONTACT: Susan Mostek,

Executive Director

Phone: (484) 356-0940


Nominations Open for Kitchen Table Award:

 Presented by the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls

WEST CHESTER, PA (October 21, 2015) The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Kitchen Table Award. The Fund established the Kitchen Table Award in 2011 to honor a Chester County woman who represents the mission and values of the Fund. Its recipient is an “outstanding Chester County woman who has made substantive contributions through service and/or philanthropy to improve the lives of women and girls through her own time, or talents, or resources.” The award is named to celebrate the genesis of the Fund: the many conversations held around kitchen tables, board tables, and coffee tables that led to the formation of the organization in 1996.

The Kitchen Table Award Nominee is announced prior to and recognized during the Fund’s annual Making a Difference Luncheon each year. This year the 11th Annual Luncheon will be held on Friday, May 6, 2015 at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center located in Malvern, PA.

All nominations must be received by Tuesday, December 22nd. Download the nomination form.

Questions about the award may be directed to Susan Mostek, Executive Director or (484) 356-0940.

Previous Kitchen Table Award Honorees:

Barbara M. Jordan, 2012

Mrs. J. Maxwell Moran, 2013

Alice Hausmann & Bonnie Van Alen, 2014

Phyllis Copeland, 2015

The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls is a grantmaking and education foundation dedicated to addressing the needs of women and girls in the county. For more than 18 years, the Fund has raised awareness about the critical needs of women and girls, and has awarded over $2 million to 65 non-profit organizations. To learn more about the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, visit

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