Wings for Success Opens New Location in Kennett Square
SEPTEMBER 6, 2019, KENNETT SQUARE, PA–Wings for Success celebrated the grand opening of their Kennett Square location yesterday with a ribbon cutting celebration hosted by the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce. Located in the New Garden Shopping Center, this new space will enhance the organization’s ability to help women obtain the clothing, advice, and employment preparation needed to become self-sufficient.
“We are proud to see Wings for Success expand and open their new location in Kennett Square. I am extremely impressed with their commitment to our community and excited to share in their dedication to making a difference for the women of Chester County,” said Cheryl Kuhn, President and CEO of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce.
Since 1997, Wings For Success has helped nearly 12,000 women obtain the clothing, advice, and employment preparation needed to become self-sufficient. Their actions are guided by their ongoing commitment to assist women in need by providing guidance, support and work appropriate apparel.
“The location was chosen to better empower the women of Kennett Square to pursue employment and economic security through apparel, advice and advocacy,” said Wings For Success Executive Director Jill Laufenberg.
About Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce – The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, the region’s leading pro-business member organization, is dedicated to the growth and development of its members and the business community by providing opportunities to connect businesses and support sustainable economic development. Founded in 1929 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, the Chamber’s nearly 500-member businesses consist of influential business leaders and professionals, not-for-profits, institutions, legislative leaders, and more. The Chamber hosts more than 70 events and programs each year in the Southern Chester County region. To join or learn more about the Chamber, visit www.scccc.com.
Day of Service for Girls Advisory Board of CCFWG at Wings
Wings Receives Donation from Kennett Square Country Club Women’s Group “Make A Difference Day”
Many thanks to the women’s group at Kennett Square Country Club for awarding us part of the proceeds from their “Make A Difference Day”! The women organized a lovely luncheon and silent auction fundraiser.
Recipient of 2015 Grant from 100+ Women Who Care Chester County
100+ Women Who Care is an organization comprised of women whose generous donations are used to support charities that make a difference in Chester County. We are grateful to the members of this caring and powerful community of women for selecting Wings as the beneficiary of their generosity.
Member of Chester County’s Financial Stability Partnership
Wings is a member of Chester County’s new Financial Stability Partnership. This public-private alliance, led by the county’s Department of Community Development and the United Way of Chester County, brings together a number of government and non-profit agencies working to prevent poverty and homelessness. A Financial Stability Center, which opened in May 2015 in Exton, houses our county’s CareerLink office, and provides space and opportunities for other Partnership agencies to work together to help clients gain employment and financial stability.