As a nonprofit organization, Kendal-Crosslands Communities relies on the generosity of donors to further its charitable purposes. Gifts of all sizes are needed and appreciated. Kendal-Crosslands Communities gladly accepts gifts for the following purposes:

Unrestricted Use — Unrestricted gifts allow the Kendal~Crosslands Communities Board of Directors to direct resources where they are most needed.

Crosslands Reserve Fund — This fund provides financial assistance to current residents experiencing difficulty paying their full monthly fees.

Kendal at Longwood Reserve Fund — This fund provides financial assistance to current residents experiencing difficulty paying their full monthly fees.

Entry Fee Assistance Fund — This fund assists new residents unable to pay the full entry fee; preference is given to those who have devoted a lifetime to religious, educational, or charitable work.

A. & E. du Pont Kendal Staff Support Fund  — This fund helps with staff development, continuing education, and staff emergency needs.

Robert N. & Lenora C. Zearfoss Fund for Crosslands Staff Support — This fund helps with staff development, continuing education, and staff emergency needs.

Louise P. Mullestein Scholarship Fund — This fund helps staff with the cost of enrolling their children in Kendal~Crosslands Communities’ on-site child development center.

Anne Perry Fund — This fund provides scholarships and summer employment at Kendal-Crosslands Communities to deserving high school and college students.

Arboretum Fund — This fund supports the costs of developing the Kendal Crosslands Arboretum’s programs, projects, and education, as well as the acquisition and maintenance of specimen trees. Gifts of $500 of more to this fund offer the opportunity to name a tree in honor or memory of a loved one.

Environmental Stewardship Fund — This fund supports sustainability initiatives to provide conscientious and environmentally responsible stewardship of Kendal~Crosslands Communities’ resources.

Helping Hands Program — Provides housekeeping services to lower-income seniors in Southern Chester County.

Contributions to these funds are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Director of philanthropy Stephanie Cory is happy to answer questions about these funds as well as additional ways to support Kendal-Crosslands Communities. You can reach her at (610) 388-5528 or scory@kal.kendal.org.