Become a Penney Girls
For the parents of one three year old, weekends are spent traveling six hours between the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and their home in Virginia, where their other children remain. Their circumstances do not allow them to work, but Penney Girls Foundation’s Cardiac Family Fund has helped to offset their travel expenses and paid for six months of car insurance that keep them on the road. Support like this wouldn’t be possible without the sponsorship of many great individuals and corporations.
Sharing your time
Our volunteers are an essential part of Penney Girls Foundation, helping us in our goals to support chronically ill children and their communities. Because of the work of our volunteers, we can help the parents of a newborn who commute several times a week to be with both their hospitalized child and their older children. Through Penney Girls Foundation, this family will have continued support as their child goes through a lengthy treatment process.
Ways to Fundraise
Fundraising helps us in a variety of ways so we can help chronically ill children, even as they grow up. For one 19 year old heart transplant patient, that looks like coordinating with our Cardiac Family Fund so he can get Lyft rides to and from early morning appointments. This independence and safety help him feel more secure and give his working mother peace of mind as he learns to manage his own care.