• Our Heartfelt Thanks & Gratitude

    The Barn’s 2023 Annual Appeal Letter The Barn’s 2023 Testimonials Didn’t get a chance to contribute to The Barn’s Year-End Giving Campaign? Learn about the many ways to help out The Barn by visiting or scanning the QR code here!   

  • Thank You First Bank Charitable Foundation!

    Thank you so much to First Bank Charitable Foundation for awarding The Barn at Spring Brook Farm with this generous grant, which will go towards providing children with disabilities, life-changing opportunities! Barn representatives, Andrea Marine Abernethy (Executive Director) and Chris Guldin (Facilities Manager) are pictured here receiving the award. Thank you First Bank!

  • Thank You First Resource Bank!

    Thank you so much to First Resource Bank and representative Sharon Sharpe for directing some of their Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) funds our way! This generous donation will go toward the wonderful programs we offer to children with disabilities. Barn representatives, Andrea Marine Abernethy (Executive Director), Chris Guldin (Facilities Manager), Raichel Barzilay (Program Manager),… Read more »

  • Welcome our Newest Friends, the Nubian Goat Family

    At the start of the new year, The Barn welcomed 5 new friends! Beezus, Ramona, Thyme, Echo and Bay are part of a 3-generation Nubian goat family from Point Lookout Garden and Farm Life, a non-profit located in Wilmington, DE. Point Lookout Garden and Farm Life started in 2009 by the late Phyllis Wyeth, and… Read more »

  • Benefit for the Chester County Community Foundation

    Board President, Sharon Cichocki, and Executive Director, Nan Latona, are joined by assorted vegetables from West Chester University of PA on March 28th at the Sweet Charity fundraiser benefiting the Chester County Community Foundation.

  • COVID-19 UPDATE – GOING GREEN! 6.26.2020

    Dear Friends, I hope this email finds you and your family safe and well. All of us at The Barn have been very busy the last three months reconfiguring our programs, developing comprehensive protocols to keep our children, families, volunteers and staff safe, and planning for the future amid vast uncertainly. Who could have imagined… Read more »

  • State of the Barn – March 23, 2020

    Dear Friends, We are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting our families, our businesses, our communities and our way of life. During this time, I wanted to reach out and update you on how we’re dealing with this situation at The Barn. First and foremost, our hearts go out to… Read more »

  • First Crew to the Rescue!

     Thank you to the First Crew team who selflessly gave up their Saturday on June 8 to make improvements to The Barn’s exteriors. Just in time for the start of Camp Geronimo, First Crew installed new handrails along the ramps leading to the Tree House and the barn and put new tops and seats on… Read more »

  • It was a Fun-Filled Day at Summer Splash!

    We had blast at our annual summer socialization event on July 13th. We loved seeing new and returning families enjoying the festivities. Summer Splash was packed full of fun activities like face painting, a music station, a photo booth, and of course water games.  As always, a big thank you to all of the excellent… Read more »

  • Congratulations to Vice President Heather Carlino!

    Heather Carlino has been recognized as a 2019 Healthcare Hero by Mainline Today. “By day, Heather Carlino is a clinical lecturer at Penn’s pediatric acute care nurse practitioner program. Her other passion is Spring Brook Farm, a West Chester-based nonprofit that provides animal therapy and other activities for kids ages 6-12 with autism, cerebral palsy,… Read more »