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  • SPRING FUNDRAISER 2023

    2023 Spring Fundraiser Wine Tasting with Coach Dick Vermeil (plus a special guest tba!) Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 4:30pm You are invited to join legendary Coach Dick Vermeil on Sunday, April 2 at 4:30pm for a private in-person OR live virtual wine tasting in support of Camp Geronimo and The Barn’s programs that enrich the developmental skills… 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 »

  • We Raised over $28,000 in the 2022 Year-End Giving Campaign!

    The Barn’s 2022 Annual Appeal Letter  

  • Volpe Koenig Awards The Barn with a $20,000 Grant!

    What a gift! The Barn at Spring Brook Farm has been awarded a $20,000 grant through Volpe Koenig firm’s 15th Annual IPromise Charitable Giving Fund competition! “All at The Barn at Spring Brook Farm are extremely appreciative to have been selected as the 2022 IPromise Charitable Giving Fund winner in the Education and Research category,”… Read more »

  • Thank you to The Crane Fund for Widows and Children and CPI

    Thank you to our friends at The Crane Fund for Widows and Children and CPI for their generous support! It took three of us to lift the giant check! L to R: Raichel Barzilay, Program Manager; Chris Guldin, Facilities Manager; Nan Latona, Executive Director.

  • 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 »