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H.O. West Foundation
Supporting Our Communities

In 1972, the H.O. West Foundation was created to honor Herman O. West, the founder of the Company. The mission of the Foundation is to provide financial assistance to qualified, non-profit organizations that serve the cultural, health, education and community service needs of the areas and communities where the Company maintains operations; and to support the special needs of the at-risk population-- especially children--through the various fundraising programs of West without Borders.
Eligible charitable organization may submit grant proposals by providing the following information:
  • The extent of services the organization or program is providing
  • A financial statement indicating the sources of funds and how those funds are dispersed
  • The future needs and services of the program over the next few years
  • Documentation of tax exempt status 
Proposals should be directed to:
Annette Favorite
The H.O. West Foundation
530 Herman O. West Drive
Exton, PA 19341
Meetings are held in late spring (May/June) and late fall (November/December).  
Additionally, the Company encourages all locations to organize annual United Way employee campaigns, and the Foundation matches funds collected on a dollar-for-dollar basis.
The Foundation also supports the Fox Chase Cancer Center annual charitable campaign that is run from the Company headquarters in Exton, PA.
Questions on the H.O. West Foundation and charitable giving should be directed to:
Laura Pitt
Manager, Community Affairs
Phone: 610-594-3046
Fax: 610-594-5759