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Dear Community Members,

In 2018 our 70th Anniversary was a year of significant accomplishment for the Chestnut Hill Community Association due in large part to the support of donors like you. We would not have been successful without the many people who contribute to the CHCA and those who volunteer their time and talents to this valuable community resource.

On behalf of the CHCA Board and all who benefit from the strong, vibrant community that is Chestnut Hill we sincerely appreciate your past financial assistance and ask for your continued support so that 2019 can be a year of even more accomplishments.

Why give to the Annual Appeal?
Our annual fund drive supports many of the initiatives,activities and programs that make Chestnut Hill a special place. A 501c 3 organization, the CHCA serves as a public forum for residents and stakeholders of Chestnut Hill. The Association has three major focus areas: Service, Advocacy, and Community.

The CHCA serves as a guardian of the community. It is an important conduit for connecting our past heritage with future possibilities and opportunities. In today’s world organizations like the CHCA can’t sustain themselves simply by membership fees. The Annual Appeal supports the work of various volunteer committees focused on zoning and variance concerns, strategic partnerships with city leaders and improving and maintaining our neighborhood parks and gardens. This work is more important now than ever!

The CHCA also sponsors many events and programs to promote a sense of community including the Holiday Circle of Trees, Pastorius Park Free Summer Concert Series, Friday Night Movies, Parades and the Hoops Madness Basketball Tournament. These events encourage face to face interaction among neighbors which encourages communication and a sense of community spirit.
Throughout the year the CHCA also joins the Business District, The Conservancy, Woodmere Museum and large employers such as Chestnut Hill Hospital and Chestnut Hill College in collaborative efforts that benefit residents and visitors.

All this is accomplished with a small staff, volunteers and a limited budget. Your contribution will help us to maintain, expand and improve our existing programs and services.

We are confident that with your generous support we can achieve our ambitious Annual Appeal goal of $100,000 which will help to ensure Chestnut Hill remains one of the best neighborhoods anywhere! All donations are tax deductible. The Annual Appeal is underway now until March 31st.
Click HERE to make a donation.

We very much appreciate your contributions to the Annual Appeal. At the same time we also welcome your opinion and suggestions as to how the CHCA can better serve you, your family and the Chestnut Hill community with future programs and events.

Kathi Clayton and Susan Bray
Annual Appeal Co-Chairs

I Love Chestnut Hill

Donations to the Chestnut Hill Community Association are always greatly appreciated. You may also make a donation by mailing a check to the Chestnut Hill Community Association, 8434 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Levels of Giving

Patron $5000        Founders Circle $3000        Advocacy Circle $1000        Stewardship Circle $500        Green Village Supporter $250        Community Supporter $100   Other

The Chestnut Hill Community Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

The official registration and financial information of Chestnut Hill Community Association (PA), Inc.  may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Please use the button below to make donations to the CHCA, you will not be able to renew your membership or join the CHCA using this link. to renew your membership go to: RENEW or to join go to: JOIN



Pastorius Park Concert

Chestnut Hill Community Association Annual Appeal supports: Pastorius Park Concerts
Ah, summertime! Together with neighbors and friends we will soon be bringing our picnic dinners to Pastorius Park’s natural open-air amphitheater to enjoy a wonderful evening of high quality, professional music.  



Chestnut Hill Community Association Annual Appeal supports: Chestnut Hill Fire House 
In Chestnut Hill, we love our old buildings, but what to do when a classic building can no longer function as it was intended? This was the problem presented to Chestnut Hill in 2015 by the Philadelphia Fire Department. With changing technology, and larger fire trucks, our beloved Fire House was no longer viable. Thanks to the committed efforts of our Physical Division volunteers and partners, the Fire Department heard our concerns about losing this historic building and agreed that, rather than replacing it, they could add to it in a way that allows Chestnut Hill to stay safe and keep its beloved Fire House. The CHCA invested an enormous amount of time and effort, working with many excellent representatives of the Philadelphia Fire Department and the Chestnut Hill Conservancy, to arrive at an outstanding solution that will carry through to the 21st century. Challenges like this are exactly why the CHCA exists. Your support helps us make this important work possible