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Oxford, PA

Call: 610.998.2400

Oxford, PA

Giving Residents the Opportunity to Live Active, Fulfilling Lives

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If you know Ware Presbyterian Village – as a resident, family member, business associate or friend – you know this is a special place.  Our goal in all we do is to give residents the opportunity to live active, fulfilling lives in the company of caring neighbors and friends.

The Village Care Fund was established with an initial anonymous gift of $75,000. The income from this fund is used exclusively for the charitable care needs of residents of Ware Presbyterian Village in all levels of care. The principal remains invested to ensure for the future that help will be there. In 2008, this fund provided charitable care to 105 residents across all levels of service. Today the fund has grown thanks to the gifts from residents, family members, and other friends. These gifts come in the form of memorials, tributes, bequests, gifts of insurance, and IRAs. 

Gifts of any amount are gratefully received and there are many options for making a contribution, including arrangements that can provide income back to the donor. Gifts may be made to directly support the needs of our residents, activities, and projects at Ware Presbyterian Village.  Below are specific funds that have been previously established:

  • Auxiliary – The mission of the all-volunteer Auxiliary is to raise funds to be used to enhance the lives of residents receiving Personal Care and long-term care services.
  • Eng Scholarship Fund - This fund established by Charles and Tai Eng awards annual educational scholarships to employees who pursue a career in any field, are wishing to achieve a certification, or want to attend a continuing education course.
  • Florence Nightingale Scholarship Fund – This endowment, established by Charles and Dolores (Peg) Middleton, awards annual educational scholarships to employees who pursue a career in nursing. 
  • Guardian Angel Fund – Also established by the Middletons, this endowed fund is dedicated to the charitable care needs of residents with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of memory impairment. 
  • Remember, Honor, Celebrate Tribute Program – You can recognize a special occasion or accomplishment (birthday, anniversary, graduation), say “thank you” to caregivers or other staff, or memorialize a special person with a lasting gift to this fund. You may designate your gift to a particular project or area of Ware, such as charitable care, or allow us to use your gift where it is most needed.
  • Bequests – Provide opportunities for individuals to promote and carry out their wishes on how their assets will be used by future generations.  Many individuals may not be in a financial position to make an immediate gift during their lifetime, but provisions in a will can convey one’s wishes to an organization of their choosing.  We strongly recommend that you carefully consider this arrangement in relation to your comprehensive financial and estate plans.  Please consult an attorney in the preparation of your will and to supervise its execution so as to comply with state requirements.   

The following is our new Community Enhancements appeal. We ask that you consider making a gift as a tribute to the Founders of Ware Presbyterian Village. Your annual gifts totaling $150 or more to the Community Enhancements fund will qualify you for membership in the Founder's Club at Ware Presbyterian Village. Each year the Executive Director and the Senior Leadership Team at Ware identify multiple items that are needed around the campus to improve and enhance the quality of life for residents in all levels of living - Independent, Personal Care and Skilled Care. These can be items for the Ware Mansion, Steward Place, Vista Ridge or the Oxford Health Center and change from year to year. Some examples may be a sound system for the mansion, artwork for Vista Ridge or glider chairs for the residents in the health center. Any gift you can provide will close the "gap of excellence" in the Ware operating budget and provide much needed support for those we are called to serve. This tribute to the Founders of Ware Presbyterian Village helps fulfill their vision to provide a loving home for others when the mansion and 26 acres of land were donated in 1967 to Presbyterian Homes, Inc. forming the nucleus of Ware Presyberian Village.

Let it Snow Benevolent Care Fund – When we give to the Ware Presbyterian Village benevolent care fund, we are helping to provide assistance for those friends and neighbors who have exhausted their financial resources while residing at Ware Presbyterian Village. In 2017, $4,600,000 in benevolent care was provided for residents who outlived their financial resources. By continuing to grow the benevolent care fund, residents can be assured of assistance both now and in the years to come. Please know that 100% of all donations go to your community’s benevolent care fund.

Please contact Sue Barthalow, Area Director of Resource Development, at (717) 432-1826, email: or Kate Hershey, Executive Director, at (610) 998-2439, email: to discuss how your gift can make a significant and meaningful difference.

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