Help for ChesCo Nonprofits During COVID-19: Greater West Chester Chamber Launches Panel Series Sponsored by Benchmark Federal Credit Union

Help for ChesCo Nonprofits During COVID-19: Greater West Chester Chamber Launches Panel Series Sponsored by Benchmark Federal Credit Union

WEST CHESTER, PA — Many nonprofits depend on membership dues and in-person fundraiser events for revenue. So how do they keep generating revenue in the virtual world of COVID-19, while spending wisely in a time of uncertainty?

Chester County nonprofits and their boards of directors are invited to join in the first part of a Nonprofit Panel Series designed to assist nonprofits during COVID-19. Sponsored by Benchmark Federal Credit Union and presented by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce (GWCC), the panel discussion on Best Practices for Virtual Fundraising is Monday, October 12, 2020, at 12 pm.

The panel of Chester County’s nonprofit leaders includes Joyce Lacy, former Executive Director of North Star of Chester County; Christy Cosgrove, Manager of La Difference Salon & Day Spa and current GWCC Board Member; Karen DiVincenzo, Director of Development at the Arc of Chester County; and moderator Krystine Sipple, Principal of Krystine Supple Consulting and current Barclay Friends Board Member with a host of other non-profit accolades. The panelists will offer their insights on creating the best virtual fundraising events possible, including what has worked – and what hasn’t – for them. Attendees can also ask their most pressing questions to the panelists.

“As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Benchmark Federal Credit Union understands the needs of nonprofits, and we support the financial needs of many of them across Chester County,” says Daniel J. Machon, Jr., President and CEO of Benchmark Federal Credit Union. “We’re proud to make this Nonprofit Panel Series possible at a time when nonprofit services are more valuable to our community than ever.”

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As the only Federal Credit Union to exclusively serve Chester County, Benchmark Federal Credit Union supports more than 20 community events and organizations each year, including as title sponsor of the Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic and the Chester County Single Mothers’ Conference. Benchmark Federal Credit Union also provides a free, award-winning financial literacy curriculum to teachers and students in more than 60 public, private, and parochial schools across Chester County.

To sign up for the first panel in this fall’s Nonprofit Panel Series, visit or click here.

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