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Feb. 14, 2022

Milton Hershey School Visual and Performing Arts Program Students Recognized as Hershey Theatre Apollo Award Nominees

Milton Hershey School gives every student the opportunity to explore their passions and talents through a variety of programs including the Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program. Each year VPA...

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Feb. 2, 2022

Milton Hershey School to Host Second Poverty Talks Livestream Conversation

Childhood poverty is a national crisis in America. When Milton and Catherine Hershey founded a home and school for orphans in 1909, they understood that in order to lead fulfilling...

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Jan. 31, 2022

Milton Hershey School’s Student-Run Farmers Market Reopens to Public

The Milton Hershey School Project Market returned to in-person sales in the middle of the 2021-22 school year following a period of alternative operations as a result of the school’s...

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Jan. 17, 2022

Remembering A Historic Visit: ABC27 Highlights Milton Hershey School in MLK Day Coverage

Featuring Fonati Abrokwa ’01, MHS Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion Nearly 30 years ago, Coretta Scott King visited Milton Hershey School and Fonati Abrokwa ’01 was...

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Jan. 3, 2022

WHYY Philadelphia Highlights the Need for Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning

Featuring Senate Alexander ’06, Esq., CHS Executive Director As families across the United States struggle to access good child care and effective early learning supports, the need for high-quality early...

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Dec. 13, 2021

American Essence Magazine Shares the Story of Milton Hershey School and its Philanthropic Founders

Unable to have children of their own, Milton and Catherine Hershey decided to leave a gift that would allow thousands of kids to achieve their dreams. In 1909, they founded...

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Dec. 8, 2021

American Essence Magazine Highlights Milton Hershey’s Philanthropy

Written by Krista Thomas American Essence Magazine, December 2021 Issue One could say that philanthropy is good for the nation and good for the soul. In fact, philanthropy is a...

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Dec. 6, 2021

FOX43 Reveals How Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning Will Improve Education Access

Featuring Senate Alexander, Executive Director of CHS The rising cost of high-quality early learning programs is a growing challenge for families in Pennsylvania and across the nation. Many kids under...

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Nov. 30, 2021

Milton Hershey School Releases 2020-21 Annual Report

Milton Hershey School is proud to share the 2020-21 Brown and Gold Annual Report. This report showcases how, despite the challenges of the pandemic, our school stayed open and the...

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Nov. 29, 2021

Milton Hershey School to Host Poverty Talks Livestream Conversations

Childhood poverty is a national crisis in the United States. That was one reason why, in 1909, Milton and Catherine Hershey decided to create a home and school for orphaned boys....

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