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The Hershey Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to providing children in northeastern Ohio, from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, with special opportunities for personal growth and development. Support from the foundation helps schools, museums, cultural institutions, and other non-profit organizations develop and implement innovative programs that make the future brighter for children by improving quality of life, building self-esteem, enhancing learning, increasing exposure to other cultures and ideas, and encouraging the development of independent thinking and problem-solving skills.


Established in 1986 in OH - Founded by Jo Hershey Selden


The Hershey Foundation

Family foundation




10229 Prouty Rd. Concord Township, OH United States 44077-2104

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