November 30, 2018

Thank you to Moose Meadows forestry group for spending a day in the Grove chipping piles of branches and cutting down over 10 trees. We really appreciate your continued support!

Oct. 6, 2018

Thank you to the over 100 people who came out in groups and with their families to clean the Grove. Obelisks were cleaned, over 90 plants were planted, branches and sticks were picked up and taken to the compost site, leaves were removed and ground plaques were installed. We can't thank you enough. Groups that attended were PA Chapter Hogs & Heroes, OJRMS LEO Club, Valley Forge Military Academy, American Heritage Girls Troop, Phoenixville High School AFJROTC  PA-20142, Coatesville High School  PA-771 AFJROTC, CINTAS, Devon 50 Boy Scouts, AOH, VFW and many others.
Special thanks to the Phoenixville VFW Post for kindly grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for everyone. We are very thankful to all of you.

April 17, 2018

Thank you to the Wells Fargo Veterans Team Network for doing their service day at Freedoms Foundation and in the Grove. This is their 2nd year here. We thank you!

Special thanks to Bob Humes and Valley Forge VFW Post 7878 for supplying the water tank for washing the monuments.

2018 Grove Cleanups

April 21, 2018

Spring Cleanup was a wonderful day! We had over 80 volunteers remove branches and rake in appropriate areas. Thank you to the AOH, Carpenters Union, Travis Manion volunteers,Coatesville JROTC, Valley Forge Military Cadets, Hogs & Heroes, MOAA, DAV Chapter 25, Valley Forge VFW Post 7878 , American Legion Post 840, Boy Scouts, Phoenixville HS Students, Knights of Columbus, LOAH, Irish Thunder & other community members.  If I missed your group please email to be added.

‚ÄčThank you to all who came out today.

A special thank you to David Harmer, President & CEO of Freedoms Foundation for joining the cleanup and thanking everyone who worked.

October 17, 2018

Thank you to the Pennsauken NJ for bringing 50 student including  JROTC Cadets from their new program. It was a beautiful day in the Grove and these students worked hard, learned about the Medal of Honor and helped the Friends immensely.

September 11, 2018

Thank you to the Navy Chief and Chief Selects of Fort Dix, Lehigh Valley and Earle NJ for their awesome service day in the Grove. 

They helped realign ground plaques in CA and TX as well as washing obelisks and branch pickup.