Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

Q: What region does the Foundation serve?
A: The Foundation serves the Greater Philadelphia region (Delaware Valley, Southeast Pennsylvania)

Q: How do I make the Foundation aware of a family in need?
A: There is an application process. If you contact a member of the board they will be able to forward a copy of the application to you and help you with filling it out. Applications for assistance are accepted year round for consideration.

Q: Does the Foundation need volunteers for their fundraising events?
A: The short answer is yes! Yes, volunteers are welcomed. Please contact us and let us know how you would like to help. Thank you for asking. We look forward to working with you.

Q: I would like to donate money to the Foundation, how do I go about this?
A: You can either mail a donation to:

Dave Palmer Memorial Foundation
c/o Timothy R. Lawn, Esq.
1845 Walnut Street
Suite 2000
Philadelphia PA 19103
or
Contact one of our board members,
or
donate through the United Way at your place of work.

Q: I would like to offer products or services to the Foundation for use as a raffle or auction item, are there particular items the Foundation is looking for?
A:  We are always looking for new ideas for our raffle, golf outing and beef & beer door prizes. Please contact us with your ideas.

In general things that can be used in our fundraisers are

  • food and drink
  • sporting goods
  • golf items
  • gift certificates
  • memorabilia

Q: Of the total raised each year how much is held by the Foundation for salaries and operating expenses?
A: All monies raised by the Foundation are passed completely to families in need. The Foundation has no paid employees and all services and goods are donated.