"These [children] must grow up with a feeling that they have a real home." - Milton S. Hershey
Who We Are

Our ranks include MHS alumni, childcare professionals, and others who share our desire to protect the Hersheys’ children.




"The Chocolate Heist"


For an eye-opening explanation of PHC’s work, please watch PHC board member Ric Fouad speak on the subject at Harvard Law School.
Click here for a QuickTime version.
Why You Should Care

In Pennsylvania, 30,000 children are in foster care, costing the taxpayers millions. Managed prudently, the Hershey Trust can provide for thousands more of those children in desperate need.




WITF SmartTalk
Television Program



Watch PHC's Ric Fouad on WITF SmartTalk feature on the Milton Hershey School.
How You Can Help

You can help in a variety of ways. Join our newsletter. Participate in our forum. Write a letter to the editor. But most importantly, be informed.

The Philadelphia Inquirer


The Philadelphia Inquirer


Click here to read the investigative
series by Philadelphia Inquirer
reporter Bob Fernandez



In the News

How "The Millionaires Club" Grinches Stole Christmas: Imagining A New Hershey Dawn December 21, 2012
Milton Hershey School Reportedly Makes Stealth Presidential Pick November 21, 2012
Actor Mark Ruffalo Endorses Kathleen Kane on November 5, 2012
Rick Smith Interview with PHC President F. Frederic Fouad '80 on November 1, 2012
Nation Magazine: Hershey's Charity for Children Became GOP Slush Fund October 17, 2012
Milton Hershey School Will Allow Admission To Qualified Students With HIV August 6, 2012
Ousted Hershey Trust president tells court of serious financial irregularities Philadelphia Inquirer, Fri, Feb 11, 2011
Former Hershey CEO might have bordered a conflict-of-interest policy Harrisburg Patriot-News, Sat, Oct 30, 2010
Patriot News calls for AG to hand off investigation to special prosecutor, Tue, Oct 26, 2010
Hershey Trust's Double Bogie on Golf Course Purchase, CharityGovernance.com, Oct 5, 2010
Hershey school watchdog hits Corbett probe timing. Tues, Oct 13, 2010, Business Week

PHC Press Releases & Announcements

MHS Leaders End HIV Discrimination -- PHC Vindicated August 13, 2012
Watchdog Group Blows Whistle on "Charitable" Board Self-Enrichment, Thursday, Sep 2, 2010