Who We Are
Our ranks include MHS alumni, childcare professionals, and others who
share our desire to protect the Hersheys’ children.
"Justice For Abbie"
Sign the Change.org
to PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane
“In Memory of Abbie” — Abbie's Story
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.
Harvard Law School Presentation -
Making Bitter Chocolate Sweet:
The Milton Hershey School's Past and Hoped for Future
for Fouad's corresponding PowerPoint Presentation.
for a QuickTime version.
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
to read the investigative
series by Philadelphia Inquirer
reporter Bob Fernandez
In the News
“A Confederacy of Greed & Incompetence: Time For Hershey To Turn The Page”
December 28, 2016
Groundbreaking and dispositive essay on Milton Hershey School dysfunction — must-reading for all concerned about Hershey and children in crisis.
PHC White Paper -
Requests Department of Justice Action
November 14, 2014
PHC's white paper is available here.
The accompanying exhibits are available here.
Time For Fresh Thinking:Hershey Girard Campus.pdf
- A response to Hershey-Girard Campus Op-Ed questions.
July 03, 2013
To help students, consider a Hershey-Girard campus
June 14, 2013
"Milton Hershey School Trust Oversight Debacle Backstory: Democratic Insiders Snooker AG Kane - Asset Misuse and Poor Child Welfare Policies Continue." Watchdog Group Decries Kane Reneging on Hershey Advisory Council Meeting. Hershey, PA.
May 29, 2013.
PHC's full analysis can be accessed at: AG Kane Open Letter - May 29, 2013
"Three Strikes & You're Out:" Advocacy Group Issues Blistering Critique of AG "Reform" Agreement, Calls for Federal Intervention. Hershey, PA.
May 22, 2013
PHC's full analysis can be accessed at: Three Strikes And You're Out Analysis
Pa. Attorney General Report Changes Little at Hershey School
May 16, 2013
Pablo Eisenberg via
Needy Kids Left In The Cold Again By PA Attorney General from
May 9, 2013
GOP Toasts Karl Rove, Bills Needy Kids/MHS Trust
May 4, 2013
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
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
, 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