"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.


"Justice For Abbie"

Sign the Change.org Petition 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

PowerPoint Presentation: Click here for Fouad's corresponding PowerPoint Presentation.
Click here for a QuickTime version.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer

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series by Philadelphia Inquirer
reporter Bob Fernandez

In the News

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 Huffington Post

Needy Kids Left In The Cold Again By PA Attorney General from May 9, 2013 newslanc.com
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 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