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.
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.
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
to read the investigative
series by Philadelphia Inquirer
reporter Bob Fernandez
In the News
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
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