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New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
610-444-5800
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Young Friends of Penn Vet

Young Friends of Penn Vet


Young Friends is a vibrant group of animal enthusiasts, committed to supporting the large and small animal hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. Members will enjoy invitations to diverse programs including, engaging social events, educational lectures and tours, and enrichment activities.

Members of the Young Friends Executive Board

  • Gillian Beale King
  • Olivia Shiner
  • Annparke Sullivan
  • Patricia Anne Thompson

Want to Get Involved?

Interested in becoming a Young Friend of Penn Vet?

Contact Neva Graham, Associate Director of Major Gifts:
Phone: 215-746-3867
Email: negraham@vet.upenn.edu


Upcoming Events

Barn Party at Devon Horse Show & Country FairYoung Friends Barn Party at Devon Horse Show & Country Fair

  • Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Location: Magic Hill Barn at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, 23 Dorset Rd, Devon, PA 19333
  • Start Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Register at : www.alumni.upenn.edu/YFbarnparty

Enjoy a night at the Devon Horse Show with the Young Friends of Penn Vet! The fun includes a photo booth, door prizes, and wine & cheese. All are welcome but space is limited, so register at the link above to guarantee your spot. 

"Steps to Cure Sarcoma" Family Fun Run/Walk4th Annual "Steps to Cure Sarcoma" Family Fun Run/Walk

  • Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Location:Wilson Farm Park - 500 Lee Road, Wayne, PA 19087
  • Start Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Registration: Penn Vet Team page

Please join us in the fight to end Sarcoma Cancers. Every dollar that is raised will be used for Sarcoma Cancer research and treatment, by supporting a collaborative research network between the Abramson Cancer Center at Penn Medicine, the Penn Veterinary School, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The collective team across these sites are bringing their unique skills and research talents to help children, adults and dogs with sarcoma.


Past Events


Block Fest & Goat Races at Sly Fox BreweryBlock Fest & Goat Races at Sly Fox Brewery

  • Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018
  • Location: Sly Fox Brewery - 331 Circle of Progress Dr., Pottstown, PA 19464
  • Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Find our tent at the annual Sly Fox Block Festival & Goat Races for one of a kind Penn Vet swag! 

New Bolton Center Dine & Donate

  • Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018
  • Location: Sovana Bistro, 696 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
  • Time: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Let your server or bartender know that you are there for NEW BOLTON CENTER, and Sovana Bistro will donate 15% of all pre-tax sales to the Friends of New Bolton Center Fund.

Reservations are recommended.

Clear the Shelters Volunteer EventClear the Shelters Volunteer Event

  • Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
  • Location: Providence Animal Center, 555 Sandy Bank Rd, Media, PA 19063
  • Further information to follow upon registration

Join the Penn Vet team as we welcome furry friends in need into their forever homes. Volunteers will be asked to hand out Penn Vet goodie bags and assist with various tasks to  help new pet owners get situated throughout the day.

All volunteers are invited to join us for an after party that will be held on the grounds hosted by the Young Friends of Penn Vet.

Black & White Ball to Support Shelter Medicine

New Bolton Center Dine & Donate

  • Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017
  • Location: Sovana Bistro, 696 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
  • Time: 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Let your server or bartender know that you are there for NEW BOLTON CENTER, and Sovana Bistro will donate 15% of all pre-tax sales to the Friends of New Bolton Center Fund.

Reservations are recommended.