Milton Hershey School®
Following the death of his wife, Mr. Hershey donated virtually his entire personal
fortune to The Hershey Trust Company to administer MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL. The Hershey
Trust Company is the largest shareholder, making the school the largest beneficiary
of the Hershey Company. Today, MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL is a coeducational home and
school that is true to its ideals and remains focused on helping children. The school
provides a free world-class education, as well as meals, clothing, a nurturing home,
health care, counseling and career training, to nearly 2,000 children in social
and financial need. Employees are very aware that MHS students depend on the company’s
The Hershey Company is proud to help the school continue to grow, not only by building
our business but through direct partnerships with students and houseparents. Various
departments and plants host career days and tours, and many MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL
students work in internships at the Hershey Company. Through our "Project Fellowship"
program, groups of employees pair up with student homes for mutually fulfilling
and fun ongoing relationships. Project Fellowship involves employees from our U.S.
and international locations at many levels, bringing a global experience and strong
role models to MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL students.
Learn More at thehersheylegacy.com