About Us

The Pledging Tree Foundation (TPTF) is a Delaware state incorporated non-profit, sponsor and donor supported foundation that strives to bring a positive change in financially challenged communities around Philadelphia suburb.


The foundation is tax-exempted under section 501 (c) (3) by the IRS. TPTF is an approved agency to receive donor designated funds through United Way of Chester County, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania and United Way of Delaware. TPTF is also a partner in the Financial Stability Partnership Initiative at the United Way of Chester County.


The Pledging Tree Foundation was founded in 2007 by Prerna Singh, a graduate of Downingtown High School (West).  It started with an aim to cultivate a disciplined savings approach among financially challenged families in local communities. TPTF pledges to help those who are pledging to help themselves by saving for their better future.


“Goal setting and acting upon it, is the key to the financial success. Based on a study by Harvard business school, 13% of students with unwritten goals were earning on average 2 times as much as the 84% with no goals. The 3% of students with written goals were earning on average 10 times as much as the 97% with either no goals or unwritten goals.”