The purpose of the Association, as a strong, vigilant and independent organization, shall be to research, understand, preserve, strengthen and promote the philanthropy of Milton and Catherine Hershey among all Milton Hershey School alumni, administrators, students, teachers, house parents, manager s, and other members of the Milton Hershey School family in order to enhance the benefits of educational, residential, recreational, and socially conscientious programs for beneficiaries of the Milton Hershey School Trust in furtherance of and consistent with a common commitment to pursuing the original charitable intent of Milton and Catherine Hershey as set forth in the Deed of Trust documents.