The primary objective of the NEW HELVETIC SOCIETY, Pennsylvania Chapter, is friendly association, independent of any political party or religious association.

The principal goals of the society are:

  1. To achieve closer contact among Swiss and descendants of Swiss as well as among Swiss societies, and to work for better collaboration between the Swiss nationals at home and abroad in the analysis of their respective problems.
  2. To cultivate and strengthen the existing bonds of friendship between Swiss and American people.
  3. To maintain and propagate the Swiss spirit, solidarity, freedom, tolerance and international understanding.
  4. In general, to acquaint Swiss and American with the cultural life and achievements of both nations as an aid to good relation between the people.