White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
White daisy flower in the crack of an old stone slab
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Healthy Living
National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. Good nutrition can boost our energy and immunity after a sleepy season spent indulging. Ditch the chips and seize the season! We share how to prep your diet for an energizing spring

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The Power of Accessibility Tools

Digital accessibility tools address various obstacles to browsing online, related to mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive functions.

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Radon: Are
You at Risk?

Among non-smokers, it is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths. For Radon Action Month We explain radon’s origin and how to prevent unnecessary exposure. Take these precautions.

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Cancer Prevention

February is National Cancer Prevention month. With most of the year still ahead, it is an opportune time to consider lifestyle changes to help you prevent cancer or detect it. Here are some best practices to keep you and your loved ones cancer-free.

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Buying Safe Gifts for Children

December is dedicated as Safe Toys and Gifts Month in an effort to protect children as they learn through play. Sharing presents during the holidays is one of life’s greatest joys. Following basic safety precautions helps prevent your loved recipients from being injured.

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

When a relative or friend needs special care, particularly long-term, that stress can become severe and even chronic.To endure, a caregiver must start with caring for oneself. We share ideas to help refresh your mind, body, and spirit while caring for others

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Emotional Wellness

Cultivating wellness requires ongoing and evolving effort. It involves taking actions in our best interest to enjoy a healthier existence. Here are some tips on creating your optimal state of wellbeing, despite life’s challenges ...

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POTTSTOWN AREA OUTDOORS

Find your destination for getting outdoors and staying active. With our outdoor activity finder, you can make the most of all the recreational resources our community has to offer.

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Coping with Depression

Insight on how to decipher a glum mood from more serious depression. Even better, we share advice on how to cope.

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Improving People's health and well-being

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Inspirational ideas and tips on healthy living

Funding solutions for long-term improvement in healthy behaviors

Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation

The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation enhances the health and wellness of area residents, providing education, funding and programs that motivate people to adopt healthy lifestyles.

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Headlines and Happenings

PAHWF Awards Over $1 Million in Latest Grant Cycle
POTTSTOWN (January 2, 2024)—The Pottstown Area Health and Wellness Foundation awarded $1,049,750 in grants to 36 organizations. Having ...
Charles Haddad Remembered for Lifetime of Service
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation joins the community in mourning the loss of Charles Haddad, who passed ...
Pottstown Play Streets Report Shares Impact of Program
This summer, the Pottstown Play Streets program drew 427 neighbors to outdoor community spaces through five events according ...
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We’re PROUD to sponsor The Wellness Council of Boyertown’s 17th Annual Wellness Fair! Get involved and GET MOVING with the Community Impact Walk and the Running of the Bears!March 16, 9 AM – 1 PM, Boyertown High SchoolMore information at: www.boyertownareamulti-service.org/ #boyertown #boyertownareamultiservices #pahwf #pottstownhappenings #pottstownfoundation #pottstownhealthandwellnessfoundation #wellnesscouncilofboyertown ... See MoreSee Less
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In The Neighborhood

Working together for a greater good

Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is proud to be a vital part of this vibrant community, a special place where everyone is working together for the greater good. Read on to see how we connect to the community beyond our grantmaking.

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Community Crisis Resources

Our mission is to guide individuals on their journey to better health and well-being. Through this, we can enjoy a thriving community where each of us experiences the fullest life possible.

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Stay Active, Stay Healthy

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Read up on a variety of health topics, learn more about affecting positive change, share tips and ideas and stay on top of the latest community events.

Around the Community

Partner Impact Profiles

See how are grantees are making a positive impact in the greater Pottstown area.

PARRC PATH

Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee

PARRC projects have included new playground equipment, trail improvements, plantings, and even a new floating dock.

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Maternal & Child Health Consortium

Through the years, Maternal and Child Health Consortium has helped Pottstown children and their families thrive.

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Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center of MontCo

Mission Kids offers a dedicated, child-friendly setting to achieve healing and justice for victims of child abuse.