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Seasonal Affective Disorder

October is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s also when many experience seasonal depression. Here are a few ways to brighten dark days and improve mental health …

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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.


Crisis Resources

Coronavirus has had a tremendous impact on the Pottstown area. We have compiled a list of available resources on a range of needs from social services to personal wellness. 

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The Foundation

Improving People's health and well-being



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Planned Giving

Discover the Benefits of Giving Wisely

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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

At Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation, we are all about helping people improve their health and well-being. By helping residents enthusiastically embrace a healthier lifestyle, we create a more dynamic community. Join us!

Foundation News

Headlines and Happenings

Mini-Grant Program Supports Pottstown Regional Parks
POTTSTOWN (August 30, 2021)—The Pottstown Metropolitan Regional Planning Committee (PMRPC), with funding support from the Pottstown Area Health ...
PAHWF Awards $1,451,405 to Community Organizations
POTTSTOWN, Aug. 20, 2021—The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation awarded $1,451,405 to 33 nonprofits, schools, and municipalities ...
COVID-19 and Routine Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know Moderated by former Pottstown School District superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Sparagana, this town hall features expert panelists from ...
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation

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.

A group from St. John’s meets at the Pottstown Salvation Army on the third Wednesday of every month to prepare a lunchtime meal. The group arrives at the Salvation Army at around 9:45 am to prepare, serve, and clean up the meal, and departs at around 1:00 pm. Volunteers are always welcome to join! #pahwf #salvationarmy #soupkitchen #Pottstown ... See MoreSee Less
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Please join us in recognizing our Forensic Interviewers, Madeline Mitchell, Jennifer Watson, and Michelle Kline, who conducted a RECORD NUMBER of 673 Forensic Interviews in 2021.6️⃣7️⃣3️⃣📈😮We are grateful for their hard work and compassion toward child victims and dedication to healing, justice, and successful outcomes throughout a very difficult year.#MissionKids #ChildAdvocacyCenter #ForensicInterview #ChildWelfare #ChildProtection #ChildAbuse #ProtectKids #KeystoneCACs ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you test positive on an at-home #COVID19 antigen test?You should: - Stay home/isolate yourself for 5 days 🚪- Let your close contacts know 📱- Report your result to public health officials ⚕️More on what to do, including how to report your result to #MontcoPA, can be found here: ... 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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COVID-19 Resources

Our community has responded to the COVID -19 pandemic with impressive generosity and creativity. Here, we share resources currently available to tri-county residents and beyond.

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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

Success Stories

See the positive changes taking place in the Tri-County area.

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Tri-county active adult center

More than 1,700 older adults visit the Tri-County Active Adult Center annually, with an average of 200 people coming through the center’s doors daily for activity, food, and friendship.


Walk & bike pottstown

In Pottstown, a six-year long initiative to promote biking and walking in the borough is providing a model for getting kids active and reducing traffic through community partnerships.

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Mission Kids

At Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center, hope begins. Its mission is to achieve healing and justice for victims of child abuse.