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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Headache Help

Headache disorders are among the most disabling conditions worldwide. The pain disrupts everything from daily productivity to major social events. Here are helpful ideas for preventing and easing the pain.

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Keep America Beautiful Month

Keep America Beautiful Month gives everyone a chance to help Mother Nature in her renewed efforts to refresh our earth. Whether inspired to focus on your own little landscape or the greater expanse, here are some ideas for helping to spread the sunshine!

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Exercise to Help Allergies & Asthma

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and Physical Fitness and Sports Month. It is time to recognize these two can be observed together. PAHWF shares how to exercise to clear your head and strengthen your lungs.

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2024 Regional Home Garden Contest

Get your gardens ready! New for 2024, the contest is expanding to include not only the boroughs of Pottstown and Boyertown, but also the surrounding townships.

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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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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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The Foundation

Improving People's health and well-being



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Planned Giving

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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.

Foundation News

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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Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation


The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation enhances the health and wellness of area residents, p

Pottstown Patriotic 5K RunJuly 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 amJoin us in Pottstown for the most patriotic 5K of the year! Deck yourself out in RED, WHITE, and BLUE and burn off that afternoon barbeque before you eat it! Stick around afterwards to enjoy Pottstown’s 4th of July Parade on the very streets you run!Starting at Corner of Beech and Grant Streets, PottstownCost: $32.50 UNTIL 7/1 Register: runsignup.com/Race/PA/Pottstown/Patriotic5K#pahwf #runlife #patriotic5K #pottstownfoundation #pottstownhealthandwellnessfoundation #pottstownpatriotic5K ... See MoreSee Less
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RESERVE YOUR TOUR TICKETS NOW2024 Regional Garden TourJuly 13, 8 AM - Noon (optional luncheon at Noon)Enjoy a self-guided tour of the most beautiful gardens surrounding Pottstown and Boyertown. Tour registrants will receive garden descriptions and a map. Pick up your map the day of the tour at 724 N. Adams St, Pottstown, between 8-10 AM (under the awning). Register now to reserve your tour and enjoy the optional lunch: mosaicclt.org/events/#mosaic #mosaicgarden #northcoventrytwp #gardencontest #pottstownhealthandwellnessfoundation #pottstownfoundation #vftc #valleyforgetourist #buildabetterboyertown #boyertown #pottstown ... See MoreSee Less
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WE'VE EXPANDED THE 2024 BOYERTOWN & POTTSTOWN REGIONAL GARDEN CONTEST TO INCLUDE 8 TOWNSHIPS! ENTER NOW THROUGH JUNE 21! If you live in the townships of Colebrookdale, Douglass (Montgomery and Berks), New Hanover, Upper Pottsgrove, Lower Pottsgrove, West Pottsgrove, North Coventry, or East Coventry you're eligible to ENTER! Yes, we've expanded and made the contest even bigger and better! Register NOW if you live in Boyertown, Pottstown or any of the listed townships! Come on, show us your Garden - you must ENTER to win! Visit www.homegardencontest.com to learn everything you need to know - contest categories, rules & regulations, plus important dates - and register today! Register by June 21 to join in the fun and win! North Coventry Township Upper Pottsgrove Township Lower Pottsgrove Township #GrowForIt #buildabetterboyertown #pottstownfoundation #pottstownhappenings #homegarden #pottstownhealthandwellnessfoundation #montco #berkscounty #buckscountypa #northcoventrytwp #eastcoventrytwp #lowerpottsgrovetwp #upperpottsgrovetwp #newhanovertwp #douglasstwp #colebrookdaletwp ... 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

Healthy Living

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.


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.