Pottstown, Pa. (Sept. 30, 2020)—The TriCounty Health Council, a collaborative comprised of leaders from Pottstown Hospital—Tower Health, Community Health and Dental Care, Creative Health Services, Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation and other community organizations, is striving to save lives with a newly launched campaign, encouraging Pottstown area residents to seek the care they need.…

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POTTSTOWN, Sept. 22, 2020—As the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation strives to bring community voices together, senior program officer Howard Brown’s roots in the Pottstown community provide connections for building a brighter future. “I want to use my platform to elevate those voices who feel like they are sometimes left out—the voices of friends,…

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POTTSTOWN, August 6, 2020—UPDATE: The Tri-County Community Network is working to coordinate current and past Ashwood fundraising efforts so that the monetary donations for the victims will be housed in one location. The collected monetary donations will provide direct support for both short term and long term needs for the displaced Ashwood residents. TCN ensures…

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In the Healthy Behaviors-Schools program area, $1,027,610 was awarded to fund 10 projects intended to improve educational opportunities for students in public and private learning institutions. Boyertown Area School District—Brain Body Connection Brookeside Montessori—BWell Program Daniel Boone Area School District—School District Wellness Programs Owen J. Roberts School District—Fit for Life Strategic Wellness Program Pottsgrove School…

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In cooperation with the La Salle University Nonprofit Center, the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is inviting nonprofits to submit an application to participate in a series of virtual Zoom capacity-building clinics.  Recognizing the continual need for local nonprofits to access capacity building resources which allow them to better serve our community, the Foundation…

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POTTSTOWN, June 30, 2020—The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded 34 grants totaling $71,950 through the COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund. The fund supports social services in the Foundation’s service area and micro businesses within the borough of Pottstown impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.     Social service grants totaled $50,000.  The largest share of funds—$14,500—went towards…

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POTTSTOWN, June 3, 2020—The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has launched a new fund that will allow members of the community to make a difference by contributing towards causes they care about the most, including social services, food insecurity, economic development, and education.  Donations may be made online or by check. Last week, the Foundation’s…

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POTTSTOWN, Pa., June 4, 2020—With our physical offices closed, the Foundation’s staff continues to work remotely. Each member of our team is engaged in maintaining the normal flow of operations and working behind the scenes to meet the extraordinary needs of our community now and in the months ahead.    The spring and fall grant making cycles are…

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POTTSTOWN, May 22, UPDATE—Over $322,000 has been awarded to 101 nonprofit organizations through the MontCoPA COVID-19 Response Fund, and grant applications are still being accepted through The Montgomery County Foundation, Inc.  Nearly $575,000 has been raised so far for the fund, which allows residents, businesses, and philanthropies to donate towards COVID-19 relief efforts. The need remains great…

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