Each grantee organization, in its own way, is making meaningful and lasting contributions to our community’s health and well-being. We thank all our grantees for their commitment to fulfilling our mission—and for creating a positive, measurable impact in the lives of thousands of individuals in the Pottstown area.
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. The center served upwards of 18,000 daily hot lunches and provided 1,500 hours of exercise classes in 2019 alone. The center offers much of its programing free of charge, and any older adult can spend the day at the center for free while enjoying lunch and getting exercise. And children in the community benefit from the center’s programs as well, with the Bigs and Littles Mentoring Program offering an opportunity for building relationships ...
Walk & Bike Pottstown
With automobile infrastructure strained to the breaking point across the region, community leaders are looking for alternative models to reduce traffic and promote sustainable modes of transportation. In Pottstown, a six-year long initiative to promote biking and walking in the borough is providing a model for solving the problem through community partnerships. With automobile infrastructure strained to the breaking point across the region, community leaders are looking for alternative models to reduce traffic and promote sustainable modes of transportation. In Pottstown, a six-year long initiative to promote biking and walking in the borough is providing a model for solving the ...
Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center
At Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center, hope begins. Its mission is to achieve healing and justice for victims of child abuse, reducing any further trauma to children who have already experienced a traumatic event. Mission Kids provides a center for the team investigation of child abuse cases. In 2016 alone, Mission Kids provided over 522 Forensic Interviews to victims of alleged sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. At Mission Kids, child abuse victims are interviewed in a child-friendly setting by a specially trained forensic interviewer. The interviews are conducted in a manner that is legally sound, neutral, fact-finding, and coordinated to ...
The Pottstown Farm & Artisan Regional Market (FARM) is an open-air market in downtown Pottstown providing access to fresh locally grown produce and hand-made artisan goods which opened in 2016. The FARM was started to help engage the business community with the community surrounding Pottstown. The featured farmers and artisans are self-producing and everything from the market is coming right from the ground to your table – the freshness cannot be beat and the education piece to the families throughout the community is amazing! As some produce just cannot be grown in the local farmlands of PA, smaller, local farmers make up the majority of vendors. ...
Apply For a Grant
It’s easy to apply, and we’ve provided guidelines to help you put together a successful grant application. We look forward to hearing your creative ideas for promoting good health in the Pottstown TriCounty area!