Covid-19
Resources

COVID-19 has had an effect on all of us. We have compiled a list of resources to help you recover. whether it is mental or physical health issues, social emergencies or just looking for some activities.

Event Calendar

Events going on in the Pottstown Area

Healthy Eating

Ideas, Recipes & Resources for Eating Better

Fitness

Get in Shape and Stay in Shape With These Resources

Substance Abuse

Pottstown Area resources for Substance Abuse & Addiction

Heart Health

Resources for Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Healthy Hub

MISSION HEALTHY LIVING

 helps you gain greater control over your health with the area’s most dependable free online community. 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.

TriCounty Health Council Campaign Seeks to Save Lives
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.…
Shed Pounds to Beat COVID-19
New research suggests that obesity plays a major role in who contracts COVID-19 and the likelihood that the illness will cause severe symptoms or require hospitalization.  The Centers for Disease Control revised COVID-19 risk categories in June, placing obesity in the same risk category as those with compromised immune systems and type 2 diabetes. With…
Sly Fox 5K Series: July 8
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020 @ 6:00PM–8PMSly Fox Track Club will host six races on Wednesday evenings this year—one each month from April to September. The fourth race in the series will be held July 8. Packet pickups begin at 6 p.m. and the races start at 7 p.m.  Awards will be given to overall male and…
Time to Get Growing
BY: JOHN ROBERTSONMAY 15, 2020 With plenty of sunshine and warmer temperatures in the forecast, we’re all getting serious about planting this year’s flowers and vegetables, which makes it a perfect time to register for the Annual Boyertown and Pottstown Home Garden Contest.   The forecast looks like we’re headed for a big warmup, but air…
Staying Fit during the Pandemic
With the stay-at-home order still firmly in place for all of Southeast Pennsylvania, the gyms, studios, and schools where most of us routinely exercised are no longer an option—and likely won’t be for several months. The lockdown is, for many of us, leading to a more sedentary lifestyle. As we look toward a phased reopening…
Dealing with Disruption
In the era of facemasks and virtual meetings, we’re all changing how we live in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.  But for many of us, changes to daily life have caused a level of isolation and uncertainty that was unimaginable just a few weeks ago. It can be even worse for people with…
Mission

healthy living

Gain greater control over your health with the area’s most dependable free online community. Read up on a variety of health topics, get a new recipe, learn more about affecting positive change, share tips and ideas and stay on top of the latest community events.

Our role in the Pottstown community is multi-faceted.
Aside from grantmaking, we also serve the Pottstown area by:

  • Acting as a convener of non-profit, governmental, educational, and municipal entities to encourage conversations that will ultimately serve as a catalyst to create positive and health-related systemic change in Pottstown.
  • Focusing on programs and services that build long-term solutions to meet the current and future health needs in the Pottstown service area.
  • Coordinating and funding non-profit resources and sponsoring professional development programs for our grantees as well as to the nonprofits in the region.
  • Leading the Healthy Schools collaborative group.
  • Providing health and wellness information and resources on the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation and Mission Healthy Living websites.
  • Collaborating with representatives at the regional and state level, and local municipalities to improve the parks and trail systems in our area.
  • Committing to the use and maintenance of the resources of our long-term endowment effectively and efficiently.
 
Fun & Fitness

Our List of Parks and Destinations

Want to get outside? Here is a list of great locations where you can get out and move, right here in the Pottstown area.

Walking trail in Pottstown area park