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.

Coping with Obesity
Along with the many health issues caused by the pandemic, our nation’s obesity problem has worsened. Stress, sleep issues, and coping mechanisms have increased our consumption of comfort foods. Sedentary lifestyles became common as all ages were forced to limit typical daily activity (like getting dressed and moving beyond the living room). As we replace…
Celebrate Our Earth’s Trees!
Arbor Day Is Friday, April 30 Have you ever gazed up at a tall, proud tree and considered its history? If trees could communicate, they could share stories of generations before us. Arbor Day was established in 1872 in Nebraska. The holiday’s purpose was to plant as many trees as possible, with the hope of…
Is the COVID Vaccine Safe?
When it comes to the COVID-19 Vaccine, the simplest decisions have become complex as a result of the pandemic. Actions once done without hesitation now require exhaustive consideration of involved risks and unknown outcomes. Unfortunately, this indecisiveness has expanded to include resistance of the COVID vaccination. It’s understandable. A quickly created vaccine for a new…
Resources to Jump-Start Your Garden
Healthy soil is fundamental to a thriving garden. Soil requires renewal with fresh organic matter to help your garden reach its full potential, so give your spring plantings an advantage by rooting them in a rich environment.  Read more information on building up organic matter, improving nutrients, and balancing pH. The temperatures are warming up,…
Help Yourself: A Self-Care Reminder
We’ve been living under the weight of a pandemic for a full year. Like a blanket over our world, everyone has felt its heaviness. Some of us are struggling to lift away that weight. The stress, fear, and anxiety caused by COVID-19 continues to leave many feeling hopeless and overwhelmed. Clinical depression has increased. The…
Nurturing Resilience and Coping with Anxiety
Lately, we don’t often hear that empowering phrase, “You’ve got this.” The pandemic has replaced it with “Stay safe!” and “Be well,” and, now, “Double mask.” We are all trying to manage our days amidst COVID-19 worries. That’s true for children as well as adults. But for every challenge there’s a way to overcome, and…
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

Upcoming Events In the Pottstown Area

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