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.

Mental Health Check-in: SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder
Rake Away Seasonal Sadness October is Mental Health Awareness Month. With 1 in 5 of us expected to experience some form of mental health issue, a month dedicated to awareness…
Vaccination Concerns and Beating COVID-19
Vaccinated Yet? In addition to protecting your own health, COVID-19 vaccination helps stop this deadly virus from spreading. Along with its health benefits, vaccination could be your access to many…
3 Smart Tips for a Stress-free Return to School
Emotions are mixed about returning to the classroom this fall. Many families are excited to experience another step toward normalcy. Simultaneously, extra worries from the lingering pandemic trouble parents and…
Education Inequality & Its Long-term Impact
Pottstown School District remains victim to State underfunding, with the inequity reaching into the $13-millions. Following Pennsylvania’s state-wide trend, racially diverse schools receive less than their fair share. This negligence…
Covid-19 Long Haulers
Don’t Be “In It for the Long Haul” We’ve all heard COVID-19 can cause lingering symptoms. This includes even mild and asymptomatic cases, and cases in young, healthy individuals. Symptoms…
Drug Addiction After Covid
An end to the pandemic may be underway. However, its devastating effects will linger long into the future. The global impact on public health and well-being will exist long after…
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