Healthy Living

We believe that every member of our community should have equitable opportunities embrace a healthier lifestyle.  Join us to connect with knowledge and resources to take control of your health.

Mental Wellness

Pottstown Area Resources for Mental Wellness

Healthy Eating

Ideas, Recipes & Resources for Eating Better


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


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.

Is My Snoring Normal?
While most of us have the potential to occasionally snore, about 40% of adult men and 24 percent of adult women do it habitually. Is snoring a sign of something more sinister…
3 Types of Yoga You Didn’t Know Existed
Yoga has grown so common that 14.3% of U.S. adults have made the exercise part of their fitness routine. Whether it’s for your physical or mental health—or just a way to…
Pottstown Community Health Events for September 2019
There’s nothing like the fall air. Here are the health and wellness events happening around the Pottstown area this month so you can get your outdoor time in before winter…
Why You Should Eat Purple Food
Purple foods like concord grapes, plums and sweet cherries are delicious, but what do they do for your health? During Healthy Aging Month, we are covering topics that can help…
The Stress/Gut/Immune System Link
The strain of everyday stress can lead to headaches, heart disease and high blood pressure. But did you know stress can alter your gut bacteria, and ultimately harm your immune system? The…
Why We Love Chili Peppers (And You Should, Too!)
When we looked at the top 100 foods as ranked by scientists, several peppers and pepper-derived foods made the list. But chili powder and chili peppers ranked higher than the others.…

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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