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.

National HIV Testing Day: What to Know
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day each year, when people ages 13 to 64 are encouraged to get tested for HIV and seek care and treatment if needed. In addition, the…
Eat the Season: Summer (w/Bonus Recipe!)
Today is the first day of summer—and time for delectable meals made with fresh produce! Whether you’re heading to a backyard barbecue or quiet picnic in the park, you’ll want…
PAHWF Announces Annual Health & Wellness Conference
$38.5M in Grants Over 15 Years for Inspiring Healthy Initiatives in the Community Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF) held its 15th Anniversary dinner and reception on April 10, 2019…
Bouncing Back from Springing Forward
What better time to reexamine your sleep health than after springing forward into Daylight Savings Time? Getting enough quality sleep is one of the greatest factors for maintaining and improving…
Immune System Checklist
While there’s not yet a vaccine or cure for COVID-19, there are several steps you can take to make sure your immune system is prepared to fight off the virus,…
The Health Benefits of Tea
Aside from water, tea is the most popular beverage in the world.  All true teas, whether they’re black, green, or white, come from the Camellia sinensis plant and contain antioxidants, amino acids,…

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