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.

Helping Others Stay Warm This Winter
As we approach winter’s bitter weather, PAHWF shares tips on staying warm and helping others do the same. With a little preparation, the warmth of the holidays can last all…
‘Tis the Season for Transforming Lives
It is that time of the year again, a season of generosity and compassion. Building a healthy and vibrant community takes all of us working together—if you want to give…
The Mental and Physical Benefits of Gratitude
The Ingredient for Better Health, This Season and Beyond Instead of adding a dollop of butter or pinch of sugar to enhance your holidays this season, pile on a healthful…
Coping with Depression
Symptoms and self care for Depression Everyone feels sad or lonely at times. Often, it’s As cooler, shorter days arrive, October makes sense as National Depression Awareness Month. We pull…
Sickle Cell Awareness Month
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and the American Red Cross is working to reach more blood donors who are Black to help patients with sickle cell disease.  Transfusions are…
Prostate Cancer Awareness
Are You at Risk for Prostate Cancer? Guys, although you may have a strong back to carry life’s load, it takes true strength and even courage to get a tune-up…

healthy living

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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