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Auxiliary Leaves Legacy of Generosity
After 85 years of service to the community, the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation East Auxiliary is disbanding. Since partnering with the Foundation in 2003, the East Auxiliary has consistently provided funding to groups including Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Visiting Nurse Association Community Services, Mission Kids, the Tri-County Active Adult Center, and many others.…
Wierzbowski Joins Foundation Team
The newest addition to the Foundation’s staff, Chris Wierzbowski (He/Him), is looking to use his skills and experience to serve the Pottstown area community. Having joined the team in January as the Foundation’s grant writer, he’s starting by reviewing studies and reports while sitting in on listening sessions and presentations with local leaders. “When we…
Virtual Town Hall: The Importance of Vaccines
Building Trust within Communities of Color UPDATE: Many thanks to our panelists and all who joined us for the virtual town hall. The full video is available below and on YouTube at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45WjFcj1Vvw Join us on Tuesday, Jan.12, at 5:30 p.m. as we bring together local healthcare providers with community leaders for a…
Holiday Season of Giving
Gifts can be made to COVID Relief and Recovery Fund, and long-term giving can be designated to areas of choice. The best gift you can give is one that makes a difference. Please consider making a charitable gift to benefit organizations or causes that you are passionate about in the Pottstown community and Tri-County region.…
It’s Not Too Late to Get the Flu Vaccine
Flu season has arrived. As we head into the holiday season, keep yourself and your family safe by getting your flu shot today. Montgomery County is offering flu shots at walk-up locations across the county at no cost to those age 6 months and older who live, work, or go to school in the County.…
LaSalle Nonprofit Center Technical Assistance Support
A Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Capacity Building Program Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF) program officers are available to aid our current nonprofit grantee partners with connections to free technical assistance consultation support with The Nonprofit Center at LaSalle University with pre-approval from PAHWF.   The technical assistance initiative provides executive directors or designees…
TriCounty Health Council Campaign Seeks to Save Lives
Pottstown, Pa. (Sept. 30, 2020)—The TriCounty Health Council, a collaborative comprised of leaders from Pottstown Hospital—Tower Health, Community Health and Dental Care, Creative Health Services, Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation and other community organizations, is striving to save lives with a newly launched campaign, encouraging Pottstown area residents to seek the care they need.…
Howard Brown Promoted to Foundation Leadership
POTTSTOWN, Sept. 22, 2020—As the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation strives to bring community voices together, senior program officer Howard Brown’s roots in the Pottstown community provide connections for building a brighter future. “I want to use my platform to elevate those voices who feel like they are sometimes left out—the voices of friends,…
Helping Our Neighbors Impacted by the North Coventry Fire
POTTSTOWN, August 6, 2020—UPDATE: The Tri-County Community Network is working to coordinate current and past Ashwood fundraising efforts so that the monetary donations for the victims will be housed in one location. The collected monetary donations will provide direct support for both short term and long term needs for the displaced Ashwood residents. TCN ensures…
Spring Grants Total $1,704,683
In the Healthy Behaviors-Schools program area, $1,027,610 was awarded to fund 10 projects intended to improve educational opportunities for students in public and private learning institutions. Boyertown Area School District—Brain Body Connection Brookeside Montessori—BWell Program Daniel Boone Area School District—School District Wellness Programs Owen J. Roberts School District—Fit for Life Strategic Wellness Program Pottsgrove School…