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St. John’s Lutheran Church and PAHWF Donate $10,000 to Boyertown YMCA
Kim Moeller (center), Fitness Coordinator at the Boyertown YMCA, accepting two $5,000 checks to fund an after-school exercise program at the five after-school locations of the YMCA. Pottstown, PA – August 24, 2015 –The smile on the face of Kim Moeller, Fitness Coordinator at the Boyertown YMCA, was caused by two $5,000 checks recently given…
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Awards Over $1.5 Million in Grant Dollars
Pottstown, PA – June 16, 2015 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $1,547,345 in grant requests during the spring grant round of fiscal year 2014-2015 to 40 non-profit organizations, schools, and municipalities. According to Dave Kraybill, president, “These programs play a major role in supporting the Foundation’s mission of promoting healthy lifestyles…
Wyndcroft takes first place in PAHWF School Health Initiative
(left to right)MUSC representative Coleen Martin, MS, RD, PAHWF Program Officer Ashley Pultorak with The Wyndcroft School representatives, Allison Carr, R.N., Nancy Boerner and Lori Kummerer. Pottstown, PA – June 5, 2015 – The Wyndcroft School was named the inaugural winner of the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation’s (PAHWF) School Health Initiative at the Wellness…
Foundation Launches New Website
The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation unveils its newly revamped website: www.PottstownFoundation.org. The Foundation re-designed the site in order to enhance their grantees’ experience, as well as to create an engaging and educational environment for visitors. “The Foundation’s purpose is to provide opportunities for our community to enthusiastically embrace a healthier lifestyle,” said Dave…
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Changes
(left to right)David Kraybill, Executive Director; Robert Boyce, retired Board member (left to right) Retired board members Charles Palladino, Kenn Picardi, Sharon Weaver, Scott Detar, Milt Martyny. Pottstown, PA – September 29, 2014– The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announces changes in Board leadership. As of July 1, 2014, six of the Foundation’s Board members…
Foundation Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
Pottstown, PA – November 4, 2013 – In 2013, the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation celebrates its tenth anniversary and remains committed to driving positive changes that lead to better overall health and wellness in the TriCounty area. Over the past ten years, the Foundation has provided more than $22 million to non-profits with…
Foundation Announces New Program Officer
Pottstown, PA – October 29, 2013 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announces the promotion of Ashley Pultorak to Program Officer for Schools, Recreation and Active Living. In her new role, Pultorak will be responsible for managing grant programs and funding to schools, preschools, parks and recreation centers, and community organizations involved with…
Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation Announces Changes
Pottstown, PA – June 27, 2013 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation announces changes in staff and board leadership. Anna Brendle Kennedy, Program Officer for Schools, Recreation and Active Living, has resigned effective July 19, 2013. Ms. Brendle Kennedy has accepted a position as the executive director of the Lancaster Osteopathic Health Foundation.…
Foundation awards over $691,000 in grant dollars
Pottstown, PA – January 30, 2013 – The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded $691,680 in grant requests during the fall grant round of fiscal year 2012-2013 to 31 non-profit organizations, schools, and municipalities. “The Foundation consistently receives creative and innovative grant applications that are in line with our mission to enhance the…