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As 2019 draws to a close, we'd like to offer our heartfelt thanks for your partnership this past year. Best wishes for a joyous holiday season and a restful, peaceful new year. HealthSpark Foundation and 2506 LLC offices will be closed from December 24, 2019 through January 1, 2020. ________________...
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A new study by the Center for Effective Philanthropy found that fifty-eight percent of nonprofit leaders believe tax-law changes have hurt giving to their organizations. Nonprofit leaders are also deeply worried about the potential for a recession and a lack of preparedness for an economic downturn...
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Six Pottstown residents recently graduated from a novel leadership training program designed to connect community members to the boards of local nonprofit agencies. At the graduation ceremony on December 10, 2019, the six graduates shared their stories of finding their leadership voice, developing...
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“We are sounding the alarm for more awareness and participation in the 2020 Census"- this was the message ringing loud and clear during Your Way Home's Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week event at the Montgomery County courthouse on Friday, November 22, 2019. Speaking in front of community...
Emma joins the HealthSark Foundation team as Director of External Affairs. We are excited to work with Emma in this new role and to build upon the shared Your Way Home efforts that Emma guided as Administrator for the Montgomery County Office of Housing and Community Development. As Director of...
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July 17, 2019 – For Immediate Release Colmar, PA – The HealthSpark Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of the following board new and reelected members: Amy Gianficaro, new board member Joel Johnson, Board Secretary, reelected Courtney McCormick, reelected Joseph C. O...
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Tamela Luce, HealthSpark's first program officer, recently announced her departure in order to pursue a new professional opportunity as President and CEO of the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. During her tenure, Tamela directed The Academy, developed an extensive network among Montgomery...
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Executives and staff of health and human service nonprofits, government officials and department heads, funders, representatives from area health systems and universities, faith and business leaders and community residents crowded into the grand ballroom at the Normandy Farm and Conference Center in...
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How do you serve hungry people who cannot get to a food pantry? The Open Link Executive Director Stu Bush has long asked that question and thanks to some ingenuity he has a solution: bring the pantry to them. Food Pantry Without Walls is a pilot program to deliver food to residents of the Upper...
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Chester County Food Bank manages raised bed gardens at Springton Manor Farm in Glenmoore, where volunteers help grow food specifically for the organization's constituents. Courtesy photo used in article. As we’ve explored this month, poverty is unexpectedly present in Philly’s suburban counties— and...