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The momentum of the Safety Net Resiliency Initiative continues to build through HealthSpark Foundation’s Community of Practice, which hosted close to 200 guests during the 5th Community of Practice event on February 18, 2020. Guests included staff and board members from human services nonprofits...
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How we tell our story matters. Montgomery County safety net providers have recognized that a necessary element of strengthening the safety net system is to improve how we communicate the value of the safety net system to the broader community. In their article "Reframing Human Services for Greater...
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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...