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July 12, 2016 – For Immediate Release Colmar, PA – The HealthSpark Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of the following officers and new members: George Marks , Chair Chinwe Onyekere , Vice Chair Warren Hilton , Secretary Lisa Dickson , Treasurer Joel Johnson , New...
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The following article was co-authored by HealthSpark Foundation's Jennifer Pedroni.
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If government, philanthropy and nonprofit groups join forces in earnest long enough, homelessness will one day become a thing of the past. That’s been the premise of Your Way Home Montgomery County since its inception three years ago as a “housing crisis response system,” with roots that date back...
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June 2, 2016 - The foundation's Vice President of Administration Jennifer Pedroni and Carla Ricci, Consultant for Schultz & Williams, wrote the following article on the North Penn Commons entitled, "Collaboration And Resource Sharing... Everyone's Doing it (Even the Authors of this Article)." Q....
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On May 20, 2016, close to 90 representatives from food pantries, soup kitchens, gleaning organizations, farms, hunger advocates and funders attended the 2nd annual Montgomery County Emergency Food System Conference. HealthSpark Foundation and the MontCo Anti-Hunger Network (MAHN) co-hosted the...
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In Montgomery County, we realize that ending homelessness is a community effort ("Will reaching out be enough?" May 26). In 2014, we launched Your Way Home Montgomery County, a partnership of government, philanthropy, nonprofits, and community to end homelessness and housing instability for...
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NORRISTOWN >>Thanks to recent renovations to the Community Interfaith of Central Montgomery County pantry at Grace Lutheran Church, clients now have a more elegant system that is closer to a real shopping experience. “It’s a lot more dignified approach to providing services,” noted director Kary...
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Improving health can’t be done in silos. We at HealthSpark Foundation have long recognized there are many factors that contribute to one’s health. Where you live, what you eat, what you do for a living and how much you earn – these all contribute to your health. Unfortunately, we are seeing this...
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On April 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in partnership with the Council on Foundations, named Your Way Home Montgomery County one of the 10 winners of an awards program to recognize community foundations for the excellent work they do along with their public partners...
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Candice Porter (left) Executive Director of Screening for Mental Health demonstrates a MindKare kiosk for Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh at the Ambler YMCA March 22, 2016. The YMCA is one of five locations in Montgomery County to feature a MindKare behavioral health kiosk. In the...