News

Stay up to date on the latest from HealthSpark. You can also connect with us on LinkedIn and send a request to info@healthspark.org to get periodic updates via email.

Logo with capital letters S, M and H and the words, "Screening for Mental Health"
Click the link below for access to the video of this newstory. AMBLER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Montgomery county is taking an innovative step to reach those in need of mental health care. One of 5 MindKare health kiosks was officially unveiled today at the Ambler YMCA. MindKare was launched by Screening for...
A woman in a graphic scarf, standing in front of people making a presentation.
This article, authored by Tamela Luce, was published in the September 2015 edition of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal . Below is an excerpt from the article. Access the full article here .
A smiling African American woman in a beige suit, standing in front of a wall.
HealthSpark Foundation Board member Chinwe Onyekere was featured in a story about health systems breaking out of traditional roles to support health in a more holistic way. The story was published in Grid Magazine on February 4, 2016.
A woman receiving a present from someone dressed as a superhero.
Jennifer accepts her honor from Batgirl. Photo by Tamela Luce. HealthSpark Foundation VP of Administration Jennifer Pedroni has agreed to take on a mission of a lifetime by committing to be honored at the North Penn United Way’s Superheroes United for Kids fundraising event on April 29, 2016.
Three people looking at fully stocked food pantry shelves.
Photos by Sarah Webb, Martha’s Choice Marketplace, a way for needy families to select foods of their choosing at Catholic Social Services’ Montgomery County Family Service Center in Norristown, was blessed by Bishop John McIntyre on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The food pantry preserves the dignity of patrons...
Two men and one woman at a long table, holding a news conference.
Montgomery County Commissioners Bruce L. Castor Jr., Josh Shapiro and Val Arkoosh discuss Code Blue procedures for winter weather. (Kaitlyn Foti — Digital First Media) By Kaitlyn Foti Norristown, PA - As Montgomery County residents were bundling up, perhaps for the first time this season, to head...
Graphic logo of a house with a swooping path and the words, "Your Way Home Montgomery County" underneath.
Colmar, PA – The North Penn Community Health Foundation is pleased to announce its renewed commitment to Your Way Home Montgomery County – a public/private partnership seeking to make the experience of homelessness brief, rare and non-recurring. The foundation has committed up to $200,000 through...
Graphic logo with the words, "Nonprofit Repositioning Fund" on the left
Local philanthropic organizations have collaborated to form the Nonprofit Repositioning Fund (“the Fund”), a regional effort to improve the capacity, effectiveness and financial health of nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia area. The Fund has committed $1,425,000 over three years for grants that...
Three people stocking a food pantry's shelves.
By Kaitlyn Foti In honor of Pope Francis’ imminent arrival to Montgomery County, several local organizations have teamed up to bestow a gift that will continue to give for years to come. The Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board has joined forces with the Montgomery County Anti-Hunger Network to...
Logo with capital S, M and H and the words, "Screening for Mental Health" below.
New program aims to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking in the community.