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King of Prussia, PA – When it came time last year to present Pope Francis with a commemoration of his time in Montgomery County, Pa., there were lots of gift ideas: books, mementos, glassware. But the VFTCB had a different thought. Instead of a physical gift, why not establish a charitable outreach...
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NORRISTOWN >> The volunteers and managers at the Catholic Social Services (CSS) food pantry serve up healthy doses of “basic human dignity and love” four days a week to their customers along with the typical canned goods, milk, bread and frozen meat that goes into the shopping carts.
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Grantmakers in Health has published an article on HealthSpark Foundation that features President and CEO Russ Johnson. HealthSpark Foundation August 2016
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We were told it was business casual, with an emphasis on casual since we were going to be walking around in dirt.
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The following blog post was co-authored by HealthSpark Foundation's Jennifer Pedroni for The Nonprofit Centers Network .
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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...