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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...
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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...
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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 .
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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.
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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...