Posts in 'Health'

An old barn and silo.
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...
Naomi Zitin, the noted leader and first female board chair of the North Penn Hospital in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, passed away on December 14th at 95. Her obituary can be found at philly.com . HealthSpark Foundation was created in 2002 from the sale of the North Penn Hospital. We pass along our...

Focus Areas

The Resiliency Initiative aims to strengthen the safety net system in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. 

The following services comprise the safety net:

This report from the Pennsylvania Health Funders Collaborative shares how Pennsylvanians benefit from the ACA through six major provisions:
African American woman outside in a garden.
The city of Philadelphia Health Department has partnered with around a dozen hospitals to improve nutrition standards and promote local and sustainable food procurement as part of its Good Food, Healthy Hospitals initiative. This video showcases some of the work and accomplishments of three area...
An African American woman in a garden.
WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (CBS) — Doctors visits at one Montgomery
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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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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...
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...

Introducing HealthSpark Foundation!