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PCHF Hires New Program Director
Filed in news by on December 14, 2020

Experienced professional Viviann Schorle will assist in serving diverse communities. Contact: Tamela Luce, 610-917-9890, tluce@pchf1.org The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of seasoned nonprofit professional Viviann Schorle as program officer, effective January 4, 2021. CEO Tamela Luce is confident that Ms. Schorle’s decades of experience, including extensive work with diverse […]

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PCHF Helps Fund a New Building for PACS
Filed in news by on December 2, 2020

For 47 years, the Phoenixville Area Community Services (PACS) has served those suffering from food insecurity in the area. PACS originally operated out of a small building on Church Street. However, the building was not designed for a food pantry:  it had limited storage capacity and allowed only a small number of staff, volunteers, and […]

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Grants Awarded for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year
Filed in awards, grants, news by on October 21, 2020

We awarded at total of $1,405,500 in grants to 49 organizations during our annual grant cycle in late summer. We shortened our process this year due to the pandemic to ensure that funds could be used as soon possible to support our community. See the list of grants awarded.  Information  includes grantee amount purpose. All of these […]

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2020 Summer Newsletter
Filed in news by on September 5, 2020

Read the our latest PCHF Newsletter Summer 2020 to learn the latest PCHF News. Luce Talk Covid-19 Pandemic :Impact & Lessons Learned Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship Grant & Program Updates & Changes Board of Directors

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PCHF’s Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter
Filed in news by on August 31, 2020

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation stands in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and its calls for racial justice, liberation, inclusion, healing, peace, and equity. The current Coronavirus pandemic has only highlighted existing disparities in access to quality health care for the Black, LatinX, immigrant, and other communities of color. Our vision is to […]

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Open Position: Program Officer
Filed in news by on July 29, 2020

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation (www.pchf1.org) seeks a self-starter to become its Program Officer. The Foundation aims to improve the health and quality of life for people in the greater Phoenixville region by increasing access to quality healthcare services and promoting healthy communities through grantmaking and collaboration with health, civic, business, and community partners. As […]

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PCHF Celebrates Lynn Pike Hartman on Her Retirement
Filed in news, slider by on July 17, 2020

After a lifetime of service in the nonprofits sector, including more than 15 years serving nonprofits and the community in the greater Phoenixville area, Vice President of Programs Lynn Hartman will retire as of September 1, 2020. The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation (PCHF) celebrates her accomplishments and legacy. Lynn’s contributions to the evolution of the […]

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2020-21 Annual Grant Cycle – Opening Postponed
Filed in grants, news by on April 3, 2020

Updated information available: https://www.pchf1.org/available-grants/. Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation has decided to delay the opening of our grant process, originally announced for April 15, 2020. The situation is fluid and the Foundation is watching closely in order to determine how it should best support the community. We will be in […]

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PCHF Closed
Filed in local resources, news by on March 16, 2020

The Foundation Office is closed in keeping with the Governor’s Health Emergency Guidelines. All programs and activities are cancelled and will be rescheduled Staff is working remotely and will respond to phone messages and email Contact Information 610-917-9890, please leave a message Staff emails can be found at: https://www.pchf1.org/about/staff/ Other Resources www.inthistogetherpxv.com(Jaycee’s site) Phoenixville Business […]

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2020 Winter Newsletter
Filed in news by on February 6, 2020

Read the our latest Winter Newsletter to learn t he latest PCHF News. 2019 Champions 2020 Census By-Laws Summit Report PCHF News Board Burnout?

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