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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month We focus this time to raise awareness for members in our community that struggle with mental illness or substance use disorder, and to help reduce the stigma associated with them. As PCHF continues to engage the community to share our new Strategic Plan, 2022-2024, we have heard over and […]

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Happy National Public Health Week

Filed in news by on April 4, 2022
Happy National Public Health Week

From sidewalks and seat belts to vaccines and prenatal care, public health is an everyday part of life. This year’s National Public Health Week theme, “Public Health is Where You Are,” highlights the fact that health is a part of every community. Let us thank our local Chester County Health Department for their incredible efforts over the […]

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PCHF Celebrates Women’s History Month 2022

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PCHF Celebrates Women’s History Month 2022

  The 2022 Women’s History theme, “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope,” is both a tribute to the ceaseless work of caregivers and frontline workers during this ongoing pandemic and also a recognition of the thousands of ways that women of all cultures have provided both healing and hope throughout history. From the “National Women’s History Alliance” […]

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PCHF Celebrates Black History Month 2022

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PCHF Celebrates Black History Month 2022

PCHF reflects on this year’s theme of Black History Month 2022. The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness. This theme acknowledges the legacy of not only Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, but also other ways of knowing (e.g., birthworkers, doulas, midwives, naturopaths, herbalists, etc.) throughout the […]

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Annual Report 2020-2021

Filed in news by on January 11, 2022
Annual Report 2020-2021

We want to share with our community all that has happened in the last fiscal year (July 1, 2020- June 30,2021) at Phoenixville Community Health Foundation. We were challenged to quickly help our safety net and grow in the process. We are proud of all the accomplishments and support that we continue to receive from […]

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PCHF 2021-2022 Grants awarded

Filed in news by on October 28, 2021
PCHF 2021-2022 Grants awarded

We awarded a total of $1,764,717 in grants to 65 organizations during our annual grant cycle in September 2021. We reviewed and updated our grant application so that it would be shorter and clearer for organizations to seek support from our Foundation. We want to continuously work to develop relationships and build the social safety net […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month- October 2021

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month- October 2021

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH October 1 – October 31 As we reflect on Domestic Violence, throughout the month of October, we see vigils, statistics, remembrances for those we have lost, and celebrations of empowerment for those who have survived. We are reminded that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims […]

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Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Filed in DEI, news by on September 15, 2021
Let’s celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month I want to reflect on what it means to me. Let us celebrate all that have created, envisioned, lead, inspired, advocated, managed, moved, and built a better future for all! We are diverse in our cultures, backgrounds, and histories. We are important and strong. We continue to raise our […]

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BeHeard BeHealthy Community Partner Organizations

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BeHeard BeHealthy Community Partner Organizations

We are happy to announce our community partner organizations that will be conducting community conversations, helping community members sign up for survey panels, and support the community with technology access during the month of August 2021. Thank you for being our partners! Orion Communities, Alianzas de Phoenixville, Phoenixville Area Senior Center, Citizen Advocacy, The Clinic, […]

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PCHF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Journey

Filed in DEI, news by on August 16, 2021
PCHF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Journey

On August 31, 2020, PCHF issued a statement supporting Black Lives Matter. Since then, PCHF has embarked on an internal journey to have tough and uncomfortable conversations on how to be and do better for all members of our community. The momentum came from our Governance committee who wanted to figure out how to have […]

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