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Announcing the 2022-2023 Grants Awarded

Filed in news by on November 11, 2022
Announcing the 2022-2023 Grants Awarded

In September, we awarded more than $1.4 million in grants to 44 nonprofit organizations that provide health and human services to the greater Phoenixville community. These organizations represent a wide range of services and populations served. Our grantees include nonprofits that provide housing, food and emergency assistance, counseling and mental health supports, youth enrichment programs, […]

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20th Anniversary of Champions of the Community!

Filed in news by on November 1, 2022
20th Anniversary of Champions of the Community!

PCHF wants to congratulate our 2022 Champions of the Community! Jan Perez Bonilla Adina Rowan Brad Peterson Karin Williams We had over 20 nominations from community members this year. Our Board Nominee committee had a tough conversation to select our final Champions. We look forward to celebrating our past Champions, 2022 nominees, and 2022 Champions at our […]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.- Information from Phoenixville Patch Article on 10/3/2022 Domestic Violence Center of Chester County-The center’s goal is to promote a culture where everyone is safe, empowered and free from domestic violence, Dr. Dolly Wideman-Scott, the center’s CEO, said. The goal of our Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign is to reach […]

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National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Filed in news by on September 15, 2022
National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The 2022 theme is “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” to honor the cultures and contributions of both […]

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Champions of the Community-20th Anniversary

Filed in news by on August 31, 2022
Champions of the Community-20th Anniversary

The Phoenixville region is known for its volunteerism and commitment to the community. Many people right in the heart of our community do this everyday. The last several years of Covid-19 have only seen more community members step up to help their neighbors. The Foundation is searching for people who set the example and who […]

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PCHF New Board Members July 1, 2022

Filed in news by on July 27, 2022
PCHF New Board Members July 1, 2022

Press Release July 27, 2022 PHOENIXVILLE COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS TO THEIR COMMUNITY The diverse new slate of members brings a wide variety of experiences. Contact: Viviann Schorle, Program Officer, vschorle@pchf1.org, 484-996-3322 We are excited to introduce 4 new board members who have backgrounds in manufacturing, IT, banking, pharmaceuticals, and ministry. Each […]

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PCHF’s statement in light of Supreme Court decision

Filed in news by on July 19, 2022
PCHF’s statement in light of Supreme Court decision

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation offers the following statement in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: The loss of reproductive rights for millions of Americans will have extensive consequences. When health care access is limited, extra burden falls on local nonprofits, hospitals and health care providers, aid groups, […]

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2022 Pride Month-Let’s Celebrate and reflect

Filed in news by on June 8, 2022
2022 Pride Month-Let’s Celebrate and reflect

Recognizing and uplifting LGBTQ voices is important year-round, but Pride month gives an important spotlight. Throughout the month, the LGBTQ community and its allies get together at parades, marches and other organized events in the U.S. and around the world. While it’s certainly a cause for celebration, Pride Month is also a time to reflect […]

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2022 Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Scholarships Recipients

Filed in news by on June 3, 2022
2022 Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Scholarships Recipients

Introducing the 2022 PCHF Scholarship award Recipients:   Elle Armbruster Perkiomen Valley High School- Muhlenberg College to study Biology “My goal is to excel in all areas of the classroom during my undergraduate and graduate classes and be involved in as many extracurricular activities as I possibly can be as a student-athlete.”     Trinity […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Filed in news by on May 6, 2022
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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