Each year some familes struggle to provide basic school supplies to their children. The Community Health and Youth Foundation has partnered with the North Penn School District, the North Penn School District Eduducational Foundation and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County to support the Build-A-Bag program.
This program provides backpacks and school supplies for students in need. With our support, filled backpacks will be descretely delivered to deserving students by school staff at the beginning of the school year and throughout the year when necessary. Providing new backbacks and supplies to students can give each pupil the confidence and tools essencial for a successful school year.Read more
The 20th Annual Community Reading Day was held on May 1-2, 2018. Community Reading Day is organized by the Community Health & Youth Foundation (CHYF), an affiliate of The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Montgomery County. Volunteers from The Chamber and community read to 2,500 second grade students in 111 total classrooms, continuing the tradition of promoting literacy in the North Penn, Souderton, Methacton, Norristown and Wissahickon areas.Read more
In appreciation for his leadership as the first Board Chair for the Community Youth & Health Foundation, Paul Nye, Lombardi & Associates, was presented a token of recognition by the current Chair, April Donahue, QNB Bank. Paul was a driving force during our transition from the North Penn Chamber Foundation to the CHYF. Look for more exciting things to come from the Foundation as we unveil new programs within our mission of collaborating with the business community to enhance education, wellness, and the quality of life within Greater Montgomery County.
Members of the Community Health & Youth Foundation Board of Directors, Chamber Board, teacher and company advisors were in attendance to hear from North Penn High School, Souderton Area High School and Christopher Dock Mennonite High School students about their experience this summer at Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW).
We were also excited to learn that the proceeds from the 2018 The Broad Street ReRun will be donated to the PFEW in conjunction with the Chamber's Foundation. Thank you to Bob Babb and staff at The Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute for your support.
Thank you to Bob Babb and staff at The Physical Therapy & Wellness Institute, the Upper Gwynedd Township Police, the Lansdale Borough Police Department, elected officials, volunteers and runners for making the return of the Broad Street ReRun and an amazing race. The Community Health & Youth Foundation was honored to be the beneficiary of the event.