GRANTS GIVEN


Grants Made in 2017:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2017:

College Settlement - $5,000
For the Summer Camps program, providing environmental education and camping programs to young people from the greater Philadelphia area in order to foster wellness and personal growth. To learn more, visit http://www.collegesettlement.org

Covenant House - $20,000
For the Connections Clinic - a crisis health center for homeless youth. To learn more, visit https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/healthcare

Food Moxie - $15,000
To support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on the program, visit http://www.foodmoxie.org

Laurel House - $5,000
To crisis hotline counseling, shelter, and comprehensive supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their children. To learn more, visit http://laurel-house.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org

SUPPER@ - $3,000
To provide free nutritious community meals to those in need within the northwest Philadelphia area. To learn more, visit http://stmartinec.org/community_engagement/supper

VNA Community Services - $30,000
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children's Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. To learn more, visit http://www.vnacs.org

Women's Medical Fund - $33,414
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. To learn more, visit www.womensmedicalfund.org

 

Grants Made in 2016:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2016:

Bebashi $7,500
for the breast health Our Bodies program, reaching out to communities of color to offer screenings and connect women to health services. www.bebashi.org

Cradles to Crayons $2,500
for essential school and clothing items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12. www.cradlestocrayons.org/

Face to Face Germantown $20,000
for their nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness, and disease management services.http://facetofacegermantown.org

Gearing Up $7,500
to provide mentoring, skills development and bicycle safety training in order to build emotional and social health among women in transition. www.Gearing-Up.org

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $7,500
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness. www.i-fha.org/

KenCrest Centers $2,600
to provide a 40 week music therapy program for children living at their medically-fragile residential program in Chestnut Hill. www.kencrest.org/

Philadelphia Interfaith Housing Network $15,000
to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training. www.philashelter.org

SeniorLaw Center $7,500
to improve the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protect their rights through legal representation, education, and advocacy. www.seniorlawcenter.org

Students Run Philly Style $5,000
to pair volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a full or half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities. www.studentsrunphilly.org/

Why Not Prosper $4,000
to provide therapy for victims of intimate partner violence who have been recently released from prison.
http://whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper

 

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2016:

Center in the Park - $30,000
For general operating support to offer senior programming including: Health Promotion and Evidence Based Programs, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational programs. To learn more visit www.centerinthepark.org

Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment - $2,500
For scholarships for activities, classes and events to promote physical and emotional well-being. To learn more visit http://www.chestnuthillenrichment.org/

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $5,000
For general operating support to subsidize meal requests for those in need, staff/volunteer training, and new food transport containers. To learn more visit www.chestnuthillmow.com

Dragonfly Forest - $1,500
For subsidies to provide summer camp experiences for children with Autism and other medical needs. To learn more visit www.dragonflyforest.org

KeystoneCare- $10,000
General operating support to provide comprehensive, quality in-home and hospice care to terminally ill men, women and children, with special regard for the medically/financially indigent. To learn more about their services, visit www.keystonecare.com

MANNA - $20,000
Program support for Medical Nutrition Therapy for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses. Preparation and distribution of medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. To learn more or become involved, visit www.mannapa.org

SHARE Food Program, Inc. - $10,000
General operating support to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy in Philadelphia. To learn more about their programs visit www.sharefoodprogram.org

Starfinder Foundation, Inc. - $2,500
To provide summer soccer camp for children ages 4- 12 in Germantown. To learn more visit http://starfinderfoundation.org/programs/summer-programs/

 

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2016:

Breastfeeding Resource Center - $4,000
To provide clinical and educational breastfeeding services by board certified lactation consultants to families in need, support groups and educational programming to health care professionals. To learn more, visit www.breastfeedingresourcecenter.org

Covenant House - $20,000
For the Connections Clinic - a crisis health center for homeless youth. To learn more, visit https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/healthcare

Depaul USA, Inc. - $10,000
To provide transitional and permanent housing, clinic care, and wrap-around services to homeless men and women. To learn more, visit http://www.depaulusa.org/our-programs/philadelphia-pa

Laurel House - $7,500
To crisis hotline counseling, shelter, and comprehensive supportive services for victims of domestic violence and their children. To learn more, visit http://laurel-house.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org

RHD - Abbottsford Falls Clinic - $14,768
To provide patients diagnosed with pre-diabetes education and support services. To learn more, visit http://www.fpcn.com/?page_id=128#AF

VNA Community Services - $30,000
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children's Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. To learn more, visit http://www.vnacs.org

Weaver's Way Community Programs - $10,000
To support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on the program, visit http://weaversway.coop/pages/our-nonprofit

Women's Medical Fund - $33,414
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. To learn more, visit www.womensmedicalfund.org

 

Grants Made in 2015:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2015: 

Cradles to Crayons $2,500
for essential school and clothing items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12.
To learn more visit www.cradlestocrayons.org/

Face to Face http://facetofacegermantown.org/ $20,000
for their nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness, and disease management services. To learn more visit facetofacegermantown.org/

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $7,500
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness. To learn more visit www.i-fha.org/

KenCrest Centers $2,600
to provide a 40 week music therapy program for children living at their medically-fragile residential program in Chestnut Hill. To learn more visit www.kencrest.org/

La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center http://www.lasalle.edu/snhs/centers-and-clinics/neighborhood-nursing-center/ $15,000
to provide screenings, education and basic services to low-income elderly within our region. To learn more visit www.lasalle.edu/snhs/centers-and-clinics/neighborhood-nursing-center

North Light Community Center $15,000
to provide year-round services to children, teens and families in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more visit www.northlightcommunitycenter.org/

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network $15,000
to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training. To learn more visit www.philashelter.org

RSVP of Montgomery County $2,500
for the Eldercare Services Program-provides volunteers to assist seniors with tasks of daily living and Medicare counseling. To learn more visit www.rsvpmc.org/

Students Run Philly Style $5,000
to pair volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a full or half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities. To learn more visit www.studentsrunphilly.org/

Why Not Prosper http://whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper $4,000
to provide therapy for victims of intimate partner violence who have been recently released from prison. To learn more visit whynotprosper.wix.com/whynotprosper

 

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in June of 2015: 

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia - $15,000
For their new Kids Café program. To learn more visit www.bgcphila.org/

Bridging the Gaps - $3,000
For a student in a health related field to serve in a local nonprofit for the summer. To learn more visit www.med.upenn.edu/btg/

Center in the Park - $30,000
For general operating support to offer senior programming including: Health Promotion and Evidence Based Programs, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational programs. To learn more visit www.centerinthepark.org

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $6,500
For general operating support to subsidize meal requests for those in need, staff/volunteer training, and new food transport containers. To learn more visit www.chestnuthillmow.com

Dragonfly Forest - $2,500
For general operating support to provide year round camp experiences for children with Autism and other medical needs. To learn more visit www.dragonflyforest.org

Gearing Up - $10,000
General operating support to provide continued programming to women in transition, using cycling to improve physical and mental/emotional health. To learn more, visit http://www.gearing-up.org/

Keystone Hospice - $10,000
General operating support to provide comprehensive, quality hospice care to terminally ill men, women and children, with special regard for the medically/financially indigent. To learn more about their services, visit www.keystonecare.com


MANNA - $20,000
Program support for Medical Nutrition Therapy for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses. Preparation and distribution of medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. To learn more or become involved, visit www.mannapa.org


SHARE Food Program, Inc. - $10,000
General operating support to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy in Philadelphia. To learn more about their programs visit www.sharefoodprogram.org


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2015: 

Dignity Housing - $10,000
To support the on-site counseling services offered through the housing program. For more information, visit
http://dignityhousing.org

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.maternitycarecoalition.org

Mazzoni Center - $10,000
To support the clinic which offers comprehensive care to low-income/underinsured and LGBT populations. For more information, visit www.mazzonicenter.org

Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative – $10,000
To ensure every Philadelphian has access to a nutritious meal in a safe and respectful environment, and to form connections with useful resources for getting guests back on their feet. For more information, visit
http://sharedprosperityphila.org

SeniorLAW Center - $7,500
To improve the lives of older Pennsylvanians and protect their rights through legal representation, education and advocacy.
 For more information, visit www.seniorlawcenter.org

VNA Community Services - $30,000
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children’s Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. To learn more, visit http://www.vnacs.org

Weaver’s Way Community Programs – $15,000
To support the education of families in health and nutrition needs, provide basic food purchasing and preparation training, and follow up. For more information on the program, visit
http://weaversway.coop/pages/our-nonprofit

Women’s Medical Fund - $28,359
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. To learn more, visit www.womensmedicalfund.org


Grants Made in 2014:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2014:

Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia $7,500
for the Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Project which combines prevention education with trauma therapy in schools. AVP is expanding the program to MLK High School.

Bridging the Gaps $3,000
to connect medical and dental students with local community outreach organizations, providing health care to vulnerable populations.

Cradles to Crayons $2,500
for essential school and clothing items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12.

Face to Face $20,000
for their nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness, and disease management services.

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance $7,500
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness.

KenCrest Centers $2,400
to provide a 40 week music therapy program for children living at their medically-fragile residential program in Chestnut Hill.

North Light Community Center $15,000
to provide year-round services to children, teens and families in Northwest Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network $10,000
to provide supportive services to families, specifically for case management and life skills training.

RSVP of Montgomery County $5,000
for the Eldercare Services Program-provides volunteers to assist seniors with tasks of daily living and Medicare counseling.

Students Run Philly Style $3,000
to pair volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities.

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2014:

Center in the Park - $30,000
For general operating support to offer senior programming including: Health Promotion and Evidence Based Programs, social services, housing, energy assistance, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational programs. Check their website here.

Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment - $2,500
For scholarships for activities, classes and events to promote physical and emotional well-being. Click here to visit their web site.

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels - $6,000
For general operating support to subsidize meal requests for those in need, staff/volunteer training, and new food transport containers. Click here to visit their web site.

Dragonfly Forest - $2,500
For general operating support to provide year round camp experiences for children with Autism and other medical needs. Click here to visit their web site.

Gearing Up - $5,000
General operating support to provide continued programming to women in transition, using cycling to improve physical and mental/emotional health. Click here to visit their web site.

Keystone Hospice - $10,000
General operating support to provide comprehensive, quality hospice care to terminally ill men, women and children, with special regard for the medically/financially indigent. Click here to visit their web site.

Legacy Youth Tennis - $2,500
For summer camp scholarships at nine Northwest Philadelphia locations, offering scholarships to children from low-income families. Click here to visit their web site.

MANNA - $15,000
Program support for Medical Nutrition Therapy for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses. Preparation and distribution of medically-appropriate meals to those with life-threatening illnesses. Click here to visit web site.

PathWays PA - $5,000
Program support for the Healthy Futures Program. The program provides workshops for pregnant and parenting teens. Click here to visit web site.

SHARE Food Program, Inc. - $7,500
General operating support to provide food distribution, nutrition education and hunger relief advocacy in Philadelphia. Click here to visit web site.

Starfinder Foundation - $7,500
Program support for a year round soccer-based program teaching life skills, health and nutrition to children ages 6-12.
Visit the website here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2014:

Maternity Care Coalition - $20,000
To support the MOMobile program, which provides essential maternal and child services to young, at-risk families in Northwest Philadelphia. click here.

Resources for Human Development: Healthy Mothers Healthier Babies - $7,500 To provide prenatal, prevention and nutrition services for 20 mothers diagnosed with obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, gestational diabetes, toxemia and other conditions. click here.

SeniorLAW Center - $7,500
To provide free legal assistance to elders, as well as community education on preparing critical healthcare and financial planning documents. click here.

VNA Community Services - $30,000
To provide direct primary health care through Ginny Coombs Children's Health Clinic to uninsured and underinsured children. click here.

Women's Medical Fund - $15,000
To provide financial assistance and telephone support/casework to low-income women seeking access to safe, legal abortions. click here.


Grants Made in 2013:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2013:

Bebashi-Transition to Hope: $7,500
To provide culturally sensitive outreach and prevention services relating to HIV, STD's, teen pregnancy and breast health for the medically underserved. click here.


Breastfeeding Resource Center:
$3,000
For clinical and educational services offered by certified lactation consultants. click here.


Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly: $2,500
For the operation of CARIE LINE, a free telephone and on-site information, counseling and problem-solving service for older adults and their care givers. click here.


Center for Grieving Children: $5,000
To provide free support services to grieving at-risk children and their families. click here.


CHOICE-Concern for Health Options: Information, Care, and Education:$10,000
For the hotline, education and outreach programs to increase access to reproductive and maternal/child health services. click here.


Community Legal Services: $3,750
For the aging and disabilities unit to provide assistance in civil matters to low-income Philadelphians. click here.


Laurel House: $5,000
For crisis hotline counseling, shelter and comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence. click here


Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly:$5,000
To provide volunteer visits and social gatherings for elderly Philadelphians in order to alleviate depression and social isolation. click here.


Philadelphia Children's Alliance: $10,000
Tto provide forensic interviews and comprehensive support services for child victims of sexual abuse. click here.


Supportive Older Women's Network: $5,000
Tto provide a variety of service to support older, low-income women, including telephone and in-person support groups and a GranFamily Resource Center to support grandparents raising at-risk grandchildren. click here.


Temple Time Out Respite Program: $5,000
To provide low-cost in-home respite care by training and matching college students with frail elderly, reducing caregiver stress and enriching the lives of their elderly dependents. click here.


Youth Service, Inc.: $5,000
For the Sally Watson Crisis Nursery. The Nursery provides emergency respite care for children 0-5 years during times of family crisis
click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in August of 2013:

Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia: $15,000
Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Project which combines prevention education with trauma therapy in schools. AVP is seeking funds to expand the program to Roberto Clemente Middle School. For more information, click here.


Child, Home and Community, Inc. :$6,500
Adolescent parenting and career development program for teens in the Norristown area. For more information, click here.


Cradles to Crayons: $2,500
Provides essential items to homeless or low-income children ages 0-12. For more information, click here.


Face to Face: $15,000
Nurse-managed health center in Germantown, providing free health promotion, wellness and disease management services.
For more information, click here.

Montgomery County Community College Foundation: $2,500
Fluoride varnish program in six Head Start centers in eastern Montgomery County. For more information, click here.


My Place Germantown: $7,500
Housing and social services for homeless men. For more information, click here.


North Light Community Center: $7,500
Provides year-round services to children, teens and families in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, click here.


Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network: $7,500
Provides shelter and supportive services to families. For more information, click here.


RSVP of Mongomery County: $5,000
Eldercare Services Program-provides volunteers to assist seniors with tasks of daily living and Medicare counseling. For more information, click here.


Students Run Philly Style: $5,000
Pairs volunteer adult running mentors with students to train for a half marathon while providing physical, academic and leadership-based activities. For more information, click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2013:


African Family Health Organization:
$7,500
for the L'Independence program which provides culturally appropriate health education, screenings, medical care and social services to uninsured, low-income African and Caribbean populations in Northwest Philadelphia. For more information, click here.
BCS YES!: $2,000
for health, fitness and nutrition programming for residents of the School House Lane Group Home for Girls. More information about the program can be found here.


Blind Relief Fund: $3,000
to provide financial and social support for economically needy legally blind residents of the Philadelphia area. For more information on services available, click here.


Bridging the Gaps: $3,000
to be used to connect students in health and social services to local community outreach organizations. To find out more about the Bridging the Gaps program, click here.


Center in the Park: $20,000 for senior center programming with a strong emphasis on evidence-based health promotion in addition to social services, life-long learning and community engagement. For more about Center in the Park, check their website here.

Centro Nueva Creacion: $5,000
for Healthy Kids Summer Camp. This camp provides children from Fairhill a camp experience focused on health and nutrition, with a community health fair to conclude the experience. For more information about Healthy Kids Summer Camp, click here.


Chestnut Hills Meals on Wheels: $5,000
to provide meals and in-home visitation to seniors in our service area. For more information about Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels, click here.

Chipping Hills Micro Farms: $5,000
to provide farm to school nutrition program at day-care centers and preschools in low-income neighborhoods. For more information, click here.


Coalition Against Hunger: $10,000
to be used to connect individuals with nutrition education and food assistance services including SNAP, food pantries and summer meal sites. For more information about Coalition Against Hunger, check their website here.


Gearing Up: $5,000
to provide women in transition a supportive environment while improving physical and mental health. For more information about Gearing Up and their services, click here.


Inter-Faith Housing Alliance: $7,500
to provide families in crisis with emergency shelter, transitional housing and comprehensive supportive services to help break the cycle of homelessness. For more information about IFHA and their services, click here.


KenCrest Center: $2,400
to provide 40 weeks of music therapy for medically-fragile children living in residential care in Chestnut Hill. For more information about KenCrest Centers and their services, click here.


Legacy Youth Tennis: $2,500
to support low-income students' participation in local summer tennis camps in the Northwest Philadelphia area. For more information, click here.


MANNA: $10,000
to provide medically-appropriate meals and nutrition education for individuals battling life-threatening illnesses. For more information regarding MANNA and their services, check the website here.


Mission Kids: $5,000
to support a multidisciplinary team approach for forensic interviews of children during child abuse investigations and interventions. To learn more about Mission Kids and how they serve our community, click here.


Montgomery Co.: SAAC $10,000
to support the Health and Wellness program by providing instructors at the Ambler and Norristown senior center locations. To learn more about how MontCo SAAC serves seniors in our area, visit the website here.


Ralston Center: $10,000
to help fund the My Way program, which provides non-medical home services (transportation, housekeeping, handyman services, etc.) for seniors in the Mt. Airy, Germantown and surrounding areas. To learn more about the My Way program, and how Ralston Center can help you or your loved ones, click here.


Siloam, Inc.: $5,000
to provide support, education and complementary therapy services for individuals infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. Visit the website to learn more.


Starfinder, Inc.: $10,000
The Soccer Girls Rule program provides soccer coaching (team sports training), physical training and educational/life skills training. To learn more or enroll, visit the website here.


Why Not Prosper: $4,000
to provide domestic violence workshops for formerly incarcerated women in the Germantown area. To learn more about these services, click here.


Women's Way: $5,000
to create innovative outreach services to help women enroll in the expected Pennsylvania healthcare exchange. To find out more about this new program, visit the website here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2013:

Contact Greater Philadelphia: $3,000
for their Reassurance Contact program, providing a free dialing telephone call to older adults living alone. For more information about Contact Greater Philadelphia, and the Reassurance Contact program, click here.

The Food Trust: $15,000
for their Healthy Corner Store Initiative, providing training and resources to help corner stores stock and market healthy foods while engaging youth and adults in nutrition education and activities to build healthy skills. For more information about The Food Trust, and Healthy Corner Store Initiative, click here.

Maternity Care Coalition: $20,000
for their Northwest MOMobile, connecting pregnant women and new mothers to prenatal care, pediatric and women's health care and other vital community resources. For more information about Maternity Care Coalition, and MOMobile, click here.

Mount Airy Learning Tree: $1,000
to scholarship elderly individuals' participation in local programming. For more information about Mount Airy Learning Tree and their local programming, click here.

New Directions for Women: $3,600
to fund The Food Trust Program staff. For more information about New Directions for Women, Philadelphia, click here.

VNA Community Services, Inc.: $25,000
to fund The Ginny Coombs Children's Health Centers. These centers provide primary health care services to un/underinsured at-risk children. To learn more, click here.

Women's Medical Fund: $15,000
to provide emergency financial and supportive assistance to low-income women and teens seeking an abortion. For more information about their supportive care, click here


Grants Made in 2012:

Grant Distributions:
The Green Tree Community Health Foundation distributes grants to organizations whose applications meet the priorities of the Foundation. Grant applications are accepted at any time, but awards will be made on a quarterly basis. Applicants are encouraged to use the Common Grants Application of the Delaware Valley Grantmakers. The Common Grants Application is found on www.dvg.org. Click on Quick Links and then go to Common Grant Application.

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2012:

Bebashi - Transition to Hope: $5,000
towards their outreach, education, counseling, medical case management and research in the areas of sexual health and prevention of STD's. Additional programs include hunger relief, support groups and breast health education and screening.
To learn more about Bebashi - Transition to Hope, click here.


Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC): $4,000
for general operating support for clinical and educational breastfeeding services, provided by board certified lactation consultants on a sliding fee scale.
To learn more about Breastfeeding Resource Center, click here.


Community Legal Services (CLS): $7,500
for their Aging and Disabilities Unit, which provides legal assistance to low-income seniors, conducts community outreach and advocates on policy issues affecting the elderly.
To learn more about CLS, click here.


Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc. (DVCH): $15,000
for general operating support for their federally qualified health care center in Norristown, providing primary health care services to all Montgomery County residents regardless of their ability to pay.
To learn more about DVCH, click here.


Dragonfly Forest: $5,000
to provide free overnight medically supervised summer camp to children with serious illnesses and disorders.
To learn more about Dragonfly Forest, click here.


Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund: $5,000
to provide assistance for families experiencing financial needs due to the serious illness, injury or disability of a child.
To learn more about Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, click here.


KeystoneCare: $10,000
for their Palliative Care Consultation program, a new program focusing on pain and symptom management to address the physical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of the patient thus alleviating suffering, improving quality of life and reducing re-hospitalization.
To learn more about KeystoneCare, click here.


Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly: $5,000
towards general operating support to help utilize volunteers to visit and provide social gatherings in order to reduce isolation of the elderly.
To learn more about Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly, click here.


Montgomery Child Advocacy Project: $5,000
for general operating support to provide free legal representation to abused and neglected children.
To learn more about RSVP of Montgomery County, click here.


Philadelphia Children's Alliance: $5,000
for general operating support to conduct forensic interviews and provide supportive services to child abuse victims.
To learn more about Philadelphia Children's Alliance, click here.

SeniorLAW Center: $7,500
for general operating support, providing free legal assistance, community education and outreach, referrals to seniors. The proposal also includes a "Life Planning" clinic to be held at a local community or senior center.
To learn more about SeniorLAW Center, click here.


Temple's Time Out Respite Program: $7,500
to support their Time Out Respite program which matches college and/or graduate school students with seniors, providing low-cost in home respite care.
To learn more about Temple's Time Out Respite Program, click here.


Youth Service, Inc.: $5,000
towards supporting the Sally Watson Crisis Nursery in Germantown, providing emergency respite care for pre-school age children.
To learn more about Youth Services, Inc., click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2012:


Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE): $7,500
towards their CARIE Line, a free telephone information, counseling, and problem-solving services for older adults and their care-givers. To learn more about CARIE,
click here.

Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment: $2,000
to underwrite scholarships for seniors to attend the center's workshops and classes. To learn more about Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment,
click here.

Concern for Health Options: Information, Care and Education (C.H.O.I.C.E.): $5,000
for general operating support for their efforts to increase access to reproductive and maternal child health services and to provide sexual and reproductive health education to the under/uninsured. To learn more about C.H.O.I.C.E.,
click here.

Cradles to Crayons: $2,500
for their Emergency KidPacks program, supplying a week's worth of essential items, customized for the child in need. To learn more about Cradles to Crayons,
click here.

Face to Face: $10,000
towards programmatic support for their nurse-managed health center providing free services to approximately 360 individuals a year. To learn more about Face to Face,
click here .

Healthy NewsWorks: $7,500
for general operating support of their program which promotes health education and literacy through student-produced media. To learn more about Healthy NewsWorks,
click here.

North Light Community Center: $10,000
for general operating support. The center serves 3,000 people a year through its various programs for at-risk children and their families in Roxborough. To learn more about North Light Community Center,
click here.

Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN): $7,500
towards services to graduates of and families in their shelter program.. To learn more about NPIHN,
click here.

RSVP of Montgomery County: $5,000
for their Eldercare Services, including Help on Call, Eldercare visiting, and Apprise counseling. To learn more about RSVP of Montgomery County,
click here.

Squash Smarts: $5,000
for general operating support. Their program combines squash with academic tutoring and mentoring to help disadvantaged, urban youth develop self-esteem and discipline with the goal of getting students through middle school, high school and then college. To learn more about Squash Smarts,
click here.

St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic: $20,000
for general operating support, providing comprehensive primary medical care to uninsured adults. To learn more about St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic,
click here.

Students Run Philly Style: $5,000
for general operating support towards their program promoting healthy behaviors to at-risk youth through long-distance running, training, connecting children with adult mentors to set academic and personal goals. To learn more about Students Run Philly Style,
click here.

Supportive Older Women's Network (SOWN): $2,500
towards their "Supporting Older Women in Our Community
" program which aims to lessen isolation of older women through support groups, counseling and case management. To learn more about SOWN, click here.

Whosoever Gospel Mission: $5,000
for general operating support for their 51-bed mission serving homeless men in Germantown. To learn more about Whosoever Gospel Mission,
click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2012:

Bridging the Gaps - $5,000
Providing health-related services in economically disadvantaged communities with the training of future health and social service professionals. To learn more about Bridging the Gaps, click here

Center in the Park - $20,000
General operating support for their Senior Center in Germantown. Providing various arts and humanities programs, health and wellness education, exercise and fitness programming, volunteerism, case management, and social services and housing support.
To learn more about Center in the Park, click here

Centro Nueva Creacion - $5,000
Serving 5-12 year old children in Fairhill, a largely Latino neighborhood in North Philadelphia for its 2012 summer camp program called Healthy People, serving 50 children over the 6 weeks.
To learn more about Centro Nueva Creacion, click here

DePaul USA - $5,000
Provides housing and supportive services to homeless men in Germantown. Their program has a holistic approach, meeting the residents' physical and mental health needs while providing job skill development and employment linkages.
To learn more about DePaul USA, click here

Inter-Faith Housing Alliance - $10,000
Provides housing and supportive services to homeless adults and their children through their emergency shelter and transitional housing programs. Families receive case management, therapeutic counseling, budgeting classes, and life skills training. Emergency shelters are provided for up to one month's time. Transitional housing is provided for up to two years at Hope Gardens apartment building in Ambler. To learn more about Inter-Faith Housing Alliance, click here

Journey's Way - $10,000
General operating support for Journey's Way: Resources and Programs for People 55+ in Northwest Philadelphia. The program includes a senior center with a variety of health-related presentations, screenings, exercise and educational programming; adult day services; geriatric mental health programming; housing counseling; benefits and entitlement counseling; assistance with home repair; homebound visitation. To learn more about Journey's Way, click here

Laurel House - $10,000
The only comprehensive domestic violence agency in Montgomery County. Their work includes a hotline, shelter, and advocacy efforts. Up to 27 people can be accommodated in the Laurel House shelter at one time. Families can remain for 30 days. An additional 12 families can reside in the organization's transitional housing.
To learn more about Laurel House, click here

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA - $5,000
Provides free legal representation to low-income, older adults and frail elderly in Montgomery County, as well as community education programs and a telephone helpline. Approximately 35% of Legal Aid's caseload resides in our service area. This request is for their services to older adults and frail elderly.
To learn more about Legal Aid of Southeastern PA, click here

MANNA - $5,000
Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA) provides medically appropriate meals, free of charge, to people at risk from life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Registered dietitians assess and counsel clients as well as lead workshops open to the public and healthcare professionals.
To learn more about MANNA, click here

Mission Kids - $7,500
General operating support for its program in assisting child victims of abuse through forensic videotaped interviews, thereby protecting the child from multiple interviews and court appearances.
To learn more about Mission Kids, click here

Starfinder Foundation - $5,000
To expand their Soccer Girls Rule program at Jay Cooke Elementary School in the Logan section of Philadelphia, targeting 3rd and 4th grade girls. There are currently 35 girls in the program, meeting twice a week for two hours. The program is designed to address the social, personal and physical issues that inhibit urban girls' interest and participation in sports and wellness activities.
To learn more about Starfinder Foundation, click here

Why Not Prosper - $3,500
Providing counseling and referrals for victims of domestic abuse who were returning from incarceration at its transitional home site in Germantown.
To learn more about Why Not Prosper, click here


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2012:

BCS YES! Youth Empowered to Succeed - $2,000
Support for their Health, Fitness and Nutrition program for residents of the School House Lane Group Home for Girls. Providing Nutrition education, fitness activities and encouraging participation in organized school and community sports. To learn more about BCS YES! Youth Empowered to Succeed, click here.

Gearing Up - $5,000
General operating support to help expand and strengthen their program that uses cycling to help women in recovery and/or transition to improve their physical and emotional health. To learn more about Gearing Up, click here.

Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) - $17,500
To support the Northwest MOMobile program doing community based outreach and home visiting to ensure families are well educated in maternal and child health while helping the family's access health care, benefits and social services. To learn more about MCC, click here.

My Place Germantown - $7,500
Provides housing with on-site social service and medical support for disabled, formerly homeless men. Their program is run out of a former convent, converted into 12 efficiency apartments in Germantown. To learn more about My Place Germantown, click here.

Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc. - $2,000
Support to improve their outreach activities and homecare services to Cambodian, Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese communities by making the hours of their Cambodian and Chinese Community Coordinators full-time. To learn more about PASSi, click here.

Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks - $3,000
A Childs Garden of Exercises at Grumblethorpe, a spin-off of their You are What You Eat program which we helped support in 2010. Grumblethorpe partners with 3 schools in Germantown, working with children from Kindergarten through 6th grade. This request would fund 30 exercise workshop classes, emphasizing healthy eating habits accompanied by a pattern of daily exercise. Approximately 900 students would be reached. To learn more about Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks, click here.

Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY) - $15,000
General operating support. PCCY advocates at the city, state and federal levels to improve policies to protect and support children. Their work stretches through the early child care system, the educational system, healthcare, juvenile justice system. To learn more about PCCY, click here.

Valley Youth House - $7,500
Provides prevention and intervention services, shelter, counseling, life skills, and behavioral health services to abused, neglected, and homeless youth. Their proposal requests funding to underwrite the cost of mental health counseling for 12 youth ages 18-19 who have been emancipated from foster care, participating in Housing 101 in Norristown. To learn more about Valley Youth House, click here.

VNA Community Services, Inc. - $25,000
Providing at-risk children the opportunity to have disease prevention, health promotion, follow-up and parenting education services. VNA provides uninsured and under-insured children in Montgomery County with consistent quality primary care services in its nurse-managed centers. To learn more about VNA Community Services, click here.

Women's Medical Fund - $10,000
General operating support for this agency which provides assistance to low income women in need of abortion services in a safe medical environment. To learn more about Women's Medical Fund, click here.



Grants Made in 2011:


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2011:

Bebashi - Transition to Hope: $5,000
supporting their work to reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections; provide assistance for those living with HIV/AIDS; and education and referrals for breast health exams. To learn more about Bebashi - Transition to Hope, click here.


Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC): $5,000
towards general operating support. The BRC provides education for healthcare professionals, parenting classes, and lactation consultation services. It also offers support groups and one on one consultation on a sliding fee scale. To learn more about BRC, click here.


Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels: $5,000
towards meals provided at no cost to low income homebound elderly in Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County. To learn more about Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels, click here.


Family Services of Montgomery County: $10,000
for project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes), serving the elderly in our service areas. To learn more about Family Services of Montgomery County, click here.


Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund: $5,000
to help provide financial assistance to families living in Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County who are caring for seriously ill, injured or disabled children. To learn more about Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, click here.


Keystone Hospice: $10,000
towards general operating support. Keystone Hospice provides hospice services to medically indigent or underinsured individuals in their homes and provides 24/7 care at Keystone Hospice for inpatient care when necessary. To learn more about Keystone Hospice, click here.


LaSalle Neighborhood Nursing Center at LaSalle University: $15,085
towards expanding their health promotion services to mature adults living in Germantown, Logan, Olney and West Oak Lane. Services provided are health education, screenings for timely follow-up, interventions that help individuals and families navigate medical and other health resources in their community. To learn more about LaSalle Neighborhood Nursing Center at LaSalle University, click here.


Montgomery County Advocacy Project (MCAP): $10,000
towards general operating support. MCAP provides legal advocates for abused and neglected children as they navigate through the legal system. They also provide prevention education in the community. To learn more about MCAP, click here.


Temple's Time Out Respite Program: $10,000
for their low-cost resource for in-home respite care for families caring for elderly relatives in Philadelphia. College students are trained and matched to provide caring companionship, mental stimulation and assistance with activities of daily living.To learn more about Temple's Time Out Respite Program, click here.


Victim Services Center of Montgomery County: $10,000
for general operating expenses. Victim Services of Montgomery County provide services for children and families that have experienced violence. Programs include risk reduction and safety Education programs to the elderly. To learn more about Victim Service of Montgomery County, click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in August of 2011:

Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment:  $2,500
to provide scholarship funds for needy older adults to enroll in activities at the center. To learn more about Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment, click here.


Children's Crisis Treatment Center:  $5,000
towards their family support program benefiting children with moderate to severe behavioral and emotional problems.  To learn more about Children's Crisis Treatment Center, click here


Chipping Hill Micro Farms:  $7,500
for general operating support for their programs at both Wyck Gardens and North Light Community Center, providing the children with an opportunity to learn to grow fruits and vegetables using heated boxes year round.  To learn more about Chipping Hill Micro Farms, click here.


Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc.:  $12,500
to support their Norristown Regional Health Center, providing medical care and supportive services.  To learn more about Delaware Valley Community Health, Inc., click here.


Dragonfly Forest:  $2,500
for Nursing and Medical staff salaries at the overnight camp provided free of charge for children that have chronic medical conditions.  To learn more about Dragonfly Forest, click here.


Face to Face:  $12,500
to support their Health Center that provides nursing care, health education, footcare, HIV testing/counseling, complementary wellness modalities and social service referrals.  To learn more about Face to Face, click here.


Foundations, Inc.:  $4,000
for their Seeds for Learning-Beyond the Farm program at Martin Luther King High School.  Providing healthy eating education initiatives for the community and students.  To learn more about Foundations, Inc., click here


KenCrest Centers:  $1,200
for their music therapy program for kids with disabilities that have extended stays in a home located in Chestnut Hill.  To learn more about KenCrest Centers, click here.  


Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN):  $7,500
towards a full-time social worker, part-time parenting educator for weekly workshops, education and career counselor for teens and to help expand the part-time therapist position.  To learn more about NPIHN, click here


St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic:  $20,000
for general operating for their clinic that provides primary care for uninsured and under-insured.  To learn more about St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic, click here


Students Run Philly Style:  $7,500
to support their program that helps to combat childhood obesity pairing adult mentors with at-risk youth for physical training sessions for 9 months, 8 road races, summer cross-training, all with healthy eating instruction, culminating with the Philadelphia Marathon in the fall.  To learn more about Students Run Philly Style, click here


Won Community Services Center:  $2,000
towards their English as a Second Language program and for social services primarily for non-English speaking Korean families.  To learn more about Won Community Services Center, click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2011:


• Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP): $10,000
to implement the Student Anti-Violence Education (SAVE) program in three Kindergarten – 8th grade schools in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about AVP and their SAVE program, click here.


• Community Legal Services: $10,000
to support their Aging and Disabilities Unit for low-income elderly, providing legal assistance to gain/retain medical coverage, long term care services and/or benefits. To learn more about Community Legal Services, click here.


• Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP): $5,000
for general operating support. LASP provides services to the elderly through casework and free support services in the Norristown area. To learn more about Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, click here.


• North Light Community Center: $15,000
for general operating support. North Light Community Center supports the welfare of the community including social, educational and athletic development of the youth. To learn more about North Light Community Center, click here.


• Philadelphia Children’s Alliance: $10,000
for general operating support. Philadelphia Children’s Alliance provides services for child abuse victims by conducting forensic interviews, support services and collaboration with other agencies to streamline the process and start the recovery early. To learn more about Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, click here.


• Playworks Education Energized (Playworks): $15,000
for general operating support. Playworks provides programs to help improve the health and well-being of children by increasing the opportunities for physical activity by leveraging recess for learning while attacking childhood obesity. To learn more about Playworks, click here.


• Ralston Center: $12,500 for their "My Way" project.
The "My Way" project provides seniors in Germantown and Mt. Airy access to affordable general contracting services to help maintain the safety of their homes at a low cost. These services are provided to low income seniors who do not qualify for entitlements. To learn more about Ralston Center and their "My Way" project, click here.


• Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN): $10,000
to support groups, case management, counseling and educational programs for older women in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about SOWN, click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2011:


• Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE): $10,000
to support their CARIE Line.  The CARIE Line is a hotline for the frail elderly and their caregivers. 
To learn more about CARIE and the support line, click here.

Center in the Park : $30,000
for general operating support for services for more than 80 classes and other programs serving the elderly in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about Center in the Park, click here.


DePaul USA: $5,000
for their housing program for homeless men, 20-50 years old.  Case management is also provided to get these individuals integrated back into society.
To learn more about DePaul USA, click here.

Laurel House: $7,500
to help offer a full range of supportive services, advocacy, community education, professional education, and housing for victims of abuse.  Individuals and group counseling are provided for all women and children at Laurel House.
To learn more about Laurel House, click here.

Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA): $10,000
to help support costs of home delivered meals and nutrition support services to individuals and families in need. To learn more about MANNA,
click here.

Mission Kids: $2,500
for general operating support for services to child abuse victims and their families.
To learn more about Mission Kids, click here.


Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi): $5,000
toward training and helping to provide culturally compatible home health aides to the frail elderly Asian community living in our service area. To learn more about PASSi,
click here.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County (RSVP): $5,000
to support for their Eldercare Services, providing volunteers for home visits to the elderly in Montgomery County. To learn more about RSVP,
click here.

Visiting Nurse Association Community Services (VNA): $33,000
to provide primary health care services in Montgomery County to at-risk children who are uninsured or under-insured.
To learn more about VNA, click here.

The Wyck Association: $2,000
for general operating support for their various urban farming programs, providing nutrition education to the Northwest Philadelphia community. To learn more about Wyck,
click here.


Grants Made in 2010:


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2010:

• Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC): $15,000
for general operating expenses, providing lactation consulting to under/uninsured women. To learn more about Breastfeeding Resource Center, click here.

• Family Services of Montgomery County: $15,000
for their HEARTH program, serving frail elderly, to recruit more volunteers and have a dedicated staff member for the program. To learn more about Family Services of Montgomery County, click here.


• Gearing Up: $5,000
for the expansion of their bike program for recovering women in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about Gearing Up, click here.

• Healthy NewsWorks: $15,000
for Healthy NewsWorks, formerly known as Healthy Times, that empowers student journalists in the Conshohocken and Norristown School Districts, encouraging health education and literacy, advances school health efforts, and serves as a rich source of reading enrichment. To learn more about Healthy NewsWorks, click here.

• Keystone Hospice: $15,000
towards providing hospice care for individuals that are medically indigent. To learn more about Keystone Hospice, click here.

• Maternity Care Coalition (MCC): $25,000
towards funding of their MOMobile in the Northwest Philadelphia and Norristown sites. The MOMobile assists pregnant women and new moms in connecting with health care, services, education and other resources within their community. To learn more about the MOMobile and Maternity Care Coalition, click here.


• Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY): $15,000
to support general operating expenses for research for advocacy of children's issues throughout the Foundation's service area within Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about PCCY, click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in September of 2010:


• BCS YES! Youth Empowered to Succeed: $5,000
to support their program for at-risk youth residents to take an interest in a healthier lifestyle by providing access to education about nutrition, health and wellness in addition to fitness memberships. To learn more about BCS YES!, click here.


•Best Buddies International: $2,500
to provide the Chapter, held at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School, the opportunity to develop one-to-one friendships among students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. To learn more about Best Buddies, click here.

• Journey's Way: $15,000
for services to assist older adults to remain safe and independent in their homes and community and to prevent isolation. To learn more about Journey's Way, click here.

• Presby's Inspired Life at Interfaith House in Germantown: $6,240 to fund their seniorcize fitness instructor. To learn more about Presby, click here.

• Squash Smarts: $5,000
to provide mentoring through academic tutoring and squash instruction five days per week, recruit volunteer tutors and squash instructors, provide individual attention and one-on-one mentoring. Squash Smarts works with schools, parents and students to get the kids through middle and high school and into college. To learn more about Squash Smarts, click here.

• Temple's Time Out Respite Program: $15,000
for their low-cost resource for in-home respite care for families caring for elderly relatives in Philadelphia. College students are trained and matched to provide caring companionship, mental stimulation and assistance with activities of daily living. To learn more about Temple's Time Out Respite Program, click here.

• Victim Services Center of Montgomery County, Inc.:
$10,000
to support general operating. Programs serve children, families and the elderly who have experienced violence. Educational programs are also provided to all age ranges with the emphasis on risk-reduction and safety. To learn more about Victim Services, click here.

• Women of Faith & Hope: $15,000
to support breast cancer educational programs for African American women through their Parish Nurses program. To learn more about Women of Faith & Hope, click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in July of 2010:


• St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic: $32,525
to support general operating expenses. St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic, a clinic that serves the uninsured, is located in Germantown. To learn more about St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic, click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2010:

• After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP): $5,000
to support local clubs in Northwest Philadelphia. Serving approximately 200 kids with an emphasis on physical activity and exercise. To learn more about ASAP, click here.


• Aid for Friends: $3,750
for general operating support. Aid for Friends provides food to the elderly. In addition, while delivering and visiting they assess needs within the house that pose dangers. To learn more about Aid for Friends, click here.


• Cradles to Crayons: $7,500
to support their expansion efforts to meet the increasing demand for services and general operating support. Cradles to Crayons service more than 23,000 children in the Philadelphia region. To learn more about Cradles to Crayons, click here.


• Foundations, Inc.: $15,000
to support the Seeds for Learning program at Martin Luther King High School to teach them about healthy foods, planting, growing, cooking, etc…It also involves the community in events in which students cook for the community members while learning more about health foods and healthy choices. To learn more about Foundations, Inc., click here.


• Inter-Faith Housing Alliance: $20,000
to support general operating. Inter-Faith Housing Alliance serves the homeless, and does homeless prevention by providing life skills on jobs, savings, food assistance and more. To learn more about Inter-Faith Housing Alliance,
click here.

• North Light Community Center: $15,000
to support general operating expenses. North Light promotes the welfare of the youth within the community, providing social, educational and athletic development resources after school. To learn more about North Light Community Center, click here.


• Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN): $20,000
to support the continuation of a full time social worker, employ a part-time parenting educator and employ a counselor to provide education and career counseling for teens. NPIHN works with homeless families, providing support and resources to get them back on their feet. To learn more about NPIHN, click here.


• Philadelphia Society of the Preservation of Landmarks: $2,500
to support the Grumblethorpe School partnership program, serving a low-income neighborhood in Germantown. The program, You are What you Eat, will be implemented throughout the year through a series of events that will integrate multiple horticultural and science lessons throughout the school year. To learn more about the Philadelphia Society of the Preservation of Landmarks,
click here.

• Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, Inc.: $2,000
to support general operating expenses so that Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse can continue to provide a free or low-fee safe, creative and fun environment for children ages 1-10 years to play and exercise. To learn more about Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, click here.


• Won Community Service Center: $2,500
to support Won’s program that provides education, counseling and social work for non-English speaking Asian-Americans in partnership with communities and schools. Benefits from this program are also realized within the medical field through translation. To learn more about Won Community Service Center,
click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February 2010.


Depaul USA: $10,000
in support of their residency program which provides an opportunity for up to 25 homeless men to live independently, to find a job/s, to reunite with family and to rebuild their health. Three meals a day are provided, seven days a week as services for recovery from addictions. Health promotion and education are also provided to residents throughout their stay. To learn more about Depaul USA in Philadelphia, click here.


Face to Face: $20,000
to support general operating expenses for their Health Center which serves the un-and under-insured and under-served community of Germantown. Face to Face provides education, nursing and podiatry care and links clients with health and social services, including primary healthcare. To learn more about Face to Face, click here.


Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy: $5,000
to support its Safe Expressions program, held at Carson Valley School in Flourtown. Safe Expressions enables youth to express themselves through music, art and dance movement. To learn more about Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy, click here.


Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP): $15,000
to support legal services to low-income and vulnerable older adults. To learn more about LASP, click here.


Norristown Area School District Education Foundation (NASD Education Foundation): $6,000
to support a project for rebuilding a playground at the Whitehall Elementary School. The playground will be accessible not only to students at the school, but to the community as well. Monies for this grant came from a fundraising event in Norristown--Rabbit Years--featuring the art of Chestnut Hill artist, Anna Bell Loeb. To learn more about NASD Education Foundation, click here. To learn more about the work of Anna Bell Loeb, click here.


Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc. (PASSi): $20,000
to support their Southeastern Asian Senior Home Health Project which facilitates the utilization and delivery of needed home-care services among frail low-income Asian American seniors in Montgomery County. To learn more about PASSi, click here.


Philadelphia Children’s Alliance: $10,000
to support the salary of a forensic child specialist. Philadelphia Children’s Alliance represents children in a variety of child abuse cases. To learn more about Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, click here.


Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County (RSVP): $10,000
to support programs under their Eldercare Services. RSVP recruits older volunteers to help the frail elderly in their activities of daily living. It also offers volunteer training on health insurance to help advise seniors of what their health and pharmacy benefits are. To learn more about RSVP of Montgomery County, click here.


Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN): $20,000
to support services to older isolated women, some of whom are sole guardians to their grandchildren, through support groups. SOWN’s goal is to decrease isolation and depression, provide support, and identify resources for these women. To learn more about SOWN, click here.


Visiting Nurse Association Community Services (VNA): $47,500
to support services providing at-risk children the opportunity to have disease prevention, health promotion, follow-up and parenting education services. VNA provides uninsured and under-insured children in Montgomery County with consistent quality primary care services in its nurse-managed centers. To learn more about VNA, click here.



Grants Made in 2009:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2009:

• Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP):
$15,000
to support the SAVE (Student Anti-Violence Education) Program incorporating it into the SELF programs – SAVE Extended Learning Format, available in the High School settings. To learn more about AVP,
click here.

• Awbury Arboretum: $7,500
to support services to teach and motivate adults and children within Germantown, West Oak Lane and Mt. Airy to adopt healthy lifestyles, good nutrition and regular physical activity through their healthy programs. To learn more about Awbury Arboretum,
click here.

•The Birth Center: $5,000
to support general operating for uninsured women in their out-of-hospital birthing center which specializes in holistic midwifery. To learn more about The Birth Center,
click here.

• Breastfeeding Resource Center (BRC): $15,000
to support services to the under and un-insured families for access to board certified lactation consultants offering breastfeeding services to families in the Philadelphia area. To learn more about the Breastfeeding Resource Center,
click here.

• Center for Advocacy for the Rights & Interests of the Elderly (CARIE): $15,000
to support a free telephone and on-site information and counseling service that is relied upon by older adults, their families and other caregivers, and professionals in the aging, healthcare, and law enforcement fields. To learn more about CARIE and its services,
click here.

• Episcopal Community Services (ECS): $5,000
to support services helping to keep low-income, elderly people of Northwest Philadelphia to sustain their independence and remain safely in the comfort of their own homes. To learn more about ECS,
click here.

• Maternal Wellness Center: $10,000
to support services that help providing the Healthy Moms Initiative to their newly founded priority service area of low-income women and teens. To learn more about the Maternal Wellness Center,
click here.

• Maternity Care Coalition: $20,000
to support the MoMobile services in Northwest Philadelphia, Norristown and Bridgeport. The MoMobile assists pregnant and new moms in connecting with health care, services, education and other resources within their community. To learn more about Maternity Care Coalition,
click here.

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY): $5,000
to support a survey on the healthcare needs of immigrant children. To learn more about PCCY,
click here.

The Wyck Association: $7,500
to support educational farming programs that encompass and teach healthy habits and good choices for children and families of the community. To learn more about Wyck,
click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in August of 2009:

Burn Foundation: $2,000
for burn education/safety for elderly living in Northwest Philadelphia in their homes, senior centers, apartment buildings, etc…To learn more about Burn Foundation, click here.

Community Legal Services: $10,000
to support services to 100 low-income, elderly individuals within the Foundation's 30-zip code service area through Community Legal Services' Aging & Disabilities Justice Project that helps the elderly secure benefit programs that provide income/subsidies as well as assist them in securing medical care (Medicare/Medicaid/personal insurance) and medical equipment (if needed) to help them stay in their homes. To learn more about Community Legal Services, click here.


Gearing Up.: $7,000
to support general operating expenses. Gearing up provides adults through their recovery from incarceration with skills & equipment needed to safely ride a bike for exercise, transportation, personal growth as well as a possible job training experience. This also takes on the role of obesity, prevention and solutions. To learn more about Gearing Up, click here.


HealthLink Medical Center: $5,000
to support general operating expenses for volunteer-staffed, free medical and dental for working individuals/families without insurance. Requirements are that patients live in Bucks or Montgomery County and earn less than 200% of the federal poverty level. To learn more about HealthLink Medical Center, click here.


Mercy Neighborhood Ministries: $10,000
to support general operating expenses. Mercy Neighborhood Ministries provides an Adult Day Care in the Tioga community that also provides services for individuals with special needs. Their programs are safe, secure and promote independent living. To learn more about Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, click here.


St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic: $35,500
to support general operating expenses. St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic, a clinic that serves the uninsured, is located in Germantown. To learn more about St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic, click here.


Temple Time Out Program: $15,000
to support the Time Out Program that provides respite services to caregivers of the frail and infirm elderly. This is an intergenerational program that also promotes continued living in-home and community. To learn more about the Temple Time Out program, click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in May of 2009:


• BCS YES! Youth Empowered to Succeed: $5,000
for the Health, Nutrition and Fitness Program of the School House Lane Group Home for Girls. To learn more about BCS YES!
click here.

• Best Buddies International: $1,000
to support their chapter at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Providing friendship for children with and without disabilities. To learn more about Best Buddies at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School,
click here.

• Foundations, Inc.: $10,000
to expand Seeds for Learning-Beyond the Farm program at Martin Luther King High School. The current program includes an on-site farm, farm stand and marketplace program. The additional programs will add a Community Lunch summer program and Food for Thought nutrition workshops. To learn more about Foundations, Inc.,
click here.

• Inter-Faith Housing Alliance: $10,000
to support their transitional housing, homeless shelter, Food cupboard, hotline and hope garden, a two year transitional housing opportunity. Inter-Faith Housing Alliance meets the needs of homeless and near homeless families as they are assisted in becoming permanently self-sufficient through the continuum of comprehensive care. To learn more about Inter-Faith Housing Alliance,
click here.

• Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN): $17,000
to further support the strengthening of NPIHN’s Life Skills Education Initiative by continuing their full-time social worker and a full-time position for a therapist who will provide family therapeutic services to women, children and teens served in the shelter and post-shelter. To learn more about NPIHN,
click here.

• Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse: $2,000
for general operating support. To learn more about Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse,
click here.

• Tabor Children’s Services: $10,000
to improve and expand their Supervised Independent Living program. A program that targets youth ages 16-20 in Philadelphia approaching emancipation. They provide a parenting program that helps cover nutrition, post-partum depression, positive child development and discipline techniques, in addition to many other services. Their goal is to enhance the parenting knowledge and skills of the clients, teach them about healthy pregnancies, health babies and how to maintain physical and mental postpartum health. Although they angle the proposal from a parenting education perspective, they do state the majority of the funding will go to provide assistance with educational needs for the clients enrolled in educational or vocational programs. To learn more about Tabor Children’s Services,
click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2009:

First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG): $15,000
to support their general operating expenses for the After School Program for students of Germantown High School. To learn more about FUMCOG and their After School Program, click here.

Journey's Way: $10,000
to support their Volunteer and Outreach project. This project addresses the aging in place phenomenon in the community through the effective use of volunteer support and outreach. This program helps to prevent isolation, maintains homes and improves home safety. Services provided to families include, but aren't limited to, linking them to exiting services and offering ongoing support. To learn more about Journey's Way and their Volunteer and Outreach project, click here.

Keystone Hospice: $15,000
to support their Hospice Care services. Services would be provided to elderly patients, 65 years and older, who do not have available caregivers and who, upon verification, have neither insurance nor personal means to afford hospice services. To learn more about Keystone Hospice and the services they provide, click here.

Visiting Nurse Association Community Services, Inc. (VNA): $47,500
to support their general operating expenses for the Children's Health Centers of VNA-Community Services, Inc. To learn more about VNA-Community Services, Inc., click here.

Women of Faith and Hope: $15,000
to support their Parish and School Nurse Program that would reach more African American women living in Northwest Philadelphia and support them if they are at risk or living with breast cancer. To learn more about Women of Faith and Hope and the programs they offer, click here.



Grants Made in 2008:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2008:

Episcopal Community Services (ECS): $10,000
to support their effort in helping low-income elderly stay in their home with independence and safety within the Northwest Philadelphia area. To learn more about ECS, click here.


The Food Trust: $10,000
to improve elementary school children's health and literacy through student-written Healthy Times newspapers in 5 schools, 4 of which were in Norristown and Jenks School in Chestnut Hill. To learn more about The Food Trust, click here.


Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy: $5,000
to support their Safe Expressions program at Carson Valley Children's Aid School. Safe Expressions objective is to provide music, art and dance/movement therapy to at-risk youth. To learn more about Kardon Institute, click here.


Legal Aid of Southeastern PA: $10,000
to support general operating expenses used towards supporting its work in Eastern Montgomery County with frail and vulnerable older adults. To learn more about Legal Aid of Southeastern PA, click here.


Penn Asian Senior Services, Inc. (PASSi): $20,000
to provide in-home health services to 90 frail elderly Asian seniors through linguistically appropriate care givers. To learn more about PASSi, click here.


Supportive Older Women's Network (SOWN): $10,000
to support their services for older isolated women to help improve the quality of life to continuing to live independently in their own homes. To learn more about SOWN, click here.


Retired Seniors Volunteer Program of Montgomery County (RSVP): $15,000
to sustain and enhances RSVP services; Eldercare, Help on Call; Apprise; Response; VITA in Eastern Montgomery County. To learn more about RSVP, click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in August of 2008:

Aid for friends: $7,500 to sustain the Quick-serve meal programs to the inner city. To learn more about Aid for Friends, click here.


Awbury Arboretum Association: $30,000
to support healthy programs that will teach and motivate adults and children within Germantown, West Oak Lane and Mt. Airy to adopt healthy lifestyles, good nutrition and regular physical activity. To learn more about Awbury Arboretum, click here.


Breastfeeding Resource Center: $15,000
for general operating support for its promotion and support of breastfeeding in northwest Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County. To learn more about Breastfeeding Resource Center, please click here


Center for Advocacy for Rights & Interests of the Elderly (CARIE): $20,000
to support their free telephone and on-site information and counseling service that is relied upon by older adults, their families and other caregivers, and professionals in the aging, healthcare, and law enforcement fields. To learn more about CARIE, click here.


Crossing the Finish Line: $10,000
to provide support towards general operating expenses to help provide young adult cancer patients and their families a respite excursion. To learn more about Crossing the Finish Line, click here.


Dragonfly Forest, Inc: $7,500
to support the medical elements for approximately 100 children and to take the camp program (Dragonfly Away) to hospitals and rehab centers. To learn more about Dragonfly Forest, Inc., click here.


Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia, Inc.: $10,000
to support the Mercy Neighborhood Ministries Adult Day Care Program. To learn more about Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia, Inc., click here.


Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA): $15,000
to support MANNA's home delivered meals and nutrition support services to individuals and families in Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County who are at acute nutritional risk from a life-threatening illness including Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Heart Disease, Diabetes and others. To learn more about MANNA, click here.


Philadelphia Children's Alliance: $10,000
to support programs and services for sexually abused children. To learn more about Philadelphia Children's Alliance, click here.


Philadelphia Outward Bound Center: $7,500
to provide unique transformational programs for disadvantaged and at risk 7th and 8th grade students from the Shawmont School in Roxborough. To learn more about Philadelphia Outward Bound Center, click here.


Philadelphia Senior Center, Inc.: $10,000
to support the Tioga Senior Center which enables older adults to have their basic needs met and lead healthy, fulfilling lives. To learn more about Philadelphia Senior Center, Inc., click here.


St. Catherine LaBoure Medical Clinic: $47,250
for general operating support to provide a free, dignified and quality primary care clinic in Germantown serving the uninsured. To learn more about St. Catherine LaBoure Medical Clinic, click here.


Time Out Respite Program at Temple University: $20,000
to support their student volunteer program to go into the homes of chronically ill seniors who are living with and dependent on constant care from their families and provide periods of respite for the family. To learn more about the Time Out Respite Program at Temple University, click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in April of 2008:

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network: $30,000 to support the West Oak Lane NORC (naturally occurring retirement community). To learn more about the NORC, click here.

Community Legal Services: $25,000
to support Northwest Philadelphia seniors retain access to medical coverage and remain in their homes. To learn more about Community Legal Services, click here.


Face to Face: $25,000
to support a health center in East Germantown providing nursing care, alternative healing modalities and social services. To learn more about Face to Face, click here.


• Inter-faith Housing Alliance: $20,000
general operating support for a homeless continuum and prevention services including, Hope Garden, an eight-unit, transitional housing, and apartment building. To learn more about the Inter-faith Housing Alliance, click here.


Little Brothers—Friends of the Elderly: $43,750
through a three year grant supporting outreach to the homebound elderly in Northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly, click here.


Maternity Care Coalition: $25,000
to develop a Northwest Philadelphia MOMobile to assist pregnant and new moms to connect with health care, services, education and other community resources. To learn more about the Maternity Care Coalition, click here.


Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network: $30,000
for a full-time social worker to support the needs of homeless guests and post-shelter families. To learn more about the Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in January of 2008:


Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia: $15,000
for the Student Anti-Violence Education (SAVE) training program for middle school students. To learn more about the Anti-Violence Partnership click here.


BCS Yes! (formerly Baptist Children's Services): $20,000
for the Health, Nutrition and Fitness Program of the School House Lane Group Home for Girls. To learn more about BCS Yes! click here.


Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels: $3,000
for general operating support.


First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG): $15,000
for an after school program for Germantown High School students. To learn more about the FUMCOG after school program click here.


Journey's Way (formerly Intercommunity Action, Inc. or Interac): $37,670
to cover volunteer personnel salaries for aging programs. To learn more about Journey's Way programs click here.


KenCrest Centers: $3,689
to provide communication training to low-income families with young children who have autism spectrum disorder. To learn more about KenCrest click here.


Maternal Wellness Center: $5,000
for general operating support and $5,000 for scholarships for low-income women or parents. To learn more about the Maternal Wellness Center click here.


Philadelphia Flying Phoenix-Healthy Dragons Program: $8,500
for equipment to start the Northwest Philadelphia Middle School Dragon Boat Association to develop a model obesity prevention program that focuses on healthy lifestyle choices, academics, self-esteem, teamwork and conflict resolution. Schools involved in the collaboration are the Lingelbach and Henry public schools, Wissahickon Charter School and the private William Penn Charter School.


Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY or formerly Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth): $25,000
to increase public awareness, issue briefing papers and build support for actions to increase the number of safe, opportunities for children to play and exercise, identify parenting programs for at-risk families and increase children's access to behavioral health supports in communities and schools. To learn more about PCCY click here.


Roxborough Family YMCA: $13,600
for a two-panel, interactive Sports Wall for the youth fitness program and healthy dinners for low-income families enrolled in the Body Rox program to prevent childhood obesity. To learn more about the Y's youth fitness programs click here.


Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse: $10,000
for general operating support. To learn more about Smith Playground and Playhouse click here.


Support Center for Child Advocates: $35,000
through a three year grant for access and treatment to behavioral health services for child victims of abuse and neglect. To learn more about the Support Center click here.


Tabor Children's Services, Inc.: $10,331.34
to expand the Supervised Independent Living Program for Philadelphia youth approaching the age of emancipation. To learn more about Tabor Children's Services click here.


VNA-Community Services, Inc. (Visiting Nurse Association): $50,000
for primary health care and health education to at-risk children and their caregivers in Montgomery County. To learn more about VNA Community Services, Inc., click here.



Grants made in 2007:

Chestnut Hill Health Care Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in November of 2007:

Keystone Hospice: $35,000
for indigent care for residents in the Foundation’s service area. To learn more about Keystone Hospice, please click here.


Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP): $20,000
to support elder care services programs. To learn more about RSVP, please click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in August and October of 2007:


BREAKFREE Youth Design: $5,000
to support a design, sewing and entrepreneurship classroom and after-school programs for at-risk youth in Philadelphia. To learn more about BREAKFREE, please click here.


Build-a-Bridge: $10,000
to develop curriculum for caregivers in transitional housing to gain skills to improve the welfare of vulnerable children through parenting education. Additionally, the Foundation will provide the services of its parenting educator to assist. To learn more about Build-a-Bridge, please click here.


Cradles to Crayons: $25,000
to support a warehouse program of collecting/recycling gently-used and donated garments and other items for distribution to children who are homeless and living in poverty. To learn more about Cradles to Crayons, please click here.


Episcopal Community Services (ECS): $15,000
to help low-income, frail elderly persons in Northwest Philadelphia to sustain their independence and remain safely in the comfort and dignity of their own homes. To learn more about Episcopal Community Services, please click here.


Family Services of Montgomery County: $110,000
through a three year grant to provide in-home mental health counseling and other support services to homebound frail elderly persons. To learn more about Family Services of Montgomery County, please click here.
The Food Trust: $35,000
to improve elementary school children's health and literacy through student-written Healthy Times newspapers. To learn more about the Food Trust, please click here.


JEVS Human Services (Formerly Jewish Employment and Vocational Services): $20,000
a year for three years for home abatement and adaptation for homebound elderly. To learn more about JEVS Human Services, please click here.


Jewish Family and Children's Services of Greater Philadelphia (JFCS): $10,000
to support NORC (naturally occurring retirement community) programming to assist elderly adults age with dignity and safety in the comfort of their own homes and in the communities of Elkins Park, Jenkintown and Cheltenham. To learn more about Jewish Family and Children's Services, please click here.


Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy: $10,000
to provide music, art and dance/movement therapy to at-risk youth. To learn more about the Kardon Institute, please click here.


Legal Aid Society of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP): $15,000
to support legal work in Eastern Montgomery County with frail and vulnerable older adults. To learn more about the Legal Aid Society, please click here.


Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSI): $30,000
for recruitment and training of Asian-speaking home health aides to support the ailing Asian American seniors who are isolated by language barriers. To learn more about Penn Asian Senior Services, please click here.


Pennsylvania Dental Foundation: $20,000
for education around fluoridation of Pennsylvania's water supply and the impact on public health. To learn more about this initiative, please click here and then click on PDA Legislators and PDA Legislative Priorities.


Philadelphia Early Childhood Collaborative: $50,000
for pre-school obesity prevention program to fund exercise equipment that can be used in smaller spaces. To learn more about the Philadelphia Early Childhood Collaborative, please click here.


Temple's Time Out Respite Program: $27,000
for their low-cost resource for in-home respite care for families caring for elderly relatives in Philadelphia. College students are trained and matched to provide caring companionship, mental stimulation and assistance with activities of daily living. To learn more about Temple's Time Out Respite Program, click here.


Women of Faith and Hope: $45,000
to support African American women living in Northwest Philadelphia at risk or living with breast cancer.


WON Community Services Center (WCSC): $5,000
for community service programs targeted to non-English speaking immigrants related to the health and wellness of individuals and families. To learn more about the WON Community Center, please click here.


Chestnut Hill Health Care Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in July of 2007:


Neighborhood Interfaith Movement (NIM): $152,392
for a three-year grant for the creation of the ROAL Program, a resource for older adult living. To learn more about NIM and the ROAL program, click here.


Pennsylvania School for the Deaf: $37,500
to support its early childhood program for hearing children. To learn more about Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, please click here.



The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in June of 2007:

Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE): $20,000
for a free telephone and on-site information and counseling service for older adults. To learn more about CARIE, please click here.


Center in the Park: $87,500
through a three year grant for general operating support. Center in the Park's mission is to promote healthy, positive aging. To learn more about Center in the Park, please click here.


Chestnut Hill Garden District: $2,100
in support of the "Walk a Healthy Mile" program.


Chestnut Hill Senior Services Center: $10,000
for general operating support.
Child Home & Community: $7,200
for prenatal and support groups for adolescent parents at the Maternal Wellness Center in Mt. Airy. To learn more about Child, Home & Community, click here.


Dragonfly Forest: $10,000
for seriously ill children to enjoy overnight camp in an environment designed to meet their physical medical needs. To learn more about Dragonfly Forest, please click here.


Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund: $20,000
to support families dealing with chronically or terminally ill children. To learn more about the Memorial Fund, please click here.


Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture, a program of Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania: $25,000
to fund case management services for victims of torture. To learn more about Liberty Center, please click here.


MANNA: $30,000
to increase services in northwest Philadelphia. MANNA provides meals and other services to HIV positive, as well as AIDS patients. For more information, please click here.


Philadelphia Children's Alliance: $33,000
to fund a forensic interviewing specialist to increase access to services for northwest Philadelphia children and non-offending caregivers during sexual abuse investigations. To learn more about Philadelphia Children's Alliance, click here.


St. Catherine LaBoure Medical Clinic: $50,000
for general operating support for a free clinic in Germantown serving the uninsured. To learn more about St. Catherine LaBoure Medical Clinic, click here.



The Chestnut Hill Health Care Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in February of 2007:

Awbury Arboretum Association: $30,000
for an afterschool program for Germantown area children who participate in planting gardens, learning about nutrition, and harvesting and then cooking vegetables.
To learn more about Awbury Arboretum Association, please click here.

Dignity Housing: $25,000
for a support program for family reinforcement for the homeless in Germantown. To learn more about Dignity Housing, please click here.


First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG): $15,000
to support the after-school program for students of Germantown High School.
To learn more about First United Methodist Church of Germantown, please click here.

Friends of the Children's Park in Chestnut Hill: $5,000
to repair playground equipment, and another $5,000 challenge grant for lead paint removal on the Jenks School Playground.
To learn more about Friends of the Children's Park, please click here.

Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania: $50,000
to support their Bodyworks program (obesity prevention) among transitional housing families in Ambler.
To learn more about Health Promotion Council, please click here.

North Light Community Center:
$87,500
through a three year grant for general operating purposes for their after-school program in Manayunk. To learn more about North Light Community Center, please click here.


• Visiting Nurse Association Community Services:
$50,000
to support immunization and general health efforts among uninsured children.
To learn more about Visiting Nurse Association, please click here.

YMCA of Roxborough: $13,900
to purchase a climbing wall for children as part of the Y's program in preventing childhood obesity.
To learn more about YMCA of Roxborough, please click here.


Grants made in 2006:


The Chestnut Hill Health Care Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following organizations in December of 2006:

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network: $40,000
to develop a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) in West Oak Lane.
To learn more about Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, please click here.

Breastfeeding Resource Center: $10,000
for general operating support for its promotion and support of breastfeeding in northwest Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County.
To learn more about Breastfeeding Resource Center, please click here.

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels: $10,000
for general operating support.

Intercommunity Action, Inc. (Interac): $27,047
to recruit staff to manage their volunteer program.
To learn more about Intercommunity Action, Inc., please click here.

Montgomery County Health Department: $5,000
to support their safe child care seat initiative.
To learn more about Montgomery County Health Department, please click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following organizations in September of 2006:


Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia: $20,404
for its Student Anti-Violence Education (SAVE) training program.
To learn more about Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia, please click here.

The Center for Women's Reproductive Health: $20,000
to support its program of counseling for un- and under-insured women suffering from postpartum depression.

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly of Greater Philadelphia: $25,000
to support its program of friendly visits to homebound elderly.
To learn more about Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly, please click here.

Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPHIN): $20,000
to support its program of providing temporary housing and counseling support services for the homeless.
To learn more about Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, please click here.

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf: $50,000
as part of a two-year funding program to support its early childhood program for hearing children.
To learn more about Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, please click here.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP): $20,000
to support its program for elder volunteers supporting elders.
To learn more about Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, please click here.

Young Lives Delaware Valley: $10,000
to support its program of supporting teen parents and their children.
To learn more about Young Lives Delaware Valley, please click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in June of 2006:

Breakfree: $5,000
for nutrition counseling in their teen empowerment workshops. To learn more about Breakfree, please click here.


Episcopal Community Services: $10,000
to provide home care services to low-income elderly patients in northwest Philadelphia.
To learn more about Episcopal Community Services, please click here.

Family Services of Montgomery County: $15,000
to provide in home mental health counseling and other support services to frail homebound seniors in Eastern Montgomery County.
To learn more about Family Services of Montgomery County, please click here.

Jewish Employment and Vocational Services: $17,000
for home abatement and adaptation for homebound elderly in Mount Airy and Germantown.
To learn more about Jewish Employment and Vocational Services, please click here.

Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy: $6,000
to provide music, art, and dance/movement therapy to at-risk youth, ages 10 to 17.
To learn more about Kardon Institute for Arts Therapy, please click here.

Keystone Hospice: $40,000
for a passive monitoring program utilizing home placed instruments and web interaction and monitoring for single, elderly, homebound chronically ill patients as well as recent elderly discharges from an inpatient setting.
To learn more about Keystone Hospice, please click here.

PresbyHomes & Services: $25,000
for the purchase of exercise equipment for the community elderly. To learn more about PresbyHomes & Services, click here.

Penn Asian Senior Services: $30,000
for the recruitment and training of Asian American native speaking home health aides in order to provide home health services to senior Asians living at home who had chronic health conditions and who did not speak English.
To learn more about Penn Asian Senior Services, please click here.

St. Catherine Laboure Medical Clinic: $50,000
for general operating support for a free clinic in Germantown serving the un-insured. To learn more about St. Catherine LaBoure Medical Clinic, click here.


Support Center for Child Advocates: $35,000
for general operating support specifically geared to advocacy efforts for children in northwest Philadelphia who had serious and chronic medical needs and who are subject to protective proceedings in Family Court. T
o learn more about Support Center for Child Advocates, please click here.

Temple University, Center for Intergeneration Learning: $25,000
for a student volunteer program to go into the homes of chronically ill seniors who are living with and dependent on constant care from their families, and provide periods of respite for the family. T
o learn more about Temple University, Center for Intergeneration Learning, please click here. Click here for an article on Temple University’s Time Out Respite Program.Unitarian Universalist House: $21,153
for a home-based physical exercise program led by social workers trained in senior exercise for residents of northwest Philadelphia.
To learn more about Unitarian Universalist House, please click here.


The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in March of 2006:

Aid for Friends: $6,580
to home safety abatement (installation of grab bars, bath tub seats, window installation, and more) to client residents in northwest Philadelphia. To learn more about Aid for Friends, click here


Carson Valley School: $10,000
to provide a Benefits Bank for low income families to access their entitlements through Medicaid, CHIP. WIC, tax credits, etc. To learn more about Carson Valley School, click here. To read the news article: click here.


Center in the Park: $30,000
to provide health and wellness services and screenings to its Germantown population. To learn more about Center in the Park, click here


Chestnut Hill Garden District: $5,000
to develop the "Walk a Healthy Mile" program in conjunction with other Chestnut Hill businesses and agencies. To see related news article, click here.


Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund: $20,000
to support families dealing with chronically or terminally ill children. To learn more about the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund, click here


Maternity Care Coalition: $15,000
to provide cribs to northwest Philadelphia low income families in an effort to reduce SIDS-related deaths. To learn more about the Maternity Care Coalition, click here


North Light Community Center: $12,500
to provide support for KidZone after school program for northwest Philadelphia children, providing exercise, nutrition, and social counseling. To learn more about North Light, click here


Springfield Ambulance Association: $645
to provide water and fans for needy elderly community members during the summer months in an effort to prevent heat stroke and related deaths. To learn more about Springfield Ambulance Association, click here. To see news article, click here.


YMCA of Roxborough: $15,500
to provide exercise equipment and scholarship funds for their childhood obesity prevention program. To learn more about the YMCA of Roxborough, click here.



Grants made in 2005:

The Green Tree Community Health Foundation was pleased to make grants to the following community organizations in December of 2005:

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels: $2500
to assist with the cost of meals. To see news article, click here.


Chestnut Hill Senior Center: $10,000
to further outreach efforts. To see news article, click here. To see related news article, click here.


First United Methodist Church of Germantown: $15,000
for their after school program with Germantown High School. See www.fumcog.org. To see news article, click here.


Neighborhood Interfaith Movement: $30,000
for the program to counter childhood obesity. To learn more about NIM, click here. To see press release, click here. To see news article, click here.


Women of Faith and Hope: $20,000
for outreach to minority women for breast cancer screening. To learn more about Women of Faith and Hope, click here. To see news article, click here.



Geographic Area Served: The Green Tree Community Health Foundation's geographic area extends from Northwest Philadelphia (Germantown, Roxborough, Manayunk, Mt. Airy, Wadsworth, Chestnut Hill) through Eastern Montgomery County. For a specific list of zip codes, click here for zip codes served.




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