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Making a Difference: Primary Health Network’s Commitment to Community Service

At Primary Health Network, we believe in the power of giving back to the communities we serve. This belief is not just a statement but a core value that we implement through initiatives like our Volunteer Time Off (VTO) program. Our VTO program empowers our team members to engage in meaningful community service activities. We…

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Shamrock N Run Thank You

We express our deepest gratitude to all race participants, volunteers, and sponsors for their unwavering support of the 10th Annual Shamrock ‘N Run. Together, we raised over $15,000 for our literacy initiatives! These funds will play a vital role in inspiring the next generation of readers. Our efforts to promote literacy within our communities through…

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Read And Run | 5K Run/Walk

The Lewistown Read & Run is a vibrant 5k Run/Walk hosted by the PHN Charitable Foundation, benefiting our literacy initiatives in the community. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or simply seeking a leisurely stroll, there’s something for everyone at the Read & Run! Join us for the festivities at The Lewistown Community Health Center, located…

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Empowering Education with Our $10,000 Donation from UPMC Health Plan

We want to share a transformative moment in our mission for empowering education and advancing community well-being. We recently received a generous donation of $10,000 from UPMC Health Plan. This marks a significant stride towards expanding educational opportunities through our Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. Fostering Positive Change by Empowering Education As an organization…

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A Farewell to 2023 | Primary Health Network Charitable Foundation

As we bid farewell to 2023, we find ourselves reflecting on the incredible journey we’ve had throughout the year and the positive impact we’ve collectively made in our local community. We are truly grateful for your steadfast support of the PHN Charitable Foundation, which has played a pivotal role in our success. Thanks to your…

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Transforming Waiting Areas into Informal Learning Spaces

Clinic waiting areas have long been associated with boredom, restlessness, and anxiety for patients awaiting their appointments. However, there is untapped potential to transform these often-mundane spaces into dynamic informal learning environments. Active Waiting Education (AWE) is a concept that harnesses the power of technology, creativity, and collaboration to make the most of this downtime,…

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Enhancing Pediatric Healthcare: Transforming Primary Health Network’s Sharon Medical Pediatrics into an Educational Hub

Join our PHN Charitable Foundation as we unveil an innovative fundraising initiative set for this year’s Giving Tuesday on November 28, 2023. Our goal is to revamp the waiting room at Primary Health Network’s Sharon Medical Pediatrics into an educational hub, elevating the experience for our visitors. At the PHN Charitable Foundation, our commitment extends…

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Goose Day Celebration | Dr. George C. Gander

On September 29, 2023, Primary Health Network, in partnership with its charitable arm, the PHN Charitable Foundation, joyfully commemorated Goose Day, a cherished Juniata River Valley tradition that has persevered for over two centuries. According to local folklore, partaking in a meal of goose on September 29th bestows one with financial abundance throughout the entire…

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Thank You for a Great Swinging Fore Literacy Outing!

We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to all those who contributed to the tremendous success of the 2023 Swinging Fore Literacy Golf Outing. First and foremost, a warm thank you goes out to our generous sponsors. Your unwavering support, dedication, and generous contributions played a pivotal role in orchestrating this year’s outing. To this…

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Literacy Programs Continue to Thrive!

Reading is an essential skill that we use throughout the course of our lives, but there are many benefits to exposing children to books before they know how to read. Not only will they learn about language and listening, it is also a wonderful bonding experience for the child and their caregiver. The PHNCF’s Reach…

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