Berwick Health and Wellness Fund supports PA 211 NE

Berwick Health and Wellness Fund supports PA 211 NEPictured, from left, are Tom Foley, Claire Holly, Rochelle Scott, and Chris Hughes. Provided photo.

Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania is excited to announce the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund is generously supporting PA 211 NE with a grant in the amount of $15,000. The Berwick Health and Wellness Fund’s service region includes 23 boroughs and townships in Luzerne and Columbia counties.  

Gertrude C. McGowan, Esq., chief executive officer, of the Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania, which oversees PA 211 NE, said the funds would be used to support information and referral services during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Recovery Period in the Berwick Region.  

PA 211 NE provides a free telephone, text, and web information and referral service for thousands of human services ranging from food, housing insecurity, emergency shelter, aging, services to mental health access, child abuse / neglect reports, drug and alcohol services, runaway help, utility assistance, homelessness, and victim services.  

The Berwick Health and Wellness Fund (BHWF) is the original and largest fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation. Its purpose is to improve the health and welfare of residents and communities of eastern Columbia and western Luzerne Counties. 

For more information on the BHWF, visit www.csgiving.org.

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