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Community Outreach

Supporting Cystic Fibrosis

Expectorant-group_croppedFor the fourth year, the Expectorants participated in the Narberth Cystic Fibrosis Run/Walk. The team, comprised of staff from Silverstein 11 as well as care providers for HUP’s CF outpatients and their families, raised almost $800 for the Take a Breath Foundation!


PPMC Thanks…

Hannah Carson, CIC, Infection Preventionist, who joined other PPMC faculty and staff in volunteering her time to teach local kids about healthy habits. In the third meeting of an eight-week series focused on promoting healthy lifestyles a...Full story

PPMC Thanks…

Karrima Owens, MSN, ACNS-BC, who volunteered her time last month to teach local kids about stroke education including signs and symptoms of a stroke, and what to do if they suspect someone is having a stroke. One week after Karrima’s sessi...Full story

The Many Faces of Service

It’s been 250 years since the University of Pennsylvania established the first medical school in what would become the United States. Not long after the first graduates earned their diplomas, the American Revolution drew Penn medical facult...Full story

A New Home Base for Puentes de Salud

For nearly a decade, Puentes de Salud (“Bridges of Health”) has provided low-cost primary care and a range of educational and social services to the city’s Latino immigrants at many locations throughout the area. The program has grown to b...Full story

Chester County Hospital Collaborates with Health Empowerment Partners

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Four years ago, Chester County Hospital joined an ongoing collaborative planning effort with 34 other locally focused organizations to help Chester County become a community in which all individuals can be healthy and empowered to manage th...Full story

PPMC Thanks…

John Beecroft and Aleta Fisher from Addiction Services who volunteered time earlier this month to teach local kids about the dangers of drug addiction, and practice saying “no” to drugs. The session was part of the annual uGo series, an eig...Full story

Penn Medicine CAREs Grant Winners

Congratulations to the PPMC FY15 Q3 CAREs Grant Recipients! Helen Moragne,PPMC Human Resources, has been awarded grant funding for the project,Surviving to Thriving Program.For the past 40 years, Helen has volunteered five evenings each we...Full story

Help Change Someone’s Story

Each day, 21 people in the United States die while waiting for an organ transplant. Thousands more await a life-enhancing tissue transplant. Still, only 46 percent of Pennsylvanians have registered to become organ and tissue donors. In hon...Full story

Camp Kesem: A Welcome Respite for Kids

Between school, chores and responsibilities, it can be tough for some kids to find time just to be kids. That rings especially true for the children of cancer patients, many of whom, in addition to other duties, take on new roles in their h...Full story

Read to Succeed

“The more that you read, the more things you will know, the more you learn. The more places you’ll go!” These words by the late Theodor Seuss Geisel (know better as Dr. Seuss), are in line with the mission of the West Philadelphia Alliance ...Full story


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