Posted 12/29/2023

The Merakey Foundation is proud to provide Impact Grant support to several projects within the Adult Behavioral Health (ABH) Division. The Foundation's Impact Grants invest in transformative ideas and scalable solutions that support Merakey's strategic initiatives. Impact Grants are funded by generous donors and fundraising efforts of the Merakey Foundation. Each year, all three programmatic divisions have an opportunity to apply for an Impact Grant.

Senior Vice President of Adult Behavioral Health Services Tinnesia Snyder states, “The Merakey Foundation enables us to provide essential supports and innovative interventions to those experiencing behavioral health challenges. They help to distinguish Merakey as a quality and compassionate service provider.”

ABH Impact Grant Recipients:

  • Various locations – Whole person care transformation as part of staff development clinic
  • Beaver Falls, PA – Yoga and meditation area enhancements
  • Philadelphia, PA – Supplies for a food pantry
  • Russellton, PA – Materials that promote social, mental, and physical activities
  • Warminster, PA – Organized activities that assist consumers working on socialization goals
  • Newport, PA – Patio furniture for a safe outdoor space
  • Philadelphia, PA – Thanksgiving and Holiday meals for those experiencing chronic homelessness
  • Upland, PA – Exercise equipment including weights, games, and sporting items
  • Mobile Team – Engagement activities for mobile units that support those struggling with homelessness
  • Broomall, PA – Greenhouse supplies to promote healthy choices
  • Philadelphia, PA – Fresh Start Recovery Beds to offer transitional housing for those in recovery
Congrats to ABH Impact Grants Recipients (December 2023)

The accompanying photos show grant-funded Thanksgiving meals that were provided to a Merakey program in Philadelphia.