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The Housing Factor Discussed on HealthBEAT

Date posted: June 22, 2021

WDIY’s Greg Capogna welcomes co-hosts Edward Meehan and Ronald Dendas of The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust and The Rider-Pool Foundation to discuss housing and health—and how the effects of housing insecurity relate to […]

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Affordable Housing, Fresh Food and COVID-19

Date posted: May 20, 2021

On this week’s HealthBEAT, Greg Capogna and Edward Meehan are joined by Ronald Dendas, Program Officer of The Rider-Pool Foundation to talk about the social determinants of health affecting the Lehigh Valley. These include affordable […]

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Vaccines, Misinformation and More on This Week’s HealthBEAT

Date posted: April 21, 2021

HealthBEAT’s April 20 episode allowed co-hosts Greg Capogna of WDIY and The Rider-Pool Foundation’s Ed Meehan to join guest Dr. Brian Abel, MPH, Operations Manager, Integrated Care Coordination at Lehigh Valley Health Network to talk […]

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Improving LGBTQ Community Health with Adrian Shanker | HealthBEAT

Date posted: March 30, 2021

The latest WDIY HealthBEAT show features hosts Greg Capogna, Executive Director of WDIY and Edward Meehan, Executive Director of The Rider-Pool Foundation as they welcome guest Adrian Shanker, founder and Executive Director of the Bradbury-Sullivan […]

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HealthBEAT Radio Shows Available at WDIY

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The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust and The Rider Pool Foundation are pleased to share a round-up of HealthBEAT radio shows – available through See below for show topics and a link to […]

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Building 21 Reimagines Partnerships in Allentown

Date posted: March 24, 2021

The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust and The Rider-Pool Foundation acknowledge Building 21 and Lehigh Valley Health Network for their successful model of summer experiences for students and offer best wishes on continued programming […]

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WDIY’s HealthBEAT Features LVHN’s Dr. Brian Nester

Date posted: February 24, 2021

On this week’s episode of WDIY’s HealthBEAT, hosts Greg Capogna and Edward Meehan of The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust and The Rider-Pool Foundation welcome Dr. Brian Nester, President and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health […]

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Building 21 Allentown Now Enrolling for 2021-2022 School Year

Date posted: February 8, 2021

The Building 21 Allentown enrollment process has begun for the 2021-2022 school year. The school is accepting applications for any rising 9th grade students who reside in the Allentown School District. Take a moment to […]

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2021 Collective Impact Fellowship Announced

Date posted: January 24, 2021

The Rider-Pool Foundation has announced the participants of the seventh year of the Collective Impact Fellowship. This cohort represents leadership across sectors that address social determinants of health at a community level including education, housing, […]

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The Rider-Pool Foundation Announces 2020 Awards

Date posted: January 7, 2021

The Trustees of The Rider-Pool Foundation held their annual spring and fall meetings during 2020. After careful review and consideration of proactive grant proposals, 11 grants were approved. At the center of the discussion for […]

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