Alexander Yantorn and Jon E. Villaume

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For Immediate Release

Geisinger Health Systems Foundation receives Villaume Foundation Grant

Honesdale, PA – The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced that Geisinger Health Systems Foundation has been selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2015 community grant awards.

Alexandra Yantorn, Senior Development Officer, on behalf of Geisinger Health Systems Foundation, received a check in the amount of $20,000.00 from Villaume Foundation board member Jon E. Villaume.

Geisinger Health Systems Foundation, an integrated health services organization, is 1 of the nation’s top health services organizations serving more than 3,000,000 residents throughout 44 counties in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. The Villaume Foundation grant will be used to expand the ProvenWellness Neighborhood program in Wayne County. The ProvenWellness Neighborhood program connects individuals with not only healthcare needs, but also community-based resources such as food banks and housing. For more information regarding the ProvenWellness Neighborhood program please visit: http://www.geisinger.org/sites/proven-wellness-neighborhood/

The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by Honesdale natives John and Helen Villaume was created to benefit charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational programs within Wayne County. Since its inception, the Foundation has made awards totaling over $1,000,000.00 with Wayne Bank managing the account in the Wealth Management and Trust Services Division of Wayne Bank.

Additional information about the Foundation and grant applications may be obtained from: The John and Helen Villaume Foundation, c/o Wayne Bank Wealth Management and Trust Services Division, 717 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, or by phone: 570-253-8507 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PHOTO CAPTION-LEFT TO RIGHT:: Alexandra Yantorn, Senior Development Officer on behalf of Geisinger Health Systems Foundation accepts the check for $20,000.00 from Villaume Foundation board member, Jon E. Villaume.

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