Tomika McFadden is laser focused on empowering people with disabilities. She is the founder and CEO of Pennsylvania Care Associates, an agency that coordinates services for individuals with medical and physical disabilities. Her late son, Kalvin, serves as a motivating factor in her agency’s work. The 24-year-old was a business owner who encouraged youth
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As the CEO of a growing startup company, Tomika McFadden’s days are anything but typical. Her company – Pennsylvania Care Associates – connects individuals with disabilities and the underinsured with the resources they need to live independently and access quality healthcare. She is both a problem solver and a mediator who wears many hats:
Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness presented its 2018 Pennsylvania Care Health Fest on Saturday at Penn’s Landing. The free health and music festival drew thousands of people to the Great Plaza for health screenings as well as a concert with performances by T.I. “Tip” Harris, SWV, Estelle and Dru Hill.
The country’s largest urban health festival returns to Penn’s Landing this weekend with a kids carnival, a rock-climbing wall, yoga and dance lessons, health screenings, mindfulness workshops, and a double-Dutch competition. There will be free performances Saturday by musicians including T.I., Sister Nancy, Dru Hill and
Tomika McFadden has a very personal connection with the Pennsylvania Care Associates, and explains the reasons why she’s such an advocate for a healthy lifestyle, and supplying opportunities for free for the community for health screenings because of her own life experiences.
Sunday’s “Health First” event at Malcolm X Park was organized by Pennsylvania Care Associates, a social services organization with a mission is to help individuals with disabilities live independently in the comfort of their homes. Legendary performers which included Keith Washington, Suzann Christine, Shirley Lights and Deneice Williams to name a few.
Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness officially kicked off the nation’s largest urban health and music festival 2nd Annual BeWhole Healthy Living Tour with a community block party Sunday July 22 at Malcolm X Park in West Philadelphia. Philadelphia Tribune Digital Reporter Eric Moody has details.
Pennsylvania Care Health Fest Penn's Landing will host the Pennsylvania Care Health Fest on Saturday. Pennsylvania Care Associates CEO Tomika McFadden has details. (Published Monday, Jul 23, 2018 | Credit: Dray Clark)
Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about aggressive driving turned deadly. Newsmaker of the week is Terrance Harrell. He collates news stories and information about the violent homicides throughout Philadelphia to share it with the public. But part of his effort- is to illustrate to city residents the true impact of violent acts. The Changemaker of the week is Pennsylvania Care Associates, a non-profit that provides healthcare services to urban communities in the region.
This free urban health and music festival is expected to bring between 15,000-20,000 community residents across the Greater Philadelphia region and will include medical health screenings for glucose/diabetes and blood pressure, as well as dental resources and eye examinations.