2000: The first conference was held at the Allentown State Hospital. Each department presented a new topic in mental health.
2001: Employees of the hospital were tasked with engaging the community on mental health issues, through workshops at various venues.
A contest was held among the hospital patients to name this yearly event----------> "Harvest Full of Hope" was born!
2017: 501(c)3 non-profit status was achieved to help reach more of the community displaced by the closing of the Allentown State Hospital in 2010.
2019: Attendance surpassed 600+ consumers and over 50 vendors, the largest conference ever!
2020: Hosted first-ever virtual conference, amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic. Began to record workshops and post on our website to be used as year-round free resources!
President: Sean Zimmerman, MS
Secretary: Susan Krasley, BSN, RN, BC
Treasurer: Jackie Teitsworth, BSW
Laurene Luna, RN
Kerri Miller, BA
Ian Panyko, BS