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National Family Caregivers Month: Supporting Caregivers Through Crisis

November is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM). In recognition of the unprecedented challenges caregivers are facing due to COVID-19, this year’s national theme for NFCM is Caregiving in Crisis. This…

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NYS Office for the Aging Announces Launch of New Online Tool to Help Older New Yorkers and Other High-Risk Individuals Protect Themselves from COVID-19

The Health Foundation is pleased to share the following information from our partners at New York State Office for the Aging: CV19 CheckUp Tool Developed by BellAge Offers Individualized Support Options…

Health Foundation Statement on Blackbaud National Data Breach

Recently, software vendor Blackbaud, Inc., notified customers of a cybersecurity breach that involved nonprofit organizations locally and throughout the country. The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York has…

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HFWCNY Announces 13 CCWB Grant Recipients, Investment of More Than $1.7 Million in Projects on Trauma-Informed Care for Children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2020 BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York will award grants to thirteen organizations, a collective investment…

Election 2020 and Your Health Care Virtual Panel

Key Takeaways: Election 2020 & Your Health Care

On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, the League of Women Voters of Buffalo-Niagara and Buffalo Toronto Public Media partnered to present Election…

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Health Foundation Announces New Vision and Strategic Plan

Contact: Kerry Jones Waring 716-380-7319 kjwaring@hfwcny.org Mission to improve health of western and central New York continues with new focus on racial and socioeconomic equity BUFFALO, NY— The Health Foundation…

National Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2020: How Clinicians and Community-Based Programs Play a Role

At the Health Foundation, we are dedicated to ensuring that older adults are able to live high quality lives in their communities, and helping them maintain their dignity and independence….

Applications Now Accepted for Health Leadership Fellows Program Cohort 10

BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NY — The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York is now accepting applications from leaders in western and central New York who are interested in…

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WNY COVID-19 Response Fund Announces Funding to Support Collaborative Solutions to Regional Challenges

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a collaborative philanthropic effort launched in mid-March to address the COVID-19 crisis in our community, is announcing multiple grants…

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Kent Olden Named Health Foundation Communications Content Manager

Olden Joins PR Team to Create Communications, Social Media Content FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2020  BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – The Health Foundation for Western & Central New…