Category: News

Williams and Chionuma

Chionuma and Williams Join Health Foundation Board of Trustees

BUFFALO, NY—The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has welcomed Chima Chionuma, MD, and Gary Williams to the Board of Trustees. Dr. Chionuma and Mr. Williams join 17…

Request for Ideas

WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund Seeking Ideas from Nonprofits to Address Challenges

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, released a Request for Ideas (RFI) to…

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Heeding the Call to Do Their Part

Across our community, people have stepped up to lend a hand in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. By taking actions such as donating food and supplies to local food…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Being Together While Staying Apart

The Health Foundation is proud to help commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder abuse, neglect and exploitation have a devastating impact on older adults throughout our community. The COVID-19…

Now Hiring: Communications Content Specialist

Based in Buffalo, NY with a second office in Syracuse, NY, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York (HFWCNY OR The Health Foundation) is an independent private foundation that…

Race, Health and the Work We Must Do Together

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York Our team joins the global expression of mourning for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony…

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How Congress Can Act Now in Response to COVID-19 to Save and Improve Lives

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York People throughout our community are facing serious health and economic challenges due to the impact of…

Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month Round-Up: Lessons from COVID-19 and More

As Older Americans Month draws to a close, we are reflecting on what it means to mark this occasion during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Celebrating and honoring the contributions of…

Health Leadership Fellows Cohort 10 Postponed

In recognition of the unprecedented and evolving challenges faced by nonprofit organizations as they address community needs in response to COVID-19, the Health Foundation has made the difficult decision to…

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Complicated Grieving: How Faith Leaders Can Provide Support in Uncertain Times

Faith leaders and clergy play a complex and important role in their communities, offering comfort, guidance and leadership to congregants, and connecting people to valuable health-related resources and information. The…