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Health Foundation Announces New Vision and Strategic Plan

Contact: Kerry Jones Waring 716-380-7319 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…


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…

Kent Olden

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…

RAPP Get Together Grandparent and Child

Grandparents Day 2020: Being There for Kinship Caregivers in Exceptional Times

Pictured: Participants in PEACE Inc.’s R.A.P.P. programs Grandparents Day 2020 (September 13) is the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the important role that grandparents play in our lives. Because older…

Home care worker

Our View: Support Home Care Programs to Protect Older Adults, Caregivers and Front-Line Care Workers

At the Health Foundation, we are committed to supporting efforts to ensure every older adult can live a dignified, independent, high-quality life in their community. Access to strong, sustainable home-…


Our View: Congress Must Pass a New Comprehensive Relief Package ASAP

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President As the long-term impact of COVID-19 and the resulting economic crisis continues to unfold, people across the United States are facing unprecedented challenges: record unemployment,…

Harvest House

Health Foundation Invests More than $1.6 Million in January – June 2020 to Improve Health of Community, Address COVID-19 Needs

Pictured: team members from Harvest House, a recipient of funds from the WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund The first half of 2020 brought unprecedented health care challenges to our community….

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…