Category: Press Release

Health Foundations Welcomes Four Trustees

Health Foundation Welcomes Four to Board of Trustees

BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York is proud to welcome four new members to its Board of Trustees: Angela M. Douglas,…

Valerie Gaydosh Joins Health Foundation as Director of Finance and Administration

BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York has welcomed Valerie Gaydosh to the team as Director of Finance and Administration.  In this…

Community at Sunset Wood

Health Foundation Awards Over $900,000 in Grants in the First Quarter of 2021

Photo courtesy of The Community at Sunset Wood/Photo by Nancy L. Ford Photography In the first quarter of 2021, the Health Foundation awarded grants totaling $915,635 to organizations across western…

Health Foundation Awards Grants to Three Counties to Develop Age-Friendly Centers of Excellence

Grants support New York State’s Age-Friendly NYS/Health Across All Policies Approach FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2019 For more information, contact Kerry Jones Waring, Communications and Public Relations Officer (716)…

Diane and Nora headshots

Health Foundation Leadership to Share Knowledge with National Audience at Grantmakers in Aging Conference

Pictured left to right: Diane Oyler, Ph.D., and Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. New York, NY – Members of the management team at the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York…

Health Foundation Names Kerry Jones Waring Communications and Public Relations Officer

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has hired Kerry Jones Waring as communications and public relations officer, a newly created position for the Foundation. In this role,…

Lisa Alford

Health Foundation Board of Trustees names Lisa Alford as Vice Chair

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York is pleased to announce that Lisa Alford has been named vice chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Ms. Alford joined…

Cheryl Smith Fisher

Health Foundation Board of Trustees names Cheryl Smith Fisher as Chair

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York is pleased to announce that Cheryl Smith Fisher has been named chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Ms. Fisher joined…

Program investments totaling $3.1 million announced

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has made program investments and grants totaling nearly 3.1 million in 2019. These grant making activities reflect the Foundation’s commitment to…

HFWCNY funds multiple health-related projects for older adults and children

In the first half of 2019, the Health Foundation awarded more than $244,000 to seven local organizations, addressing issues from elder mistreatment to food insecurity to children’s education and health….