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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…

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…

Lito Gutierrez and Liz Zausmer

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…