Health Foundation in the News Archive 2008-2016


Healthy downtown Rochester needs open space – July 2016
Seneca County Medical Transport Program Gets Trial Run – July 2016
Foodlink Curbside Market Stops in Western New York – July 2016
Woman to Watch: Anita Black – June 2016
Local organizations awarded a combined $200K – June 2016
Ovid Town Pitches In For Trailer Park Signs – June 2016
Telemedicine program will extend Parkinson’s care across New York – June 2016
Yates County receives grant for mental health services – June 2016
Greater Rochester Health Foundation awards $200,000 in grants – June 2016
‘Healthy Heroes’ Program Teaches Kids to Make Healthy Eating Flavorful, Colorful – May 2016
Rochester kids learn healthy cooking from chef – May 2016
Rochester 4th graders learn to cook healthy – May 2016
There’s a better way to prevent teen pregnancies – May 2016
Foodlink, officials celebrate Community Kitchen groundbreaking – May 2016
Medical school launches Parkinson’s telemedicine solution – May 2016
Raising awareness about mental illness in children – May 2016
Kickstart Your Health issues vegan challenge – April 2016
Memmott: Foundation of Rochester philanthropy changes – April 2016
Something Fresh and New For Lunch at Rochester’s School No. 10 – March 2016
New, healthy options added to menu at RCSD schools – March 2016
Rochester City Schools get funding for salad bars – March 2016
New, healthy options added to menu at RCSD schools – March 2016
Report: Crisis in treating children’s mental health needs – February 2016
Greater Rochester Health Foundation will provide Community Health Grants for the third year – February 2016
Study Identifies Gaps in Child Mental Health Care – January 2016


Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down – Health Foundation Awards Nearly $3 Million in Opportunity Grants – December 2015
Health Foundation Awards Nearly $4 Million in Grants to Help Seniors – December 2015
Help for Small Agencies Doing Good Work – November 2015
Health Foundation Awards $3 Million in Opportunity Grants – November 2015
MCC Foundation to Honor Greater Rochester Health Foundation – November 2015
Greater Rochester Health Foundation Awards Nearly $3 Million in Opportunity Grants – November 2015
Jewish Senior Life to Enhance Palliative Care Program – October 2015
Jewish Senior Life Secures Funds for Palliative Care Program – October 2015
On the Move: Maynor G. González – August 2015
On the Move: Samantha Nickerson – August 2015
Woman to Watch: Sharon Legette-Soberts – July 2015
Be-Mar Offers Entertainment on Wheels – May 2015
Governor’s Task Force to Join Poverty Simulation – May 2015
Project Eyes Mental Health Services for Kids – April 2015
New Initiative to Address Children’s Behavioral Health – April 2015
Commission to Focus on Children’s Mental Health – April 2015


Greater Rochester Health Foundation Awards $17,000 Grant to Albion Running Club – December 2014
Combating Teen Pregnancy in Rochester – December 2014
Greater Rochester Health Foundation Grants $400,000 to Monroe County Medical Society – December 2014
STEPS and NSIP Receive Foundation Funding – December 2014
Draft Downtown Ovid Plan to be Presented – November 2014
Conesus Park to Get Fitness Equipment – November 2014
Geneva Family YMCA Renovation Benefits Members – September 2014
Small Groups Gain Funds for Health Work – September 2014
Essay: Advocate for Healthy Kids – September 2014
Women’s Health Fair Looks for Results – September 2014
Rochester Awarded Medals Recognizing Achievements in Addressing Childhood Obesity Through Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties – July 2014
Rochester Business Journal | Non-Profit Report: The Greater Rochester Health Foundation – July 2014
Health foundation accepting applications for new grants – June
Essay: Link health to public policy – June 2014
What’s going on? FLHSA Reports on Minority Health Disparities – April 2014
Racial Disparity on Health Issues – March 2014
Changing health habits one on one – March 2014
Give Rochester Students Food for Thought – February 2014
Building Relationships Builds Better Communities– February 2014
Centers Aim to Reduce Depression – January 2014
STEPS is Looking for Healthy Ideas – January 2014


Build Stronger, Healthier Neighborhoods – December 2013
South Seneca County Gets $95k Grant – December 2013
Cornell Cooperative Grant Story – December 2013
Health Foundation Receives W. B. Potter Founder’s Award – October 2013
4 Seneca County Towns Seek Health Care Grant – September 2013
Foundation Gives RHIO Money to Standardize Lab Reporting – July 2013
YMCA Leaders and Partners Honored as Champions of Change at White House – July 2013
White House to Honor John Urban– June 2013
Thumbs Up for John Urban – June 2013
GRHF Funds URMC Program to Preserve Vision for People with Diabetes – May 2013
Try a Healthy Alternative to a Fish Fry this Friday – March 2013
Healthy Hero Sponsors Ice Skating Party – February 2013


The Real Cause of an Unhealthy America – 2012

YMCA DPP – Fall 2012
Center Helps Clients Find Care, Insurance – November 2012

Planned Parenthood Receives Nearly $500,000 from GRHF – October 2012
WXXI and the Little Theater to Host Screening of the Weight of the Nation – October 2012
Getting Better Faster – May 2012
Program Provides Structure, Activities – April 2012


VNS Receives Major Grant to Expand Telehealth Program from Greater Rochester Health Foundation – 2011
Center for Community Health Receives Grant for Diabetes Prevention – December 2011
Greater Rochester Health Foundation Largest Grant Ever Creates a STAR – September 2011
Grant Makes Home Care Easier – August 2011
Health Care Initiative Generates Some $15M in Savings – August 2011
Report Finds Lean Six Sigma has Reduced Health Care Costs – August 2011


Recess Report Card – Pass or Fail – December 2010
School Helps Kids be Healthy – October 2010
Programs Teach Latinos About Nutrition, Healthy Weight – July 2010


Rochester Business Journal Non-Profit Report – Greater Rochester Heath Foundation – May 2009


Financing Good Health – August 2008
ABC, Community Partners Build Ladders Out of Poverty – May 2008
Greater Rochester Health Foundation Announces $8.2 Million in Grants – May 2008

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