Newsletter & News Release Archive 2012-2020


Greater Rochester Health Foundation invests in MCC Summer Camp July 2019


Greater Rochester Health Foundation Appoints New CEO November 2018
Health Foundation President & CEO Announces Plans to Step Down January 2018


John Urban Honored at Urban League of Rochester’s Annual Luncheon March 2016
Health Foundation Adds Accomplished Children’s Behavioral Health Professional to Team March 2016
Small Dollars Making a Big Difference to Help Meet Important Local Needs February 2016

Commission on Children’s Behavioral Health Report Describes Dismal State of Affairs for Region’s Youth January 2016


Health Foundation Awards Nearly $4 Million in New Funding Focus December 2015
Greater Rochester Health Foundation Awards Nearly $300,000 in Community Health Grants November 2015
Greater Rochester Health Foundation Awards Nearly $3 Million in Opportunity Grants November 2015
Health Foundation Announces New Board of Directors Executive Committee August 2015
Health Foundation Adds Top Talent to Team July 2015
Community and Health Care Leaders Convene to Drive Policy Change and Improve Current State of Children’s Behavioral Health Services April 2015
Second Year of Funding Announced for Community Health Grants March 2015
Diabetes and Hypertension Focus of Health Foundation Grant March 2015


Monroe County Medical Society Receives Grant from Health Foundation December 2014
Health Foundation Supports Pilot Project for Autistic Children November 2014
Health Foundation Expands Board of Directors November 2014
Trillium Health Receives Grant from Health Foundation November 2014
Health Foundation Funds Project to Curb Teen Pregnancy October 2014
First Round of Community Health Grantees Announced September 2014
New Funding Announced: Community Health Grants June 2014
Health Foundation Funds Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning May 2014
New Lead Poisoning Prevention Brochures Available in Seven Languages May 2014


City Neighborhood Receives Award from Health Foundation December 2013
Health Foundation Funds St. Ann’s Community New Cardiac Rehab Program December 2013
S2AY Rural Health Network Press Release December 2013
Unity Health System Receives Grant for Stroke Care October 2013
Seven RCSD Elementary Schools Selected for Childhood Healthy Weight Initiative September 2013
New, First-of-Its-Kind Corner Store Offers Healthy and Fresh Food Choices August 2013
NEAD, Beechwood Neighborhood to Celebrate Grand Opening August 2013
Health Foundation Awards RHIO Funds to Improve Lab Test Reporting July 2013
Health Foundation and YMCA Honored at White House June 2013
White House Highlights YMCA Champions of Change June 2013
“ROC-CHOP CHALLENGE” to Celebrate Rochester’s Diverse Food Flavors, Encourage Healthy Eating May 2013
Community Restaurants and Families Connect Over Healthy Food and Friendly Competition at ROC-CHOP Challenge May 2013

GRHF Funds URMC Program to Preserve Vision for People with Diabetes May 2013
Four Stores, 40 Families & Countless Tips for Healthier Shopping March 2013
Grocery Store Challenge May 2013
Healthy Hero Sponsers Ice Skating Party February 2013


Our Town RoCKs Earns Impact Award from Greater Rochester Health Foundation December 2012
Planned Parenthood Receives Grant from Greater Rochester Health Foundation October 2012
Patients and Caregivers Benefit from Physician House Calls August 2012
GRHF Funds URMC Program to Preserve Vision for People with Diabetes May 2012
Action for a Better Community Completes Successful Healthy Weight Program March 2012

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