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NEW! Highmark Foundation 10,000 Tables School Challenge Awards: The Highmark Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 10,000 Tables School Challenge! Families pledged to cook and eat a homemade meal together as a family once a week for an entire year. Twelve schools with the most families signed up to take the pledge have won up to $5,100 for their schools for health and wellness activities. See if your school met the challenge!


NEW! Highmark Foundation Creating a Healthy School Environment Grants: The Highmark Foundation is pleased to announce the school grant application for the 2015-2016 is now available. The deadline to apply is May 8, 2015. New this year is the way to apply for a school grant. You must apply online. Paper and email applications will not be considered. To request an application, first create an account and follow the instructions for submitting an application. For more information, download the instruction booklet.


NEW! Highmark Foundation Excellence in School Nursing Awards: Thank you for your interest in the 2015 Excellence in School Nursing Awards. The nomination process is now closed. Please join us as we recognize the finalists at the awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Grande, Pittsburgh Downtown. To register for this free event, email Tracey Pollard at tracey.pollard@highmark.com or call her at (412) 544-4178.


Web-based Application for Grant Requests: As of November 14, 2014, the Highmark Foundation has moved to a web-based application for all grant requests. This application replaces paper and email applications. To request a grant, create an account and follow the instructions for submitting a grant request.

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Bullying Prevention

Bullying is a major public health issue. It is a malicious, pervasive behavior that has emotional and physical effects on its victims, ultimately hindering learning and a positive school experience for thousands of children.

Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity remains a major public health crisis for the nation and our region.


Schools are powerful places where a child's health, well-being and education are shaped.

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