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Giving & Highlights Timeline

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2017
  • Sponsored an educational learning session to present Highmark Foundation's approaches to addressing obesity, Steps Along the Way, during the National Association for County and City Health Officials national conference held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Convened a forum, Diabetes: A Family Affair to emphasize the impact of diabetes on families
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2016
  • Issued $100,000 to community-based organizations for Engaging and Empowering Communities to Address HIV/AIDS and STDs
  • Helped local health departments with a $500,000 initiative for Strengthening Local Health Departments: Creating Capacity to Improve Population Health
  • Provided $400,000 to community development corporations for Integrating Health into Community Development
  • Convened a series of three health forums with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on cancer, diabetes and women's with local and national speakers
Marker
2015
  • Co-sponsored statewide Bullying Prevention Consultation Line (Pennsylvania)
  • Initiated a grant program for high needs schools in Pennsylvania and West Virginia
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2014
  • Huddle Up Against Bullying symposium provided a synergistic approach by linking community, school and healthcare professionals through informative and actionable presentations
  • Convened a forum on outcomes from Two Organizations Working to Reduce Low Birth Weight: Different Methods, Comparable Results
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2013
  • Hosted No Time to Weight: Best Practices in Childhood Obesity with 600 attendees and speakers from across the United States highlighting regional and local best practices that generate measurable results
  • Partnered with Accenture, LLC, a global management consulting company on a patient navigation initiative in Pennsylvania
  • Introduced Creating a Healthy School Environment, a comprehensive school grant program
Marker
2011
  • HHH5 Initiative concluded
  • Received $1 million contribution from Highmark West Virginia
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2008
  • Released "Improving Access to Oral Health & Dental Care for Underserved Populations" Request for Proposals — $1.87 million in grants to support 20 non-profit dental care safety-net providers
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2006
  • Highmark makes $100 million pledge to support HHH5
  • Launch of Highmark Healthy High 5 (HHH5) – Children's Health Promotion Initiative
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2004
  • Received $20 million contribution from Highmark Inc.
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2003
  • Presented $1 million hospital initiative
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2000
  • Foundation established with $8 million contribution from Highmark Inc.