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2017

Jan. 30, 2017

Highmark Foundation now accepting applications for Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program

Jan. 12, 2017

Warren County YMCA will provide "LIVESTRONG at the YMCA" program to local cancer survivors with $16,600 grant from the Highmark Foundation

Jan. 5, 2017

National Kidney Foundation receives $45,000 grant from the Highmark Foundation

2016

Oct. 17, 2016

Highmark Foundation awards $90,000 in grants to support HIV/AIDS and STD programs in Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Sept. 27, 2016

Highmark Foundation report finds child and adolescent obesity rates trending to return to 2007 peak epidemic levels, following drop from 2005–2015

May 16, 2016

Highmark Foundation awards more than $325,000 in "Building Sustainable and Lasting Changes in Schools" grants

May 11, 2016

Highmark Foundation honors seven nurses with its second annual Advancing Excellence in School Nursing Awards

May 9, 2016

Highmark Foundation provides Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, Inc. with $79,000 grant to promote diabetes lifestyle changes

April 13, 2016

Allegheny Health Network launches "Mission Wellness," helping EMS providers promote their own good health through education, Fitbit connectivity, web management and health coaches

March 14, 2016

Highmark Foundation now accepting nominations for second annual Advancing Excellence in School Nursing awards

Feb. 29, 2016

Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera announces partnership for school bullying prevention helpline

Jan. 29, 2016

Highmark Foundation now accepting applications for Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program

Jan. 21, 2016

Highmark Foundation-sponsored programming at one western Pennsylvania residential facility helps adjudicated youth lose weight, reduce average BMI, LDL and triglyceride levels

Jan. 14, 2016

Five regional YMCAs awarded $100,000 grant from the Highmark Foundation



2015

Dec. 1, 2015

Alder Health Services awarded $103,000 Highmark Foundation grant to support HIV treatment option for central Pa. residents

Oct. 20, 2015

Highmark Foundation, Penn State Hershey PRO Wellness Center collaborate to offer professional development opportunities for school nurses

Sept. 21, 2015

Highmark Foundation assistance aids two western Pennsylvania organizations in reducing low birth weight babies

June 29, 2015

Highmark Foundation awards more than $1.1 million in grants to nonprofits in Pennsylvania and West Virginia

June 22, 2015

Highmark Foundation awards more than $285,000 in "Creating a Healthy School Environment" grants

May 6, 2015

Highmark Foundation honors three nurses with its Excellence in School Nursing Award

April 6, 2015

Highmark Foundation now accepting applications for Healthy School Environment grants

March 11, 2015

Highmark Foundation is now accepting nominations for its first-ever Excellence in School Nursing Award

Feb. 19, 2015

Highmark Foundation awards $775,000 in grants to nonprofits in western and central Pennsylvania



2014

Nov. 24, 2014

Highmark Foundation awards $844,000 in grants to nonprofits to support health-related programs

Aug. 21, 2014

Highmark Foundation awards $48,500 to schools in central Pa. for innovative, healthy programs

Aug. 21, 2014

Highmark Foundation awards $311,950 to schools in western Pa. for innovative, healthy programs

Aug. 21, 2014

Highmark Foundation awards $74,000 to schools in West Virginia for innovative, healthy programs

July 17, 2014

Highmark Foundation announces new bullying prevention guides for parents and educators

June 19, 2014

Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21 receives grant for healthy school environment

June 9, 2014

Bald Eagle School District receives grant for healthy school environment



2013

Dec. 11, 2013

Highmark Foundation awards grants to nearly 100 schools across Pennsylvania and West Virginia for creating a healthier environment for students

Sept. 25, 2013

Highmark Foundation's childhood obesity conference brings together experts for regional call to action

Aug. 20, 2013

Highmark Foundation awards 10 schools for childhood obesity prevention efforts

July 30, 2013

Highmark Foundation awards grant to Congregations United for Neighborhood Action (CUNA) to help break the cycle of unnecessary utilization in the Lehigh Valley

June 26, 2013

Highmark Foundation grant helps point youth toward healthier lifestyles

Feb. 5, 2013

Highmark Foundation teams with Accenture to implement patient navigation pilot at western Pennsylvania hospitals


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