Highmark Foundation Grants Awarded

The Highmark Foundation is a charitable organization and private foundation funded solely by Highmark Inc.

2017 Grants

Organization Grant Amount

First Quarter

Allegheny Health Network, Lupus Center of Excellence
To support a coordinated approach to reaching and caring for underserved and underrepresented patients with lupus in the Pittsburgh region.
$90,000
Allegheny Health Network, Prehospital Services
To support the Healthy Lifestyle Health and Wellness Program for emergency medical services (EMS) providers.
$50,000
Hope Within Ministries, Inc.
To support the medical needs of uninsured and underinsured residents in Lancaster County.
$75,000
Lancaster Family YMCA
To support the implementation of the CDC’s nationally recognized Diabetes Prevention Program which will increase weight loss and increase physical activity in pre-diabetic adults.
$73,400
Northside Leadership Conference Inc.,
To support the pilot of Northside Health Angels, a model for community health navigation and support.
$100,000
Operation Better Block, Inc.,
To support Operation Better Block Homewood Health Initiative: A multifaceted approach to improving health and community outcomes.
$100,000
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
To support the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) effort to establish a naloxone administration program to assist municipal police departments in western Pennsylvania reducing the incidence of opioid drug overdoses by purchasing naloxone kits.
$50,000
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/PG Charities
Presenting sponsor of the 2017 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Health Care Forum Series.
$180,000

Second Quarter

American Heart Association
To support Check. Change. Control: a community-based blood pressure management program
$92,000
Bluefield State College Research and Development Corporation
To support the implementation of the West Virginia Tri-county Diabetes Management and Prevention program, a comprehensive community-based diabetes awareness and prevention programming for African-American and underserved populations in Mercer, McDowell, and Raleigh counties.
$92,000
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
To continue Highmark Foundation’s bullying prevention strategies in Pennsylvania and support schools and community systems by strengthening informed and collaborative practices.
$200,000
Diakon Child Family & Community Ministries
To support the expansion of Diakon’s diabetes and chronic disease self-management programs by implementing the evidenced-based Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP).
$109,900
In Touch and Concerned, Inc.
To support basic CPR and first aid training for transportation personnel.
$2,400
National Association for County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Sponsorship of an educational learning session during NACCHO’s annual conference held in Pittsburgh from July 11-13, 2017
$3,500
North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue
To support the Community Paramedicine Initiative
$50,000
One on One Fitness and Training, Inc.
To support Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities: a comprehensive approach to address obesity prevention in underserved youth and adults.
$125,000
Primary Care Health Services, Inc.
To support the expansion of eye care services at Alma Illery Medical Center
$40,000
Sheep Inc. Health Care Center
To support chronic disease management and prevention programming to reduce the incidence and prevalence of diabetes.
$20,000

2017 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grants

Central Pennsylvania

Name Project Title Amount Approved
Fulton County CommunityChristian Elementary, Middle and High Schools Indoor Environmental Health $3,200
James Buchanan Middle School JBMS Healthy Heart FitnessProgram $6,300
Shrewsbury Elementary School Positive Behavior SupportProgram $7,400
Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School Harvesting Healthy Habits $6,000
Wilson High School Rowing into an Active andHealthy Lifestyle $6,900

Northeastern Pennsylvania

Name Project Title Amount Approved
Blue Ridge Middle and Blue Ridge High Schools SPARK Physical Education MS/HS $7,500
Dickey Elementary School Wealth of Health Program $7,122
Mill Hall Elementary School Wealth of Health Program $7,122
Pocono Mountain West High School West High School Physical Education Program $7,000
Resica Elementary School Resica F.I.T (Families in Training) $5,950

West Virginia

Name Project Title Amount Approved
Bridge Street Middle School Water is KEY $3,380
Clendenin Elementary School New PATHS Forward $5,000
Corpus Christi Elementary/ Middle School Crusaders for Good Health $5,000
Montrose Elementary Montrose Mustangs Make FitnessFun $4,000
Moundsville Middle School Health and Physical EducationProgram $4,600
Pocahontas County High School Warrior Wellness $4,600
Ritchie County Middle and Ritchie County High Schools Waste Reduction: Refilling Station $1,800
St. Joseph School School Garden Program $5,000
St. Michael Parish School Waste Reduction: Going Green $5,000
St. Vincent de Paul Parish School Tools for Living a HealthyLifestyle $5,000
Weirton Madonna High School Madonna Gets Movin'! $5,000

Western Pennsylvania

Name Project Title Amount Approved
ACLD Tillotson School ACLD Tillotson School $7,500
Apollo-Ridge High School Choice-Based Functional Fitness $7,393
Apollo-Ridge Middle School Functional Fitness Foundations $7,327
Blackhawk High School Cougar CrossFit $7,462
Blairsville Middle High School Life Skills Support $7,500
Butler Area Intermediate High School Personalized Fitness Program $7,385
Butler Area Senior High School Personalized Fitness Pathways $7,349
Central Elementary School Bullying Prevention $7,500
Clarion-Limestone Elementary School Wellness Program $4,235
Cranberry Junior Senior High School Heart Rate Hustle $7,497
East Union Intermediate Center and Deer Lakes Middle School Deer Lakes Healthy Fit Kids $6,193
Elroy Elementary and Moore Elementary Schools Catching a Healthy Lifestyle $7,117
Forest Hills Elementary School Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program $5,338
Foster Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Girard High School, Rice Avenue Middle School, Elk Valley Elementary School Fit4Life Project $7,500
Greensburg Salem Middle School Pedal, Paddle & Push Our Way to Wellness! $6,141
Holiday Park Elementary School Holiday Park Elementary PhysicalEducation $4,800
Hoover Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Hosack Elementary School Health Education Resource Expansion $5,100
Howe Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Imani Christian Academy Tools for Healthy Living Program $5,000
Jefferson Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Jefferson Middle School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Juniata Valley Elementary and Juniata Valley High Schools Juniata Valley Physical Education $6,561
Lincoln Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Logan Elementary School Wildcat Behavior Program (PBIS) $3,000
Manchester Academic Charter School MACS Educational Garden $3,500
Markham Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
McGuffey Middle and McGuffey High Schools Room to GROW $7,268
Mellon Middle School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Mon Valley School Mon Valley on the Move $7,400
Norwin High School From Land to Table $6,756
Oblock Junior High School Students on Target: HealthyBodies, Healthy Hearts $4,500
Peebles Elementary School Health & Physical Education $7,500
Pittsburgh Montessori PreK-5 Montessori Pedal Power $5,000
Sharpsville Area Middle School Health and Fitness Project for SMS, Putting a stop to obesity $7,500
South Buffalo Elementary School More Meaningful Movement! $5,302
South Fayette Middle School F.I.T.S. Project (FitnessImproved Through Swimming) $6,200
Sto-Rox Elementary Campus Everyone Can Problem Solve! $6,000
The Pathfinder School The Pathfinder School $865
Universal Academy of Pittsburgh Universal Academy of PittsburghHealthy Bodies and Healthy Minds $4,300
Urban Pathways Elementary School Urban Pathways Proactive DayStarter Smoothie Program $5,000
Washington Elementary School Olweus Reboot $1,667
Wasson Avenue Elementary School I Can Problem Solve (ICPS) $5,500

 

2016 Grants

Organization Grant Amount

First Quarter

Allegheny County Health Department
To implement Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Culture of Quality
$100,000
Allen Place Community Services Inc.
Funding will be used to support Allen Place’s expanded community-based stroke program on the Northside, Clairton and Monessen.
$64,000
Allentown Health Bureau
Creating a Culture of Improvement to create higher levels of performance
$97,400
Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh
To support the Bethlehem Haven Medical Respite Program for homeless women and/or women with unstable housing that require continued medical care post-hospitalization, case management and other supportive services.
$100,000
Bethlehem Health Bureau
To support Healthy Bethlehem
$20,000
City of York — Bureau of Health
To update technology to better meet community health needs
$95,050
Erie Health Department
To support Growing Smiles in Erie County: An Integrated Strategy
$100,000
One on One Fitness and Training Inc.
To implement an innovative, integrated clinical and community care model of obesity aimed at promoting healthy weights for minority children families.
$180,000
Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council Inc.
To support the salary and benefits of a Medical Quality Assurance and Compliance Director for the Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council, Inc.
$150,000
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Sponsorship of promotion/public service announcements for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in West Virginia.
$5,000
Women for a Healthy Environment
To support a Community Health Conference scheduled to address healthy homes, schools and workplaces as the Presenting Sponsor in fall 2016.
$5,000

Second Quarter

AIDS Resource Alliance
To support Expanding ARTAS (Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services).
$7,500
Allentown Health Bureau
To increase access to STD care and prevention.
$10,000
Brentwood Economic Development Corporation
To support planning to identify and prioritize community health needs in Brownsville Road corridor neighborhoods of Mt. Oliver, Carrick and Knoxville.
$25,000
Caritas House, Inc.
To support ART — Accessible Rapid Testing.
$9,500
Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention(CHPDP)
To support targeted strategies designed to engage the community and professionals in schools.
$225,000
Central Outreach Resource
To support empowerment through education and outreach.
$6,000
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit – Center for Safe Schools
To continue the Highmark Foundation's bullying prevention strategies in Pennsylvania and support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice.
$225,000
Co-County Wellness Services
To support We're Doing it Berks: Ensuring access to HIV/STD services.
$9,500
Community Human Services
To support Project Silk: Supportive services for LGBT youth of color.
$7,500
Gwen's Girls Incorporated
To support Project STARS (Strengthening Teamwork and Reinforcing Self-Esteem) in three Allegheny County community-based sites to promote the adoption of healthy living through physical activity and nutrition.
$47,000
Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania
To support the 10 Attributes of a Health Organization Playbook to assist five health care providers with developing a plan to improve organizational health literacy.
$50,000
Lancaster General Hospital
To support the expansion of the Healthy Beginnings Plus (HBP) program which will increase the breastfeeding initiation rate among low-income, Hispanic, African American and refugee women and teaching new mothers to continue breastfeeding for at least the first year of life.
$100,000
Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center
To support HIV/AIDS case management.
$10,000
Milan Puskar Health Right
To support the LIGHT Project.
$10,000
Mission of Mercy
To support the medical needs of uninsured and underinsured residents in Gettysburg and Harrisburg.
$30,000
National Kidney Foundation
To support the National Kidney Foundation's multi-faceted campaign efforts including Kidney Disease Awareness and Prevention Programs, National Kidney Month and World Kidney Day activities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
$45,000
Northside Leadership Conference
To support planning of integration of health into community development.
$25,000
Operation Better Block, Inc.
To support planning of community-based health initiatives
$25,000
Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers
Sponsorship of the 2016 Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Center Conference and Clinical Summit in Lancaster, PA from October 11-13, 2016. The conference theme is "The Strength of the People, The Power of Community."
$3,000
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
To support PrEP for Wellness.
$10,000
Planned Parenthood Keystone
To support free HIV/AIDS and STD testing.
$10,000
School-Based Health Alliance
Pilot project to develop well visit materials that assist providers, parents, adolescent males ages 10-13 and females ages 14-18 in engaging in conversations about Human Papilloma Virus during well child visits.
$77,000
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Allegheny County
Sponsorship of fitUnited, an effort to impact the health and wellness of children from birth to age 12 in Allegheny County.
$25,000
Young Men's Christian Association of Warren, PA
To implement the nationally recognized, evidence-based LIVESTRONG cancer survivor health and wellness program at the Warren County YMCA.
$16,600

Third Quarter

Allegheny County Health Department
To implement an electronic health record at three Allegheny County Health Department clinic locations.
$153,000
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
To support development of a Health Navigator position to facilitate care for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness.
$25,000
Susan Dew Hoff Memorial Clinic, Inc.
To serve the working poor and disadvantaged veterans of Harrison County, West Virginia with free or low cost dental services.
$20,000
Washington Hospital Foundation
To support the Washington Hospital Foundation’s outpatient congestive heart failure nurse navigator to expand the congestive heart failure outpatient pathway.
$125,000
West Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
To support Phase 2 expansion of patient access for integration of adult dental and medical care.
$100,000

2016 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grants

Central

Name Project Title Amount Approved
Blossburg Elementary School Blossburg Elementary Safety First program $2,500
Brookeside Montessori School Brookeside Montessori B Well Program $5,000
Denver Elementary School Take10! at Denver Elementary $3,000
Fulton County Community Christian School Improving learning environment with LED lighting $5,000
JP McCaskey High School Adapted Aquatics Program $7,800
Newberry Elementary School Responsive Classroom Course (RCC) $5,000
Northwest Area High School Healthy Eating and Physical Activity: Feeling Fit $750
Pocono Mountain School District PMSD's Wellness Zone $5,250
Schuylkill Technology Centers Schuylkill Technology Center North & South Campus $4,900
Susquehanna Waldorf 2016-2017 Farming Fridays at Heritage Creek Farm Camp $5,000
York Learning Center Lion's Pride Academy $10,000
  Total Amount Approved

$61,700

West Virginia

Name Project Title Amount Approved
Conner Street Elementary Physical Education Additions $3,600
Corpus Christi School Empowering Kids-Tools for Leading a Healthy Life $4,950
Franklin Elementary Mind, Body Spirit=Success In Life by adding SPARK $4,800
Hamlin PK-8 Go Green $5,000
Overbrook Elementary School Overbrook Outdoor Classroom - Gardening Component $4,200
Ranger Elementary Add a SPARK to Physical Education $4,400
St. Agnes School Smarter Lunchroom, Healthier Kids $5,000
St. Joseph The Worker School Spartans Stay Fit For Life! $5,000
St. Joseph's Water Safety, Sustainability, and Health $5,000
St. Paul School IRISH are Fit 4 Life $5,000
Steenrod Elementary School Move-N-Grow $5,000
  Total Amount Approved $51,950

Western Pennsylvania

Name Project Title Amount Approved
Bethlehem Center Elementary School Bethlehem Center Fitness trail $7,500
Bower Hill Elementary Bower Hill Health and Wellness program $2,600
Community Day School Healthy Minds: Promoting a Schoolwide Mindfulness Movement $5,000
Connellsville High School Heart Healthy Falcons $9,900
Cranberry Junior Senior High School JumpFit Aerobics $8,400
East Side and West Side Elementary Be Someone's Hero $5,000
Elizabeth Forward High School Elizabeth Forward TRX $10,000
Elizabeth Lee Black School Expanding Our Fitness Horizons $4,900
Food Service Department Smarter Lunchrooms $10,000
Fort LeBoeuf School District Walking Classroom $10,000
George Washington Intermediate School CANES Olweus Bullying Prevention Program $5,000
Girard High and Rice Avenue Middle School The Fit4Life Project 2016 $10,000
HOPE for Hyndman Charter School Hyndman Hornets' Bee Fit Program $3,500
Hopewell High School Hopewell Healthy Beginnings $5,000
J. Andrew Morrow, Towanda School District Steps to Respect Bullying Prevention Program $5,000
Keystone Oaks School District Steps to Respect and Olweus Bullying Prevention Programs $10,000
Lincoln Jr/Sr  High School, Ellwood City School District Healthy Leaders of Tomorrow $10,000
McGuffey School District Growing Up Green: Students for Sustainable Agriculture $8,985
Mellon Middle School Hydroponics program $1,900
Moshannon Valley Elementary School Mo Valley Moves Program $2,500
Myrtle Ave Elementary School Healthy Fitness Zone $9,500
Northwestern High School Northwestern High School Fitness and Wellness Center $3,600
Penn Hills Elementary Penn Hills School District $6,000
Shaler Area High School "Momentum" $9,400
Shenango Area High School Shenango Strong – Building Fitness Through Strength and Endurance Training $9,000
St. Edmund's Academy St. Edmund's Academy - Colella Park Project $5,000
St. Stephen's Main Campus In School Therapeutic Yoga Program $5,000
Stewartsville Elementary School Active Learning Lab and Take 10! Program $7,900
Tussey Mountain Jr./Sr. High School TM TITAN Fitness $8,600
Tyrone Area Middle School Promoting Lifelong Fitness $6,500
Urban Pathways Charter School Proactive Day Starter Smoothie Program $5,000
  Total Amount Approved $210,685

 

2015 Grants

Organization Grant Amount

First Quarter

Northern Area Multi Service Center of Allegheny County
To provide short term post discharge, nutritional support services and change of condition monitoring to elderly patients to improve 30 day hospital readmission rates at Allegheny General and Jefferson Regional Hospitals.
$70,000
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
To support the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs with establishing a naloxone administration program to assist municipal police departments in reducing incidences of opioid overdoses.
$50,000

Three Rivers Milk Bank
To support Three Rivers Mothers' Milk Bank's marketing efforts and public education to raise awareness on the importance of donor milk to decrease morbidity and mortality rates in infants within the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) setting.

$100,000
Women for a Healthy Environment
To support a Community Health Conference to address healthy homes, schools and workplaces as the Presenting Sponsor.
$75,000

Second Quarter

American Cancer Society
To support the salary of the Project Director responsible for managing the Appalachia Community Empowerment and Equity Partnership.
$100,000
Catholic Charities
To support the salary of the Care Manager responsible for managing the Care Management Continuum of Care for Uninsured Individuals.
$100,000
Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
To support targeted strategies designed to engage the community and professionals in the schools with the intent to decrease the rates of bullying.
$250,000
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
To continue the Highmark Foundation's bullying prevention strategies in Pennsylvania and support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice.
$250,000
Force for Health Foundation
To support the costs of preparation and publication of a comprehensive report on childhood obesity trends in Pennsylvania for the Highmark Foundation.
$20,000
Highlands Hospital
To support IM Well (Integrated Medicine — Women Excelling Living Life), a program to address the social, physical and emotional health needs of girls and women ages 11 and older in Fayette and surrounding counties.
$100,000
West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition
To support the salary for the Director of Try This West Virginia, a state coalition in partnership with communities to improve community health outcomes.
$50,000

Third Quarter

Alder Health Services, Inc
To support the Alder Health Services HIV Treatment Adherence Program (ATAP) to improve the overall health, well-being and chronic disease management of HIV positive individuals enrolled in medical case management.
$103,526
Free Medical Clinic of Dubois, Inc.
To support managing chronic diseases, a plan to promote healthy life choices for uninsured patients of the Free Medical Clinic of DuBois, Inc.
$99,550
Minnie Hamilton Health System
To support care coordination to improve health outcomes for diabetic patients and those at high risk using a community health worker model.
$50,000
Williamson Health and Wellness Center
To support care coordination to improve health outcomes for high risk patients in Logan and Mingo counties with chronic diseases using a community health worker model.
$50,000

Fourth Quarter

Allegheny Health Network
To support Allegheny Health Network's (AHN) Perinatal Depression program to create a new model of care to include increased awareness of perinatal depression, state of the art screening tools, more timely access to psychiatry resources and models of mother/baby care new to southwestern Pennsylvania.
$124,747
Allegheny Health Network Prehospital Services
To support the Healthy Lifestyle Health and Wellness Program for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers.
$96,857
Bluefield State College Research and Development Corporation
To support a planning grant to assist with developing a Community-based Diabetes Awareness and Prevention program for African-Americans and Underserved Populations of Southern West Virginia.
$24,650
Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, Inc.
To improve health outcomes for diabetic and diabetic/hypertensive clients by implementing the Healthy Living Through Better Choices program.
$79,052
Greater Scranton Area Family YMCAs
To implement the nationally recognized, evidence-based EnhanceFitness senior health and arthritis management program in five regional YMCAs (Greater Carbondale, Greater Pittston, Wayne County and Wilkes-Barre Family) in northeast Pennsylvania.
$100,000
Squirrel Hill Health Center
To support Squirrel Hill Health Center’s satellite site in Brentwood (Allegheny County). Funding will provide translation services, pre-natal and maternal services for low-income and immigrant mothers.
$150,000
Wheeling Health Right
To support Wheeling Health Right’s dental and primary care integration program: Dental Health in the Primary Care Setting. Funding will provide equipment and program staff to provide integrated medical and dental care for low income populations in four northern West Virginia counties.
$90,000 over two years

2015 Sponsorships

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Sponsorship of #Commit2Ten, a program of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation that encourages families, communities, schools to commit to 10 additional minutes of physical activity during each day throughout the month of September, which is Childhood Obesity Month.
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Gold sponsorship of the 2016 Porter Prize, an award given by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to health and wellness and/or have included public health practices into its business practices.
$10,000

2014 Grants

Organization Grant Amount

First Quarter

American Heart Association
To replicate Mission Lifeline: A community based initiative to improve the quality of care
and outcomes for heart attack patients and to improve health systems readiness and
response in the state of West Virginia.
$100,000
Cornerstone Care
To expand the Smile for Life Oral Health outreach project in Fayette and Washington counties.
$125,000
Every Child, Inc.
To fund the Pregnancy Support with Trained Doula Wellness initiative.
$125,000
West Virginia Association of Free Clinics
To support the expansion of adult dental services at 10 free clinics in West Virginia.
$100,000

Second Quarter

Allegheny Health Network
To fund the urgent care center in Braddock, Pa.
$150,000
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit—Center for Schools and Communities
To support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice, with a focus on the unique needs of urban school districts.
$372,500
Destiny of Faith, Inc.
To serve as a community-based site for the Highmark Foundation's Childhood Obesity Program: Integrating Physical Activity and Healthy Food Choices Day in Every Way.
$10,000
St. James Episcopal Church
To serve as a community-based site for the Highmark Foundation's Childhood Obesity Program: Integrating Physical Activity and Healthy Food Choices Day in Every Way.
$10,000
The Kingsley Association
To serve as a community-based site for the Highmark Foundation's Childhood Obesity Program: Integrating Physical Activity and Healthy Food Choices Day in Every Way.
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
To support the Pittsburgh Violence Prevention Initiative: A Community Care Coordination and Health Promotion Program for People at risk for Firearm Violence.
$125,000
Windber Research Institute
To support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice, with a focus on the unique needs of physicians and other healthcare providers.
$327,000
YouthPlaces
To fund the YouthPlaces Girls’ Wellness Initiative.
$75,000

Third Quarter

Adams County Arts Council
To support the Eat Smart Play Hard Nutrition program serving youth and families in Adams County, Pa.
$98,000
George Junior Republic
To support implementation of the Healthy Lifestyle Leadership Program: A healthy lifestyle program that provides physical activities and nutrition education in 140 obese or overweight boys.
$166,000
Johnstown Free Medical Clinic
To support War for Health: A comprehensive program to reduce risk factors in 150 diabetic, obese and/or hypertensive patients through healthy lifestyle modification.
$225,000
National Academy of Sciences
To support the National Academy of Sciences Board on Children, Youth and Families of the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies study on the Biological Underpinnings of Peer Victimization.
$125,000
SouthEast Lancaster Health
To support Wellness Circle Programs: CenteringPregnancy for expectant mothers and CenteringParenting for babies.
$180,000

Fourth Quarter

Allegheny County Health Department
To support conduct of the 2015-2016 Allegheny County Health Survey.
$175,000
Allegheny Health Network
To provide Diabetic Retinopathy Screening for Diabetic Patients by expanding Allegheny Health Network Joslin Diabetes Centers.
$200,000
The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center
To expand the model of staffing and care provided at the Pediatric Specialty Hospital.
$200,000
Family First Health Corporation
To support a feasibility study to increase access for laboratory services.
$50,000
Welsh Mountain Health Centers
To fund the expansion of dental services using a medical/dental integration model serving low-income, uninsured and Medicaid individuals in Lebanon County.
$150,000

2014 Sponsorships

First Quarter

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Presenting sponsor of the Porter Prize event to be held on April 8, 2014 in Pittsburgh at the University of Pittsburgh during National Public Health Week.
$25,000

Second Quarter

Pennsylvania State University
Presenting sponsor of the Let's Move Pennsylvania Conference to be held on October 8, 2014, in State College, Pa.
$10,000

Third Quarter

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Inc.
Presenting sponsorship of the 10,000 Tables Program.
$50,000

2014 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grants

Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3—Sunrise School
To fund the Playground Fun Fit Center.
$5,000

Apollo Ridge High School
To fund the enhancing the Apollo-Ridge School Community Health and Wellness Center.

$5,000

Bald Eagle Area School District
To fund the How to be Safe and Injury Free with Biking, Swimming and Running Program.

$7,500

Beaver Area Middle School
To fund the Cardio Wellness Program.

$5,000

Berlin Brothersvalley Middle School
To fund the Forever Fitness Program.

$5,000

Bethel Park School District - Neil Armstrong Middle School
To fund the 'We Can' Community Site Program.

$5,000

Bethlehem Middle School
To fund the MSBA Middle School Bulldogs Against Bullies Program.

$5,000

Blackhawk High School
To fund the Physical Education for Life/'PE 4 Life' Program.

$10,000

Bruceton School
To fund the Bruceton School Physical Education Program.

$5,000

Burgettstown Elementary Center
To fund the Leader in You Program.

$5,000

Central Elementary School
To fund a Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program.

$3,000

Cox-Donahey Elementary
To fund a Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program.

$3,000

Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh - Saint Joseph High School
To fund the Finish with Fitness and Workout Wednesdays Programs.

$5,000

Cedar Grove Elementary and Middle
'The CEDAR Patch' Student Education Fruit and Vegetable Garden.

$10,000

Central Fulton School District
To fund the Lady Spartans Sports Injury Prevention Program.

$6,000

Central Greene School District
To fund the Central Greene School District Anti-Bullying Program.

$10,000

Chartiers Valley High School
To fund the Fitnessgram 10 Program.

$5,000

City of Jeannette School District
To fund the At Jeannette Mckee We Are BFF's (Bullying Free Forever) Program.

$5,000

Conemaugh Township Elementary
To fund the Fun and Fitness Program.

$5,000

Conner Street Elementary
To fund Fitnessgram.

$5,000

Coudersport Elementary School
To fund the Little Falcons Runners 4 Life Program.

$3,500

Diocese of Pittsburgh - Butler Catholic School
To fund the Walk 10,000 Program.

$5,000

Diocese of Pittsburgh – Carlow Campus School
To fund The Campus School of Carlow University Bullying Prevention Program.

$5,000

Diocese of Pittsburgh – Holy Sepulcher School
To fund the Holy Sepulcher School Physical Activity and Anti Bullying Program.

$5,000

Diocese of Pittsburgh - Our Lady of Fatima School
To fund the Falcon Fitness Initiative Program.

$2,500

Edison Middle School
To fund the Edison Middle School Eagles Program.

$5,000

Elizabeth Forward High School
To fund the Warrior PE Meets Technology Program.

$9,900

Erie School District Foundation, Inc.
To fund the Improving School Climate with Responsive Classroom Program.

$5,000

Fairview Elementary School
To fund the Western's Wii Fit Program.

$5,000

Gateway School District
To fund the Breath of Green Air Program.

$10,000

Girard School District Foundation
To fund the 2014-2015 Girard School District Fit4Life Project.

$5,000

Grandview Elementary
To fund the Grandview Elementary is Active Program.

$5,000

Imani Christian Academy
To fund the Physical Education and Nutrition Program (PEN).

$5,000

Intermediate Unit 1
To fund the IU1/Highmark Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program.

$5,000

Jamestown High School
To fund the High Road to Health Program.

$10,000

Kenna Elementary
To fund the Get Out and Move Program.

$2,500

Lawrence County Career and Technical
To fund the PUSH (Pursuing Ultimate Strength & Health) Program.

$5,000

Leechburg Area High School
To fund the fitness center and concussion prevention equipment/program.

$3,350

Lincoln County School District - Hamlin PK-8 School
To fund the HOWLS (Hamlin Outdoor Wellness Learning Site) Program.

$5,000

Londonderry Elementary School
To fund the Physical Fitness through Play Program.

$5,000

Malden Elementary
To fund the Zum-Ba Be FIT Program.

$5,000

McKeesport Area School District
To fund the Ally's Rules Program.

$10,000

Mercer Area High School
To fund the Presidential Youth Fitness Program.

$5,000

Moorefield High School
To fund CHILL (Creating Healthy Informed Lasting Lifestyles) Program.

$5,000

Moshannon Elementary School
To fund the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program.

$10,000

Moundsville Middle School
To fund the Healthy School Grant Program.

$4,500

Mt. Lebanon High School
To fund the Take Care of Your Brain Program.

$5,000

Newport Elementary School
To fund the Fitness Solution Program.

$5,000

Northern Dauphin Christian School
To fund the Get Moving Playground Makeover Program.

$5,000

Northern Lebanon School District
To fund the Community of Trail Blazers Program.

$5,000

Northwestern Elementary School
To fund the Northwestern School District Physical Education Program.

$3,500

Northwestern High School
To fund the Northwestern School District Physical Education Program.

$3,500

Oakland Catholic High School
To fund the OC-CPR - Saving Lives in the School, Community and Beyond Program.

$4,900

Parkersburg Catholic Schools
To fund the FitnessGram at PCES Program.

$2,000

Penn Hills Elementary School
To fund the Power Play and Eat Smart Program.

$5,000

Pine-Richland School District
To fund the CPR/First Aid/AED and Choking Relief in Schools Program.

$5,000

Plum Senior High School
To fund a physical education and nutrition program.

$5,000

Ringgold High School
To fund the SPARK Program.

$5,000

Rockwood High School
To fund the Wellness for Life - My personal wellness plan program.

$5,000

St. Paul's School
To fund the IRISH Are Fit 4 Life Program!

$5,000

Salisbury Middle School
To fund the Fitness through Fitbits Program.

$5,000

Saltsburg Middle/High School
To fund the B-SSD Pedals (Physically Engaging & Developmentally Appropriate Lifetime Sport) Program.

$5,000

Schuylkill Technology Centers
To fund the Cyberbullying Prevention Initiative Program.

$5,000

Seneca Valley School District
To fund the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.

$10,000

Shenango Elementary School
To fund the Be Smart, Work-Out Your Heart Program.

$5,000

South Butler Primary School
To fund the Bullying Prevention K-6 Program.

$5,000

South Fayette High School
To fund the Step up and Save a Life Program.

$5,000

South Park High School
To fund the Eagle Energy Physical Education Program.

$5,000

Tyrone Area School District
To fund Preventing Bullying:  A System-Wide Approach.

$10,000

Union School District - Union High School
To fund the 'U-Fit' Program.

$5,000

Urban League of Pittsburgh Charter School (ULPCS)
To fun the 'Wii' Love to Be Fit Program.

$5,000

Urban Pathways Charter School
To fund the Healthy Habits for High School Students Program.

$5,000

The Vista School
To fund the Creating Health Options for Individuals With Autism: A Unique Nutrition and Fitness Program.

$5,000

The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh
To fund the Garden Classroom Project.

$5,000

Washington High School
To fund the ACTIVE LEARNING Program:  a physical education initiative to track calories burned, steps taken and distance traveled.

$5,000

West Liberty Elementary School
To fund the Eagles Move to Improve Program

$5,000

Westmont Hilltop High School
To fund the Concussion Prevention Program.

$5,000

Wheeling Country Day School
To fund the 'Healthy Roots for Lifelong Wellness' Program.

$5,000

Wood County Christian School
To fund the WCCS Air Purification Project.

$5,000

2013 Grants

Organization Grant Amount

First Quarter

Allegheny County Emergency Medical Services Council
To create an innovative EMS-based pilot program for vulnerable patients in the City of Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods to ensure communities receive high-quality medical services through the CONNECT Community Paramedic program.

$150,000

Canonsburg General Hospital
To educate and counsel individuals using community-based outreach and best practice strategies including Well-Life and Team-Based Care to Improve Blood Pressure Control

$50,568

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
To increase access to primary health, dental and specialty care for underserved populations in Southwestern Pennsylvania at the Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center.

$200,000

Conemaugh Health Foundation
Cardiovascular Diabetes Prevention Program (CDDPP) to access and entry for early detection through screening and assessment for individuals in rural communities.

$51,560

George Junior Republic School
To implement PATH (Pointing Adolescents Toward Health), a healthy lifestyle program to reduce childhood obesity in 80 obese or overweight boys.

$144,500

Lancaster General Hospital
To address hypertension using the Hypertension Protocol Project: an evidence-based protocol for screening,  treatment and control of hypertensive patients.

$44,222

PinnacleHealth System
To reduce repeat emergency room visits to PinnacleHealth by Hamilton Health Center patients by helping them learn to manage chronic conditions through patient navigation sing a System Care Coordination team.

$50,000

Punxsutawney Area Hospital
To educate and provide follow-up with patients to reduce the number of emergency room visits for non-emergent care through the Frontline and Follow-up System, an electronic evidence-based system of shared knowledge and outcome based delivery.

$50,000

St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Support of the Diabetes Wellness program, to help improve the health of the community by providing support to help patients understand and manage chronic disease.

$50,000

WellSpan Health
To support a Learning Collaborative for Super-Utilizer Projects among health systems by creating a learning community to share ideas, best practices, patient data, and cost savings to transform delivery of health care in the central Pennsylvania region.

$125,000

Windber Research Institute
To support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice, with a focus on the unique needs of urban school districts.

$357,000

Second Quarter

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit—Center for Safe Schools
To support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice, with a focus on the unique needs of urban school districts.

$523,400

The Children's Institute
To support case manager's salary for the Medical Home for Youth with Special Health Care Needs pilot.

$150,000

Pittsburgh Community Services
To establish the Healthier Communities Pilot Program to address physical activity and nutrition behaviors in 100 seniors residing in senior residences in Allegheny County.

$75,000

RAND Corporation
To support the Pittsburgh Hill/Homewood Research on Eating, Shopping and Health (PHRESH) and its sister project. PHRESH Plus: Research on Exercise, Neighborhoods and Health to address obesity.

$55,400

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care
To strengthen the role of non-profit organizations in educating West Virginians about Medicaid and the qualified health plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace.

$100,000

Third Quarter

The Children’s Institute
To support From Food to Fragrance: Impacts to our Health to address the effects of Fragrances and barriers to developing successful farm to school to community programs. Highmark Foundation will be the presenting sponsor to these activities.

$80,500

Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, Inc.
To provide chronic disease case management for the uninsured in Columbia and Montour counties, and to assist with health insurance marketplace education and enrollment.

$75,000

Highlands Hospital
To support a planning grant to assist with the creation of the Women' Center of Excellence.

$25,000

Monongahela Valley Hospital
To fund the salary of a clinical pharmacist to support care transition and reduce hospital readmissions.

$75,000

Schuylkill Alliance for Health Care Access, Inc.
To increase the number of uninsured and underinsured residents of Schuylkill County gaining access to quality low-cost primary health care through a coordinated referral system.

$100,000

West Virginia University Foundation
To support McDowell County CHOICES (Children's Health Opportunities Involving Coordinated Efforts in Schools): an integrated approach to childhood and
adolescent health.

$204,000

Fourth Quarter

Allegheny Health Network
To establish Oncology navigation and community outreach coordination to improve access to care for high-risk patients.

$149,195

Community Action Association of Pennsylvania
To support operational costs and fund a min-grant program to strengthen the role of non-profit organizations in providing outreach and education for hard to reach populations in 21 central Pa. counties served by Highmark.

$45,000

Community Health Clinic of Butler County
To provide support of a multifaceted diabetes management program that provides high-quality education, medical and dental services to uninsured individuals in Butler County.

$75,000

Erie County Diabetes Association Inc.
To support diabetes prevention and intervention programming for 550 uninsured and underinsured pre-and diabetic individuals.

$125,000

Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania
To support the Project Manager position for the Regional Health Literacy Council.

$75,000

Jewish Health Care Foundation
To fund a portion of salary or a program coordinator and mini-grant program to strengthen the role of non-profit organizations in providing outreach and education to underserved
individuals.

$45,000

Pennsylvania State University
To support "Improving Rural Geriatric Care through Education," a program designed to provide geriatric education and training for rural health care providers practicing in eight Critical Access Hospitals throughout the region.

$110,000

2013 Sponsorships

Third Quarter

Center for Schools and Communities
To support "The Bully Project" —a documentary film screening and facilitated school-community discussions.

$50,000

2013 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grants

Albert Gallatin Area School District
To fund Keeping Your Heart Healthy Happy and Strong physical conditioning program.

$5,000

Aliquippa Jr/Sr. High School
To fund the LEAP (Lifetime Eating & Activity Practices) initiative.

$10,000

Altizer Elementary School
To fund One Step at a Time Walking to Wellness Program for students to improve health by walking in their communities.

$2,500

Apollo Ridge High School
To fund the community fitness trail.

$5,000

Arts Academy Charter School
To fund IMPACT Concussion Screenings, a baseline cognitive function testing system which compares functioning pre-and post-injury for students involved in high-risk and contact sports.

$2,358

Bald Eagle Area Middle/High School
To fund the Fit for life Club – an afterschool program supervised by PE teachers and schoolnurses including cardiovascular fitness, nutrition and healthy cooking in home economics classes.

$5,000

Beaver Area Middle School
To fund the Creating a Healthy School Environment Program with the 3 R’s, Refill, Rehydrate and Reduce.

$8,256

Beaver Valley IU - New Horizon School
To fund the Vocational Preparation, Health and Family Consumer Science Program.

$2,500

Berlin Brothersvalley Middle School
To fund the Berlin Benefits gardening Inside and Out program.

$2,500

Blairsville Elementary School
To fund the BOKS program and a school based garden.

$5,000

Canonsburg Middle School
To fund improvements in the physical education program to increase student fitness.

$5,000

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21
A fund 2100 Mile Leap into A Healthy Lifestyle Program:  a fitness program for Students with disabilities.

$5,000

Cambria Elementary School
To purchase a Kompan-engineered playground for students with special needs.

$5,000

Carson Middle School
To fund the functional foundations for fitness program.

$5,000

Charleroi Area School District
To fund from the Schoolyard to the Lunch Table Program.

$10,000

Chartiers Valley High School
To fund the Chartiers Valley Physical Education and COLT Wellness Team.

$5,000

Colfax Upper Elementary School
To fund the Tech-exercise Program showing that technology can assist and support a  healthy lifestyle program.

$4,830

Dallastown Area School District
To fund SWEAT (Student Wellness Education Action Team) and Brain Break physical  activity programs.

$2,000

Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston- SS. James & John School
To fund Healthy Choices to encourage students and families to eat healthier food and  exercise more.

$5,000

Duquesne City School District - Duquesne Education Center
To fund the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program that supports the nationwide agenda to a more physically fit school aged population.

$5,000

East Juniata High School
To fund East Juniata Differentiated Physical Education Program to provide alternatives to standard physical education.

$5,000

Elizabeth Forward High School
To fund the Exploring Fitness Systems Program.

$5,000

Elizabeth Forward Central Elementary School
To fund the Playing with our Garden! Program.

$1,800

The Ellis School
To fund equipment for the American Red Cross CPR Certification Program.

$5,000

Ellwood City Area School District - Lincoln Junior Senior High School
To fund the Change of Heart Program.

$5,000

Ephrata Middle School
To fund Strength of One Fitness Program as part of the Student Health Force web-based enrichment curriculum to address critical youth issues and achieve higher academic goals.

$5,000

Ferndale Area Elementary
To fund the Interactive Fitness Fun program.

$2,500

Fort LeBoeuf High School
To fund the Fort LeBoeuf physical fitness program to promote student health and wellness.

$5,000

Franklin Elementary School
To fund "Fit to Learn" at Franklin: To increase student's physical activity by 15 to 30 minutes per day, outside of their regularly scheduled PE instruction.

$5,000

Gateway School District
To fund the Gateway to Fitness Program.

$5,000

George Washington High School
To fund Preventing Accidents Through Rigorous Instructional Offering To Students
(PATRIOTS) Program.

$5,000

Girard High School
The fund the Fit4Life Project 2014 Program: To improve the health and well-being of
students and families.

$5,000

Greensburg Salem Middle School
To fund equipment for physical education classes that help students reach fitness goals.

$5,000

Hampton Township School District
To fund SPARK up Your Life Program.

$5,000

Hempfield Elementary School
To purchase heart rate monitors, pedometers and Fitness gram.

$2,437

Harrold Middle School
To fund the Hempfield area Middle School CPR Program.

$5,000

Homer Center School
To fund the Save Your Brain:  Indiana County Concussion Awareness Initiative Program.

$6,800

Intermediate Unit I - Fayette-Greene-Washington
To fund The IU1/Highmark Healthy School Environment Program:  Weight control at four campus schools.

$10,000

Iroquois School District Foundation
To fund Principal's Boot Camp, a before school fitness program.

$10,000

Jefferson-Morgan School District
To fund the J-M Fresh Water and Air Improvement Plan; RE-FRESH.

$10,000

Kane Area School District
To fund Go with the Flow including water coolers, bottle fillers and ice machines.

$6,891

Kenna Elementary School
To fund Get out and Move, a school and community-based physical activity program.

$2,500

Keystone Oaks School District
To fund the Keystone Oaks School District Healthy Students Healthy School Program.

$8,700

Kiski Area School District-Kiski Area Intermediate School
To fund FitnessGram, a program that accesses student's level of fitness in aerobic capacity, body composition, muscular strength/endurance and flexibility.

$5,000

Lakewood Elementary
To fund New Year New You: Promoting healthy eating and activities.

$2,500

Man Elementary School
To fund Walk Across West Virginia: Empower students to become more physically active by providing ways to record physical activity.

$5,000

Manchester Academic Charter School
To fund Manchester Academic Charter School's playground to provide students with
additional opportunities for physical activity during the school day.

$5,000

Mars Area School District - Mars Area Middle School
To fund the expansion of the cardio program utilizing the spin bikes and heart monitors.

$5,000

McGuffey School District
To fund the Healthy Eating Program & Claysville Elementary fitness Trail.

$10,000

Montour School District -David E. Williams Middle School
To fund the Montour Wellness Initiative.

$5,000

Mt. Lebanon High School
To fund the Grow Your Own and Walk/Run it Out initiative.

$9,576

New Brighton Middle School
To fund the purchase of physical education equipment to provide additional opportunities
for physical activity.

$2,025

New Castle Area School District
To fund the All Stars Curriculum afterschool program.

$9,888

New Kensington Valley High School
To fund the FitnessGram program:  A student-centered wellness program.

$1,000

Plum Senior High School
To fund a physical education and nutrition program.

$5,000

North Clarion County School District - North Clarion High School
To fund the purchase of a portable salad bar.

$5,000

Northern Bedford County School District
To purchase physical education equipment and supplies.

$2,179

Northern Cambria Elementary School
To fund Northern Cambria School District Healthy Beginnings Program to promote student
wellness.

$5,000

Northern Lebanon Middle School
To fund Take a Bite Out of Nutrition Program — a program offering Nutrition Night Events;
FAN (Food and Nutrition) Clubs; and fresh fruit and vegetable bars in the school cafeteria.

$5,000

Northgate Middle/Senior High School
To support the Responsible and Safe School Program.

$6,500

Oley Valley Middle School
To fund expansion of the Oley Valley Health & Physical Education Program, using software
to track student fitness data.

$5,000

Ritchie Elementary
To fund Ritchie's Rockin' Fitness Club: To increase student's activity level at home and
school by participating in 30 minutes of extra physical activity per day.

$5,000

Triadelphia Middle School
To fund a Physical Education Program:  To allow students to practice the wellness concepts
learned in both health and physical education classes

$5,000

Pittsburgh Public Schools
To fund the 100 Mile Club: a national program that supports students to either walk or run
100 miles during the course of the academic year.

$10,000

PLEA School
To fund a wellness program for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

$5,000

Pressley Ridge Day School - Greensburg
To fund a physical education program for students with special needs.

$2,500

Pressley Ridge Day School Johnstown
To fund a physical education program for students with special needs.

$2,500

Pressley Ridge Day School Pittsburgh
To fund a physical education program for students with special needs.

$2,500

Pressley Ridge School of the Deaf
To fund a physical education program for students with special needs.

$2,500

Pressley Ridge Day School For Autism
To fund a physical education program for students with autism.

$2,500

Propel Charter Schools- Turtle Creek
To fund a nutrition education program.

$4,140

Propel Charter Schools - Southside
To fund the Propel Afterschool MAGIC Nutrition and Fitness Program.

$5,000

Reynolds Jr./Sr. High School
To fund the development of a comprehensive system involving concussion awareness,
prevention and eventual return to play.

$5,000

Riverview School District
To fund the Riverview Wellness Outreach Program.

$5,000

Roberto Clemente Charter School
To fund Fitness for a Lifetime Initiative, an in school and afterschool fitness and wellness
program.

$5,000

Rochester Area Middle and High School
To fund the purchase of a body composition monitor, treadmills, elliptical machine, Student
Health Force program and upright bicycles for the Wellness program.

$6,500

Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 – Maple Avenue Campus
To fund We're On the Move: Fitness for All to provide adapted physical activity strategy and
nutrition curriculum resources for children affected with physical intellectual challenges.

$5,000

Seneca Valley Middle School
To fund the purchase of hygrometers and dehumidifiers.

$5,000

South Allegheny High School/Middle School
To purchase Fitness on Request video system.

$5,000

South Butler Primary School
To fund the Creation of the Life Long Fitness Course Program.

$5,000

Spectrum Charter School
To fund a Yoga and Local Farm to Table Food programs.

$4,100

Spring Grove School District
To fund the Healthy Rockets Initiative to provide nutritional information on school
breakfast and lunch choices.

$10,000

State College Area School District- Delta Program
To fund Operation Hydration, a program that focuses on increasing the consumption of
water among students, faculty and staff while decreasing the environmental impacts of
plastic bottle usage.

$2,500

Sto-Rox Middle School
To fund That's It Were Getting Fit Program.

$5,000

SUN Area Technical Institute
To fund Water, The Clear Choice Campaign to promote consumption of water instead of
sweetened drinks and installation of safe clean water foundations.

$4,872

Tussey Mountain School District
To fund the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Program.

$7,700

Union City Area School District
To fund Life-long Fitness Habits Program.

$10,000

Uniontown Area High School
To fund the Lifetime Wellness Program to provide students with knowledge to participate
in lifetime physical activity.

$5,000

The Vista School
To fund Vista's Focus on Fitness to provide physical fitness activities for students with
moderate to severe Autism Spectrum Disorder.

$5,000

Warwood School
To fund Warwood School's Physical Education Program; to develop a physical education
curriculum to ensure that the students have FUN and exercise regularly.

$5,000

West Allegheny School District
To purchase an infrascanner 2000 device to assist in the overall assessment of students with
suspected concussions and traumatic brain injuries.

$10,000

West Branch Area School District
To fund the SPARK Physical education curriculum.

$5,000

West Middlesex Junior/Senior High School
To fund the Heart on Track program.

$10,000

West Mifflin High School
To fund the Get Up and Get Going program.

$1,500

Westmont Hilltop High School
To fund a concussion prevention program.

$7,600

The Winchester Thurston School
To fund the Healthy for Life Program.

$5,000

Mini Grants

Harrisburg School District
Expansion of a soccer camp program in partnership with the Major Preparation Youth Program.

$6,000

Homer Center Jr./Sr. High School
To create an evidence-based physical activity program.

$5,000

Millersburg Jr./Sr. High School
To increase physical activity and address problematic anger management Issues.

$5,000

Penns Manor Jr./Sr. High School
To develop an 8-month fitness and nutrition education afterschool program.

$6,000

United Area Senior High School
To develop an 8-month fitness and nutrition education afterschool program.

$6,000

Fort Cherry Elementary School
To implement a year-long physical activity program.

$6,000

Northern Lebanon Middle School
To develop an afterschool intramural sports program.

$5,000

Forest Hills Elementary School
Expansion of an afterschool swimming program.

$6,000

2013 Educational Support

Innerlink Health eTools for Schools (392,415 students at 850 schools)
To support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice, with a focus on the unique needs of urban school districts.

$178,000

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