Welcome to the website of the Sisters Health Foundation. Our mission is to promote healthy and sustainable communities by providing resources, strengthening collaborative relationships, and supporting initiatives that impact people in the Mid-Ohio Valley. We invite you to explore our website and Facebook page!
Arlene Borkowski, Board President Cynthia Drennan, Executive Director
Kudos to Debrin Jenkins and committee for providing another great WV Health Association Conference. It opened with amazing keynote address by John Temple, WVU professor and journalist, on the roots of opiate epidemic in Appalachia. ... See MoreSee Less
Today we celebrate the rich history and tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph. 366 years ago the Sisters of St. Joseph were founded in Le Puy, France! Happy Founders' Day! This year also marks the beginning of the 10th Anniversary of uniting seven formerly independent communities of Sisters of St. Joseph to form the current Congregation. To celebrate, many sisters, associates, and partners in mission are involved in service opportunities where sisters live and minister. Lots to celebrate! ... See MoreSee Less
On this day 366 years ago, the Sisters of St. Joseph were founded in Le Puy, France! Just like those first sisters worked to meet the critical needs of war-torn France, our sisters work to meet the ne...
Was great to have the Ohio CDC Association Conference in Athens for the first time. Keynote speaker was Dan Pallotta who focused on reframing our thinking about the nonprofit sector. Local nonprofits and businesses also showcased their work on healthy food access. Stops included Green Edge Gardens, Amesville Elementary's school garden, and the Chesterhill Produce Auction. ... See MoreSee Less
The Healthy Places for Healthy People grant opportunity may be of interest to area community health centers (including Federally Qualified Health Centers), nonprofit hospitals, and other health care facilities. The opportunity is sponsored by the Appalachia Regional Commission and the EPA. The deadline to apply is November 6. Click here to learn more: www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/healthy-places-healthy-people... See MoreSee Less
The Appalachian Regional Healthcare system located satellite services, including a Women’s Health Center, in formerly vacant and underused buildings in downtown Middlesboro, Kentucky. Hospital-affil...
Check out a sneak peek of West Virginia for Affordable Health Care's new brochure titled When it Comes to Health Insurance West Virginia Kids Have Choices. Medicaid and CHIP are explained. ... See MoreSee Less