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 Renee Steffen, Executive Director
Want to learn more about transitioning into a community after a long absence? Come to the FREE Building Community Bridges training at Thrive Worship Center in Vienna on April 11 and 12. This two-day, all day training is specifically designed for returning criminal offenders re-entering the community but is also open to anyone who is interested in learning about the challenges and resources to re-entry. Registration ends on April 5! Click below to register. ... See MoreSee Less
The deadline for this registration is April 5th. We will close registration after 50 people have signed up. This is the registrationfor the Wood County Building Community Bridges Trainin...
What a practical, compassionate approach for a community.
I love that this is happening! And I appreciate the mutuality of it: offenders and community working together. Beautiful, compassionate, dignified, practical.
Come and listen to David Finnegan-Hosey speak about the intersections among mental illness, mental health and faith at Ohio Valley University Chapel on April 2 at 7 pm and at WVU-Parkersburg's College Theater on April 3 at 12:15 pm. ... See MoreSee Less
Lutheran Social Services food pantries strive to provide nutritious food to families in need, improve their health with nutritious food, and provide families with financial stability by giving opportunities to redirect food resources to other critical budget areas. In 2018, LSS served almost 500 households in Athens and Meigs Counties. That's an equivalent of 38,700 meals. An Athens retired client's pension isn't enough to cover basic needs. "I really appreciate the pantry. I don't know what I'd do without it." Thank you, LSS, for improving nutritious food access to those who need it most! ... See MoreSee Less
To mental health professionals, The Ohio Psychological Association (OPA) is holding its annual convention in Columbus from April 24-26. This year's theme is "Working Together to Build a Culture of Understanding." Presenters range from substance use disorders treatment and civil discourse to suicide prevention and chronic pain. For the brochure, click bit.ly/2UsZETt. Online registration postmarked by April 3 are entitled to a $40 Early Bird discount. ... See MoreSee Less