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
Do you want to know more about the population health and health disparities of the region you are in? The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored a research initiative called Creating a Culture of Health in Appalachia: Disparities and Bright Spots. Check out the interactive report to visualize the health of your region. Visit healthinappalachia.org/... See MoreSee Less
Of the 41 indicators examined in this report, the Region performs better than the nation overall on 8: HIV prevalence, travel time to work, excessive drinking, student-te...
The Sisters Health Foundation staff and board honored grantee partners for their successful completion of their grants in the past year at the 2018 Grantee Luncheon at Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. Friends and guests joined in celebrating the achievements of the organizations serving the Mid-Ohio Valley.The Sisters Health Foundation staff and board honored grantee partners for their successful completion of their grants in the past year at the 2018 Grantee Luncheon at Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. Friends and guests joined in celebrating the achievements of the organizations serving the Mid-Ohio Valley. ... See MoreSee Less
The SHF staff team attended the Kinship Care Forum in Parkersburg last week and learned about the current experiences and challenges that caregivers face in WV. Various speakers included Children's Home Society of WV, WV DHHR, Mission WV, WVU Extension Service, Legal Aid WV, the Wood County Board of Education, and What's Next MOV? ... See MoreSee Less
Our Spring 2019 cycle is now open! We will accept applications for the Basic Needs/Direct Service Grants Program and letters of inquiry for the Responsive Grants Program until midnight of January 16, 2019. If you are interested in applying for a Basic Needs/Direct Service grant, contact Sr. Molly Bauer at 304-424-6080 or email her at email@example.com. For more information or to apply, visit www.sistershealthfdn.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Is your organization interested in applying for a planning grant to support treatment and prevention of substance use disorder in your rural community? HRSA (Health Resources & Services Administration) will host a webinar to share information about this funding opportunity for the Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP) on December 7 from 2-3 pm. For more information on the planning grant, visit bit.ly/2Q02ikU. To connect to the webinar, visit bit.ly/2PuiKdD. Dial-in (800-369-2114)/Participant Code (8423689). For any questions on RCORP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org ... See MoreSee Less