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
Learn about how you can access food assistance resources like SNAP, WIC, and emergency food locations in Southeast Ohio through the SEO FoodLink at the Dual-County Resource Seminars presented by Community Food Initiatives. On Friday, Aug 24, the Athens-Meigs Seminar will be held at the Pomeroy Public Library. Visit bit.ly/2Mee6ir for more info and to register! ... See MoreSee Less
SHF Staff Sr. Molly Bauer and Shei Sanchez were delighted to see the new Mobile Health Unit at the open house last week. A partnership between the MOV Health Department and Wood County Schools, this mobile unit will address barriers to care among schoolchildren and the community in Wood County. ... See MoreSee Less
For those of you who were not able to tune into Nonprofits LEAD's live Facebook Program Rollout yesterday, you have a chance to listen to Amy Elliott talk about the exciting new programs your nonprofit can participate in! There are many opportunities to strengthen and build your organization through these new programs!
Thank you to all who have put this event together and show the strength and motivation of the southeast Ohio community to address food insecurity and hunger!
SE Ohio Foodbank & Kitchen We are beyond thankful to everyone who made the 2018 Bounty on the Bricks possible. The event is an incredible example of a community working collectively for positive change. With over 50,000 people struggling with hunger in Southeast Ohio, it takes everyone playing their part to end hunger.
Thank you OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital for leading the planning efforts and Sisters Health Foundation and the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations for matching the funds raised up to $30,000 each!
Thank you to the incredible sponsors who make this event possible: Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Athens County Foundation, Visit Athens Ohio, Carpet One Floor & Moore Inc, City of Athens, Ohio, Cornwell Family, Dean Heating and Cooling Inc, DesignGroup, Elford, Inc., Friendly Paws Pet Supplies & Grooming, Hayes Family, Hocking Valley Bank, Hyacinth Bean, Integrated Services, Jackie O's Brewery, Kostohryz Family Fund, Mathews Insurance, Inc, Ohio University Credit Union, OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital Staff, Shawna Stump - State Farm Insurance Agent, @Poynters Best Products and TransCanada!
Thank you to the incredible volunteer planning committee who has been working on this event since January!
Thank you to the dozens of volunteers from local our schools: Nelsonville-York High School, Athens High School (Ohio), as well as local community members!
Thank you to each and every ticket holder.
Thank you to Rural Action for guiding us in making this a zero-waste event.
Thank you to The Northwood High's and Charlie Manring for donating your time and musical talents.
Thank you to Pork and Pickles chef, Becky Clark, for an incredible meal that was locally sourced. ... See MoreSee Less