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Pittsburgh Nonprofits to Receive $1 Million Grant to Reduce Maternal Deaths and Narrow Disparities

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 5, 2019) -- The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), and its operating organization the Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal), are excited to announce the launch of Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth ...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $115K to Support Teen Mental Health and Reduce Maternal Mortality

Pittsburgh, PA— The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on August 26 approved three grants to extend its efforts in support of adolescent behavioral health and maternal health. The grants support initiatives to engage teens in mental he...
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The Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative Launches to Improve Health Care for Moms and Babies

PITTSBURGH, April 24 – Pennsylvania became the 35 th state with a Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PQC)  during a statewide kick-off on April 24 in Harrisburg with over 230 healthcare professionals and partners attending...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Names Nina Butler as Project Coordinator of the 15217 Neighborhood-Based Teen Mental Health Initiative

PITTSBURGH, April 18 — Nina Butler, EdD, an educator with extensive experience in the nonprofit world, has been named by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) as their Project Coordinator for its contribution to the 15217 Neighborhood...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves up to $2.1 Million in Grants

Pittsburgh, PA— The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved up to $2.1 million in grants, including support to strengthen behavioral health services and supports for teens, expand quality improvement education and training opportun...
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Let's Share our Collective Love and Compassion

We honor the memory of victims of last Saturday's horrific attacks on the Tree of Life, Dor Hadash, and New Light Congregations, and express our deepest sympathy to the families, friends, and congregants. We are forever grateful to the...
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Fine Foundation, Jewish Healthcare Foundation Announce Winners of 10th Anniversary Fine Awards for Teamwork Excellence in Health Care

  The Fine Foundation and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) announced winners of the 2018 Fine Awards for Teamwork Excellence in Health Care . This year's Fine Awards, which mark the 10th anniversary of the program, recognize...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $830,000 in New Grants to Create Higher-Quality Healthcare Delivery and Payment Models, Reduce Maternal Mortality

  (Pittsburgh, PA)— The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved $830,000 in new grants to create healthcare delivery and payment demonstration projects that aim to improve patient care and eliminate avoidable costs, and to enh...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $728,000 in Grants to Expand Women’s Health Network, Support HIV/AIDS Work

(Pittsburgh, PA)— The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved $728,000 in grants, including a new $500,000 grant to support programming, staff, and maternal and child health-focused pilot projects for its new women's health-focused...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation, Pittsburgh Chapter of Women’s Health Activist Movement to Host June 26 Event Featuring Tribute to Local Activist Leaders, $10,000 Pitch Competition

On Monday, June 26 from 5-8 PM EST, the Pittsburgh chapter of the Women's Health Activist Movement ( WHAMglobal ) will host a celebration of "Big Ideas" around women's health activism—past, present, and future. The event will feature a...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $300,000 Grant to Boost Senior Exercise, Recreation Options

(Pittsburgh, PA—April 5, 2017)— The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) Board of Trustees approved a $300,000 grant for a multi-pronged initiative to increase recreation and exercise opportunities for local seniors. Senior Recreation an...
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