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Grants are given to organizations located within the Foundation’s geographic target area or serving a significant percentage of the local population in these communities.

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Healthy Communities Foundation Announces 2018 Grant Awards

Riverside, IL– The Healthy Communities Foundation (HCF) announced today 69 grant awards totaling $4,187,000 in general operating support funds for organizations that serve its 27-zip code region located in the central-west portion of Cook County, Illinois. HCF received 144 grant applications during the past grant cycle application period. “Our 2018

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HCF President’s View Ahead

With the new year, you may have set new goals and set forth a vision for the upcoming months. At HCF, we have done just that and are excited about the possibilities of 2019. Our President Maria Pesqueira reflects on how far the Foundation has come since last year and

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Stay Informed On Public Charge

The public charge rule change was published in the Federal Register by the Department of Homeland Security on October 10, 2018. This rule threatens the health and the well-being of our immigrant communities. Individuals and their families will be placed in an inconceivable position to choose between accessing necessary health

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Please spread the word! If you are a government employee and need food assistance, @OPRFFoodPantry is here to help you. https://t.co/Vaq21sZWwi
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Our President Maria Pesqueira reflects on how far the Foundation has come this past year and shares her thoughts on what it will focus on this year. Read here: https://t.co/xZDtpikE3s
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Where you get your breast exam matters. Black and Latinx Chicago women are less likely to be referred to top-tier centers of excellence in breast cancer care. #health equity https://t.co/0MbwYoWjF8
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Healthy Communities Foundation shared Greater Chicago Food Depository's post.2 days ago
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Our President Maria Pesqueira reflects on how far the Foundation has come this past year and shares her thoughts on what it will focus on this year. Read here: https://bit.ly/2FjyOst
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OPPORTUNITY: The Deacons and Community Care Ministry of Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church are sponsoring a Community Resource/Healthcare Fair on March 23rd from 10am-2pm in Berwyn. Event coordinators are looking to increase the awareness of community services and cultural activities that are available in Berwyn, Cicero, Oak Park and Chicago. Read for more information on how to participate: https://bit.ly/2VHFwOr

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