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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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HCF Featured in Grantmakers in Health’s “Grantmaker Focus”

“Our goal is to ensure that every resident in our service area has the resources and opportunities to live a full healthy and happy life, regardless of income, where they live or their racial and ethnic background.” – Maria S. Pesqueira, President of HCF We are thrilled to be highlighted

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Count All of Us In [2020]

Nora Garcia, one of our Program Officers, writes about the importance of ensuring an accurate count of individuals living in our service region in the upcoming 2020 Census. Read about what this means for our communities and about a grant opportunity to help increase awareness, participation, and, ultimately, representation. As

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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 (DHS) 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

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3 days ago
"I didn't realize how important water was until I didn't have it"

Water is life, but it is getting expensive. The American water crisis is hitting too close to home and affecting poor families the most.

Read about it: https://t.co/nW2GO7YryS
6 days ago
A dose of nature instead of medication. We attended the "Prescribing Parks to Prevent and Treat Chronic Disease" event at the Farm on Ogden where @DocZarr talked about "ecotherapy" and healing by being in nature. #greenspace #communityhealth Here's more: https://t.co/NitVpLAfZt
1 week ago
Our President was recently appointed to the Conservation & Policy Council of the Forest Preserves of Cook County! As a new Council member, she will ensure the ecological health of our forest preserves. Congrats Maria! Watch her testimony at 4:26. https://t.co/KTVinWrh0w
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Healthy Communities Foundation3 days ago
"I didn't realize how important water was until I didn't have it"

Water is life, but it is getting expensive. The American water crisis is hitting too close to home and affecting poor families the most.

Read about it: https://n.pr/2DkMgtr
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation shared Health & Medicine Policy Research Group's post.6 days ago
We are excited to kick off the CHW pilot alongside our wonderful partners! #health #community #CHW
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Healthy Communities Foundation6 days ago
A dose of nature instead of medication.

Earlier this week, we attended the fascinating "Prescribing Parks to Prevent and Treat Chronic Disease" event at the Farm on Ogden Windy City Harvest. Dr. Robert Zarr talked about how "ecotherapy" and simply being outside in nature can help improve and heal a wide range of conditions, such as anxiety, high blood pressure and diabetes. #greenspace #communityhealth

Watch this video: https://nbcnews.to/2A9UHrw

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