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Strategic Health Initiatives

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Our Funding Area

As a health-conversion foundation, we fund a geographic region defined by the service area of MacNeal Hospital, from which we received our endowment in 2000. We also allocate the majority of funds to zip codes that rank lowest in our social determinants of health study. In total, our service area is comprised of 27 zip codes in western Cook County suburbs and the City of Chicago.

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HCF Furniture Giveaway!

WE’RE MOVING OUT (temporarily)! Our office will be under construction for the next few months and, as a result, we’ll need to move out of our space. With that said, we will have several pieces of furniture available to give away to organizations that may need them. Please see below

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Proviso Partners for Health Members at Upswell Chicago

In early November, Healthy Communities Foundation sponsored two members of Proviso Partners for Health (PP4H) as Fellows at Upswell Chicago, a three-day convening that gathered changemakers from all over the United States to share ideas and solution-based approaches to issues our communities face each day. Our two Fellows, Deniene Willis,

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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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20 hours ago
Our grantee partner, PASO - West Suburban Action Project, is hosting a health event on 1/27 from 6-8pm to provide health resources to individuals without insurance. Please share! https://t.co/j89tADuf4H hcfdn2 photo
1 day ago
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. We’re proud of our Board Member Dr. Anne Marie Murphy and grantee partner @equalhope_il for their work to eradicate cervical cancer, which is almost 100% preventable w/proper screening & vaccination. Read more: https://t.co/FdVqqd0yds
2 days ago
Interested in strategic partnerships? Be a part of the conversation at @MyForefront's free Mission Sustainability Initiative Summit on 3/6 at Malcolm X College.

Register here: https://t.co/VT4SEv6UGo https://t.co/3wRPqYsX9h
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2 days ago
We are here at @theNASEM’s “Building a Chicagoland Response” event hearing from a panel that will discuss the findings of the report on Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care. #SocialCare https://t.co/hK3UXowxbg hcfdn2 photo
3 days ago
#cervicalcancerawarenessmonth https://t.co/dPoZi7E8Y1
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Cook County Health @CookCtyHealth
Cervical cancer is highly preventable, if routine screenings and the HPV vaccines are given to women. If you haven't gotten a yearly check-up, make your appointment today by calling 312.864.0200. Early detection is key. #wellnesswednesday #cervicalcancerawarenessmonth https://t.co/BME2pEIKBO
4 days ago
Our partner @HousingForward & w/Oak Park Homelessness Coalition are hosting a screening of "The Public" tomorrow @ 7pm. This film tells the fictional story of how homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the cold. https://t.co/U5W0hdK0Ha
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation20 hours ago
Our grantee partner, PASO - West Suburban Action Project, is hosting a health event on 1/27 from 6-8pm to provide health resources to individuals without insurance. Please share!
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation1 day ago
This month is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. We are proud of our Board Member Dr. Anne Marie Murphy and grantee partner Equal Hope for their work to eradicate cervical cancer, a disease that is almost 100% preventable with proper screening and vaccination. Read about their work: bit.ly/2TQb4mZ
Healthy Communities Foundation
Healthy Communities Foundation2 days ago
Interested in strategic partnerships? Be a part of the conversation at Forefront's free Mission Sustainability Initiative Summit on 3/6 at Malcolm X College.

Forefront and social sector leaders will come together to explore the challenges and opportunities of strategic partnerships and offer attendees a chance to learn about MSI.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2GddzHX

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