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
The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has released the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the new Rural Communities Opioid Respo...
SHF Board Member Mary Hendershot shares with us what draws her to our mission:
Christ said it best: 'That all may be one'. I believe we are all in this together and we are more alike than different. We should help each other when we can and seek to enhance our interconnectedness. Sisters Health Foundation recognizes and embraces this. I am grateful that God has given me 'time and talent' to be a part of this mission. It is inspiring to see the creative initiatives others have developed to help those in need. And in a time of such divisiveness, it is reassuring to see that there are still people out there willing to put all their differences aside and say "What can we do to help?" ... See MoreSee Less
Read more about how public libraries in Athens County, OH and Pleasants County, WV are hubs for health in our newest newsletter. Also in our newsletter -- WV VOAD, insight from Renee Steffen, our spring grant awards, and an opportunity for a Financial Literacy Workshop! Visit conta.cc/2M1NtJE... See MoreSee Less
Our Fall 2018 Grant Cycle is officially open! We are accepting Letters of Inquiry for the Responsive Grants Program and Applications for the Basic Needs/Direct Service Program until midnight of July 11. For questions, contact Sr. Molly Bauer at 304-424-6080. For access to either grant program, visit www.sistershealthfdn.org and go to Grant Programs. ... See MoreSee Less
Last week, we had the opportunity to travel to Mount St. Joseph in Wheeling and visit the enthusiastic staff of the Sisters of St. Joseph Health and Wellness Foundation (SSJHWF) and the River Valley Health Foundation. We also met Sharon Travis and her staff of Heart2Heart/Living Free Ohio Valley, who talked about the plans for a new long-term care facility for approximately 100 women dealing with substance use disorders. ... See MoreSee Less