1997

Women’s Health

Grant Description Amount
Bethlehem Haven
Funding for Project Employ, providing job training and transitional employment for homeless women
$21,338
Burger King Cancer Caring Center
Moving Forward Looking Great Program
$850
Family Resources
Child Abuse Prevention Month
$2,000
Lupus Foundation of America
For educational outreach in southwestern Pennsylvania
$5,000
National Council of Jewish Women
Race for the Cure
$2,500
Northeast Region Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
16th Northeast Regional Conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
$5,000

People with Disabilities

Grant Description Amount
Allegheny Valley School
For specialized wheelchairs and positioning equipment for residents at the Patricia Hillman Miller Campus
$38,500
The Children’s Institute
For free care for children with brain injuries
$25,000
Three Rivers Center for Independent Living
Support for the Into New Hands Program, which recycles pre-owned medical equipment to needy individuals
$12,000
UCP of Pittsburgh
For interior renovations of the Shaler Highlands Apartments for people with brain injury
$25,000
UCP of Pittsburgh
For a computer for residents with brain injury who live at Shaler Highlands
$2,000
UCP of Pittsburgh
Stipends to help individuals with brain injury regain behavorial and social skills through social interaction
$4,000

Other

Grant Description Amount
Grantmakers in Health
For general support of this national organization serving the professional needs of foundations involved in health and human services philanthropy
$500
Health Policy Institute
For operating support for this organization that seeks to enhance health in the Pittsburgh region by improving the policies and other decisions that influence it
$5,000

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