News Room: Press Releases

Monday, 29 October 2018

Philadelphia, PA – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) announced today that the organization will be honored as the recipient of the American Cancer Society’s Partners in Health Award at the 2018 American Cancer Society, Greater Philadelphia Area Volunteer Awards Celebration on Thursday November 1, 2018.  HFP was selected to be honored because of the great work the organization has done to make differences in the lives of people in the Philadelphia-area community.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Philadelphia, PA –Rashanda Perryman, The Vanguard Group’s Program Officer; Co-lead Vanguard Strong Start for Kids Program™, has been appointed to the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) Board of Directors. Perryman, a longtime supporter of HFP, first became involved with the non-profit as a staff member of the William Penn Foundation. 

Monday, 17 September 2018

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is pleased to announce that its Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment program has been renewed for the 2018-2019 year.  As a subgrantee of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers (PACHC), HFP Health Insurance Navigator staff will continue to provide education and enrollment assistance to individuals in Philadelphia and the surro

Friday, 08 June 2018

Philadelphia, PA –Monica Medina McCurdy, PA-C, Project HOME’s Vice President, Healthcare Services, has been appointed to the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) Board of Directors. 

Monday, 23 April 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Mary Kargbo, CEO of Berks Community Health Center, has been elected Board Chairperson of the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP).  Her first three-year term as HFP Chair began in 2018.  She will be up for reelection in 2021.

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Philadelphia, PA – The Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP), a program of the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP), recently received an $2.2 million research grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Monica Sullivan (MEd.), a program manager and senior training specialist for HFP, recently became certified to use the Community Resilience Model in training sessions across the region. The Community Resilience Model (CRM®) is a skills-based training focused on trauma and resilience.

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Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Special issue of Academic Pediatrics provides comprehensive research and policy agenda for addressing epidemic of adverse childhood experiences and promoting well-being

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Philadelphia, PA – On July 13, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and co-sponsor Danny K. Davis (D-IL) introduced House Resolution 443 (H.Res. 443), a bi-partisan effort in the House of Representatives “recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care.”

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Monday, 12 December 2016

December 12, 2016, Philadelphia, PA – Since the 2017 open enrollment period began on November 1 for Affordable Care Act coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace, staff members from the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) have helped over 585 people enroll with health insurance services, through the Marketplace or Medicaid.

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