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1889 Foundation supports innovative programs and initiatives that improve and transform the overall health and wellness of our region.


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A Tale of Two Sisters

By Randall S. May Garnet (left) and Betty, c. 1944. Kingswood & Beginnings During the heart of the great depression, Scott & Nellie Romesburg of Uniontown,

Can We Talk?
Getting Real About the End of Life

Dying well is part of living well.
Learn more about the POLST form, and how to have difficult conversations about the end of life — your own or a loved one’s

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“Recently a Stop the Bleed training was presented at our facility, and we wanted to thank 1889 Foundation for funding this invaluable program. We had positive feedback from everyone who took part, and it’s a comforting feeling to know that groups like this are out there to help all of us in emergencies.”

Anita Eckenrode, General Manager of Copart

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