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


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1889 Foundation Annual Report is released

The 1889 Foundation recently mailed the first edition of The 1889 Times, our new newsletter, to our friends and supporters. The newsletter contained our annual report information, as well as articles

1889 Foundation supports new Cambria County Drug Coalition

On Sept. 14, 2016, the formation of the Cambria County Drug Coalition was announced as an effort to combat illegal drug use and alcohol abuse in our area. The

Creative Health Impact Grant winners announced

The 1889 Foundation and the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance (PRAA) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Creative Health Impact Grant Awards. The awards, which support

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

Mother Theresa

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