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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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Trina Thompson named executive director of Center for Population Health

Trina Thompson, DrPH, BSN, has been named the executive director for the 1889 Foundation-Jefferson Center for Population Health in Johnstown. The Center was established last year through a

2017 Dates to Remember

Here are the 2017 dates for some important 1889 Foundation events and fundraisers! More information will be published about these as it becomes available. Mark your calendar now!

Area schools raise funds for 1889 Foundation

We are grateful for the many fundraisers held by area schools to help family, friends and neighbors through the 1889 Foundation. What a meaningful way to show you care!

“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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