Health

Redefining & Ranking Health in NJ

March 27, 2013 Your county’s health status is now a matter of public record. A national study by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks health by county, and the scores are in. For the fourth…

Needle Exchange Results are In

February 11, 2013 It’s a gritty political issue most relevant to some of New Jersey’s grittiest neighborhoods: providing clean syringes to drug users.  Proponents say that it is the most effective way to reach drug users and stop the spread…

Honoring a Son to Help Kids Cope

February 8, 2013 The Todd Ouida Children’s Foundation was created following September 11, 2001 in order to celebrate Todd’s life and create a meaningful legacy. Born out of Todd’s own successful struggle with childhood anxiety, the mission of the foundation…

The New Jersey AIDS Partnership

About New Jersey AIDS Partnership Grantees 2011–2012 Funders 2011–2012 Steering Committee The New Jersey AIDS Partnership is the collaborative effort of private and corporate foundation leaders, public health officials, service providers, people living with HIV/AIDS and other community leaders who…

Focusing Help on People with Vision Loss

February 6, 2013 Over 950,000 people in New Jersey are at risk for eye disease In New Jersey, an estimated 950,000 people over the age of 40 have potentially blinding eye diseases. Additionally, over 75,000 residents are visually impaired and…

Operation Medicine Cabinet New Jersey

Our fundholders are helping to make a difference in the fight against the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs Our youth desperately need to become aware of the serious dangers caused by the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs. According…

A Better Life, in Any Language

December 6, 2006 Limited education and a language barrier can prevent families from getting much-needed services. With literacy and health care high on its agenda, the Community Foundation is stepping up to support the local community. “Our Grants Committee really…