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HealthPath Awards 8 Grants in Honor of 15th Anniversary

To commemorate the organization’s 15th anniversary, The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio recently awarded a combined $307,456 in grants to 8 organizations across Ohio that focus on preventive oral health and prevention of family violence.
To commemorate the organization’s 15th anniversary, The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio recently awarded a combined $307,456 in grants to 8 organizations across Ohio that focus on preventive oral health and prevention of family violence.

“We are honored to award eight anniversary grants, which will fund projects that work to improve the health of undeserved Ohioans in local communities,” said Theresa Wukusick, executive director, HPF-Ohio. “The grants will provide funding for new or expanded safety net dental clinics, early childhood oral health services, and initiatives to prevent family violence.”

The 15th anniversary grantees include: 

Preventive Oral Health Care
  • Community Action Committee of Pike County: To provide acute and preventive oral services to low-income children and adults in the Manchester area through the Manchester School-Based Health Center's dental clinic.
  • Dental Center of Northwest Ohio: To open a six-chair safety net dental clinic in Van Wert County.
  • Family Health Services of Darke County, Inc.: To add three additional operatories to the current dental center.
  • Miami County Dental Clinic: To support Traveling Smiles to screen and treat school-age children and Head Start preschoolers in the Troy, Piqua, and Sidney areas.
  • Ohio Association of Community Health Centers: To promote inter-professional care among dental and medical programs in Community Health Centers and their school-based health centers.
  • Talbert House Health Center: To provide comprehensive oral health care at Centerpoint FQHC in Franklin, Ohio.

Prevention of Family Violence

  • Partnership for Violence Free Families: To support the expansion of the Adults and Children Together (ACT) Raising Safe Kids program, primary prevention intervention for child maltreatment and family violence
  • Women Helping Women: To engage the community and professionals in the Prevent & Empower Program, a multi-layered family violence prevention framework


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