About the Foundation

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What we’re about...

A healthy community benefits everyone who lives in it. The Independent Health Foundation focuses on providing the Western New York community with the support and resources people can use to lead healthy lifestyles – today and in the future.

Through our programs, seminars and events, our goal is to:

  • Promote positive healthy changes and behaviors in our community.
  • Provide health education and wellness screenings to underserved populations.
  • Empower individuals to become educated health care consumers.
  • Collaborate with local schools, community groups and businesses.

Check out our Signature Programs & Events:

Other Programs & Events

In addition to our signature programs and events, the Foundation provides additional opportunities to learn more about your health through a variety of free events, such as colon cancer screenings, diabetes education classes and mammography screenings.

To see what programs are happening this month, view our Calendar of Events.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in being a partner to help us create a healthier Western New York, please use one of our sponsorship forms to make a donation:

Volunteer with Us!

You can make a difference in our community by offering your time and energy to one of our events. Call us at (716) 635-4959 or complete this form to see how you can get involved.


If you have questions about our programs or events please email or call us at (716) 635-4959.

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For information about the Independent Health Foundation, including our most recent 990 filings, please click here.