On Mental Health and Poverty: Replacing Fear with Understanding

“Why does it always take a tragedy for people to show an interest in mental health?” That’s the question a colleague posed earlier this week when a television reporter arrived to interview our CEO, Pete Zevenbergen, about the shooting in Newtown, Conn. — an act so senseless and horrific that it has left the nation […]


An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth … Billions of Dollars

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On the 10th and final day of our year in review, HCF President/CEO Steve Roling sends us out […]


Reducing Health Disparities

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day nine of our year in review, HCF Program Officer Adriana Pecina takes a look back at […]


Improving Our Health Care Delivery System

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day eight of our year in review, HCF Program Officer Graciela Couchonnal shares some of the projects […]


It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health Care

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day seven of our year in review, HCF Program Officer Liana Riesinger opens the dialogue about mental […]


Reducing Violence for Future Generations

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day six of our year in review, HCF Program Officer Andres Dominguez writes about Aim4Peace, a program […]


Improving Health Knowledge and Behaviors

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day five of our year in review, HCF Vice President Rhonda Holman discusses why the Foundation has […]


The Journey Continues

On Wednesday, December 12th I notified the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City Board of Directors of my intention to retire as President/CEO. This was a hard and emotional decision, but it is the right time for my family. As I look back at my eight years at HCF, I am so honored to […]


If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again!

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day four of our year in review, HCF Program Officer Brenda Calvin asks: why should we care […]


2012 CEP survey highlights perception of HCF in community

It’s been a busy year for HCF and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our HCF associates take a look back at significant events and projects that helped make 2012 a productive year. On day three of our year in review, HCF Program and Evaluation Officer Jane Mosley shares how the […]



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