Health Partners Foundation
To help meet the needs of our communities we sponsor and support local organizations that are making a positive difference in the neighborhoods where our members live.
Several Foundation programs increase the odds of success for local students.
The Foundation is funded by Health Partners Plans employees with the help of the generous support of business and individual donors.
Here’s how we inspire positive change in our community:
Making a Difference Awards
Each October, HPF honors local outstanding individuals and organizations that are working hard to make a difference in their communities. The 2015 event featured honorees from Berachah Church Food Pantry, Talitha Cumi Haven, Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory, Southeast By Southeast and Khalil Sinclair, a senior at Norristown Area High School. View photos of past MAD awardees
Make Dreams Reality scholarships
High achieving students with a financial need from our partner schools are eligible for our Make Dreams Reality scholarship to help pay for books and other educational expenses. See whose dreams we made real
Be There! Perfect Attendance
Daily attendance at school is an important step toward academic and life success. Our Be There! program awards certificates and other honors to high school students who maintain perfect attendance for at least one grading period in our partner schools. View photos of Perfect Attendance awardees
Inspiring science careers among urban youth, our Healthy Advances award recognizes a student in grades 4-6 for the best health-related science project at the George Washington Carver Science Fair. Monetary awards go to the winning student and his or her school. View photo of Healthy Advances awardee
Health Tech Award
Encouraging students to explore connections between health and technology, the Health Tech award recognizes a student in grades 7-12 for the best project at the George Washington Carver Science Fair that shows how technology can help address health issues. The winner receives $200 and an HPF certificate. View photo of Health Tech awardee
Thanksgiving food baskets
We want holidays to be special. That’s why HPF helps those who might otherwise not have a Thanksgiving meal by supporting food baskets donated by Health Partners Plans employees and generous vendors. We also provide small donations to organizations that provide food to others during this season.
To spread holiday cheer, HPF gives gifts to children. The Foundation also offers financial support to other organizations providing holiday gifts.
Summer heat emergency relief
HPF provides fans to shut-ins, children with special needs and others who require relief from the summer heat.See how we help local residents keep cool
Supporting Committed Organizations
The Foundation provides small donations to organizations and programs who reach underserved communities in our targeted service areas. Organizations that have benefited from our support include: The African-American Children's Book Fair, Teen Shop, Evoluer House, Rubye's Kids, Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), Philadelphia Academies and many more.
For more details on the Foundation view the HPF brochure