Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative

A presentation on a Bridges Out of Poverty initiative in Bedford will be the keynote of the Bedford Community Health Foundation’s annual meeting on Monday, May 18, at the Bedford campus of Central Virginia Community College.  Bridges Out of Poverty is a landmark program based on the 11 resources needed by all individuals to succeed and a program to enable persons to get out of poverty.  The meeting, which will begin with light refreshments at 9:00 AM, is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP by May 1 to info@healthybedford.org or call 540-586-5292.

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Discover financial support opportunities for certifications, undergraduate and graduate degrees. Applicants must be residents of the Town or County of Bedford. Help sustain the program with your donations.

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The Foundation has provided support to a variety of health-related programs and continues to offer grant applications to non-profit organizations that impact health in Bedford.

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Bridges Out of Poverty

A presentation on a Bridges Out of Poverty initiative in Bedford will be the keynote of the Bedford Community Health Foundation’s annual meeting on Monday, May 18, at the Bedford campus of Central Virginia Community College.  Bridges Out of Poverty is a landmark program based on the 11 resources needed by all individuals to succeed and a program to enable persons to get out of poverty.  The meeting, which will begin with light refreshments at 9:00 AM, is free and open to the public.  Please RSVP by May 1 to info@healthybedford.org or call 540-586-5292.

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These scholarships are designed to assist full-time nursing students, nurses who are employed and seek additional education, full-time allied health students and graduate students, high school students studying at the Bedford Science and Technology Center Scholarship Awards Applications will be reviewed by a Scholarship Committee and the recipient will be notified by mail. The scholarship check will be sent to the school where the recipient is enrolled.
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For a Healthier Bedford

For over twenty five years the Bedford Community Health Foundation has worked to improve the health of our community. Mammography screening for the poor, school nurses in every public school, therapy for the mentally and physically challenged, care for our elderly, emergency medical services, equipment for our local hospital – these are just a few of the challenges the Foundation has addressed. Careful and responsible financial management and planning allow for funding that affects every resident of Bedford and ensures a sound future for health-care in Bedford.

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We meet those needs through the support of our members and community residents like you. We are your health-care advocate and our vision is to make Bedford the healthiest community in Virginia. If you are not a member of the Foundation, please consider becoming a member. Want to know more? Click here.