The work of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters, which began in Buckhannon in 1921 with the formation of St. Joseph’s Hospital, continues through the work of the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon, West Virginia. The Sisters, through their sponsorship of the Foundation, will continue their legacy of care and outreach to the community they have served for so long and with such dedication for many years to come.
Established in 2015, the vision of the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon states that communities in Buckhannon, West Virginia and surrounding areas will maintain healthy lives – physically, emotionally, and spiritually. It is the mission of the Foundation to support initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles and transformative change in the community. The Foundation has established three major areas of focus and are listed under Core Priorities. Broader areas of focus for the Foundation are listed under Healthy Communities.
The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon partners with nonprofit organizations that have the potential to inspire healthier choices for the communities of Barbour, Lewis, Randolph, Upshur, and Webster counties.
2023 HEALTHY COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE
The Healthy Communities Initiative supports general, health-related programming, spiritual and pastoral care initiatives, and organizational capacity building projects. For details regarding eligiblity and application guidelines, visit our Criteria page.