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July 17, 2024
July 2024 Newsletter HAPpenings

July 11, 2024

Dialysis Patient Citizens Announces First-in-the-Nation Kidney Disease Training Curriculum for Community Health Workers

July 1, 2024

WMBD Peoria Senior workforce program in Peoria gives opportunities to those in the community

June 20, 2024

June 2024 Newsletter HAPpenings

WVON Interviews Kandis Draw on her work in the end-of-life care as a Community Health Worker on the Southside of Chicago

June 17, 2024

Health & Medicine Policy Research Group Announces the 2024 Health & Medicine Award Winners

June 7, 2024

Springfield State Journal - Register: New workforce program launching for seniors in the Springfield area

June 3, 2024

AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Program launches in Sangamon County

The Center Square: Program trains seniors to be community health workers

WICS 20 Springfield: AmeriCorps Seniors to launch workforce program in Sangamon County on June 3

WAND TV 17 Decatur: Sangamon County seniors could volunteer as community health workers

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WTAX Radio Springfield: AmeriCorps opportunity for seniors

Brushwood Media Network: Program trains seniors to be community health workers

Advantage News: Program trains seniors to be community health workers

May 15, 2024
May 2024 Newsletter HAPpenings

April 17, 2024
April 2024 Newsletter HAPpenings

April 11, 2024
Hospice News: The HAP Foundation, NORC: Structural Racism Impedes Access to Hospice, Palliative Care

April 9, 2024
The HAP Foundation Conducts Research Study on Black Americans’ Experience with Serious Illness Care in Chicago: Research collaborators include NORC at the University of Chicago and Arreola Research 

April 5, 2024
Hospice News: The HAP Foundation, CLHPN Partner to Address Unmet Pediatric Hospice Needs

March 25, 2024
The HAP Foundation announces partnership with Child Life Hospice and Palliative Network

March 20, 2024
March 2024 Newsletter HAPpenings 

February 22, 2024
February 2024 Newsletter HAPpenings

January 31, 2024
AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Program launches in Peoria County

WMBD The HAP Foundation Launches New AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Program

WMBD-TV Senior Workforce Program comes to Peoria

WEEK-TV AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Program launches in Peoria County

January 17, 2024
Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice Partners with The HAP Foundation
to Increase Value for Members in 2024
 

January 17, 2024
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP January 2024

January 11, 2024
The HAP Foundation welcomes Three New Board of Trustees

December 20, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP December 2023

November 15, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP November 2023

October 27, 2023
The HAP Foundation Hosts Inagural Serious Illness Symposium

October 24, 2023

The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP October 2023 

October 23, 2023
Hospice News: The Benefits of Palliative, Home-Based Primary Care Integration

October 2023
Inaugural Symposium of Serious Illness Care draws providers across the state for education and community

September 20, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP September 2023

September 19, 2023
The HAP Foundation announces Three-Part Learning Series on Grief after Traumatic Loss

September 8, 2023
Chicago Tribune: Young workers finding their place in end-of-life care: ‘I realized death can be positive.’

August 2, 2023
AmeriCorps grant to benefit Macon County senior citizens

August 16, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP August 2023

July 19, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP July 2023

July 13, 2023
PCORI Awards $6 Million to Study Strategies to Support Parents After a Child’s Unexpected or Traumatic Death

July 11, 2023
The HAP Foundation Awarded $332,000 to Support Senior Volunteer Service through Community Education 

June 23, 2023
The Hap Foundation, Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Reach New Management Agreement

June 21, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP June 2023

June 20, 2023
The HAP Foundation and Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Sign Three-Year Agreement for Operational Support, Advocacy Partnership

June 15, 2023
Cocktails and Conversation in Barrington Helps Spread the Word About The HAP Foundation

May 17, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP May 2023

May 9, 2023
Kimberly Duchossois donates $500,000 to The HAP Foundation

May 1, 2023
Maureen Burns with The Hap Foundation receives Notable Leaders in Healthcare Award

April 19, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP April 2023

March 22, 2023
The HAP Foundation welcomes Jill Kottmeier, MS, BSN, RN, CPLC as Board of Trustee

March 22, 2023
The HAP Foundation welcomes Betsy Foley as Board of Trustee

March 22, 2023
The HAP Foundation welcomes Larry Feldman as Board of Trustee

March 22, 2023
The HAP Foundation welcomes Dr. Elisha D. Waldman, MD as Board of Trustee

March 22, 2023
The HAP Foundation welcomes Five New Board of Trustees

March 15, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP March 2023

February 16, 2023
The HAP Foundation features Documentary on Colorism by Black Filmmaker for Black History Month

February 15, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP February 2023

January 18, 2023
The HAP Foundation Newsletter HAPpenings at HAP January 2023

December 9, 2022
Statement on New Yorker article, How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle, 11/28/22

December 1, 2022
The HAP Foundation Boosts Support for Seriously Ill Children and Grieving Families in Illinois

November 29, 2022
NBC 5 Chicago: Local Organizations Participate in Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2022
Beverly Review: Foundation leader praises HAP efforts

November 3, 2022
The HAP Foundation’s hosts inaugural HAP Heritage Event to honor the history of hospice and embrace the future of serious illness care: Mary Runge, Former President of Horizon Hospice, inducted as Lifetime Trustee 2022

September 27, 2022
Daily Herald: Butterfly Run Walk + Flutter run walk brings families together to honor kids who have died

September 20, 2022
Arlington Heights Patch: Annual Run To Support Grieving Families Planned For Elk Grove Village

September 20, 2022
Hospice News: HAP Foundation Launches to Research and Advance Hospice, Palliative Care

September 20, 2022
The HAP Foundation launches to support hospice and palliative care

September 18, 2022
The Plainfield Enterprise/Bugle Newspaper: Seventh Annual Butterfly Run Walk & Flutter to Support Grieving Families Following Child Loss

September 6, 2022
Seventh Annual Butterfly Run Walk & Flutter to Support Grieving Families Following Child Loss

August 1, 2022
New Focus Group Work Examines Perceptions Surrounding End of Life Care in Black Communities in Chicago

 

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The HAP Promise

Our promise to you: deliver best in class patient-centered hospice and palliative care education and research. We truly believe in the transformative power of education. All those with serious illness deserve to live their best life to the fullest on their terms. We are here to make sure all have access to resources and we are committed to breaking down barriers in end-of-life care.

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Our Mission

To advance access to serious illness care through education, research, advocacy, and workforce development, while honoring our legacy organizations.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We embrace diversity and are committed to proactively promote health equity and social determinants of health in post-acute care.