Blog Posts By: Shannon Morris

Health Forward anniversary twins Bradford Hart, Shannon Morris celebrate 5 years

December 9, 2020

Editor’s note: Senior program officers Bradford Hart and Shannon Morris celebrated their five-year anniversaries with Health Forward on the same day in late November. To commemorate their anniversary, they discussed their time at Health Forward. Their conversation has been lightly edited for clarity and length. Bradford Hart: Can you believe it has already been five […]

KCATA proposes pilot program to address transportation barriers

July 18, 2019

In 2018, Health Forward Foundation was approached by Kansas City Area Transit Authority (KCATA) to assist in convening health and social service nonprofit organizations to discuss transportation.  As a result, KCATA hosted two roundtable discussions at Health Forward’s office. In attendance were representatives from KCATA, as well as several past and present Health Forward Foundation […]

Scaling up school-based health services

November 15, 2017

All of us at Health Forward recognize that children who are well are more likely to succeed in school and life. That’s why we are proud to have provided nearly $7 million in grants for school-based health services, particularly mental health services (see here, here and here for examples). Read how school-based therapy is helping […]

Jackson County voters renew hope for children

December 13, 2016

As 2016 winds down, we begin our annual blog series where Health Forward associates review highlights from our work this past year. In our seventh post, Donna Bushur and Shannon Morris review the benefits of a children’s fund that Jackson County voters approved. Join us as we look back on 2016.  Last year, in Jackson County, […]

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