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Leading
Community
Change


so everyone in Howard County
can live a longer, better life

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A Healthier Howard County

The Horizon Foundation is Howard County’s community health foundation. We are committed to improving health through innovative initiatives, collaborative partnerships, strategic grantmaking and thoughtful advocacy. Our work is driven by community needs and is shaped around strategic solutions that promise a significant lasting impact on physical and mental health in Howard County.

As the largest independent health philanthropy in Maryland, we are driven to help everyone in our community – especially those facing the greatest challenges. Learn more about us.

53

Million invested in community health

300

Programs Funded

20

Percent drop in soda sales

41

Elementary schools with fresh new lunch menus

15

Ambassador organizations for advance care planning

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Announcing the Emotional Support Human Etiquette Campaign

The Horizon Foundation has launched a new public outreach campaign designed to help people effectively support those in their lives who may be struggling with mental health challenges. The “Emotional Support Human Etiquette” campaign, modeled after the concept of emotional support animals, uses humor to make the idea of starting a conversation about mental health seem less intimidating and more approachable.

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