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“The health of our communities is a shared responsibility.”

–Tucker Slingerland, M.D., CEO of Hudson Headwaters

A Foundation of Good Health

As a nonprofit organization, Hudson Headwaters relies on generous friends like you to help expand access to care, enhance our patients’ experience and enable innovative health care solutions. Through fundraising, friend-raising, and grant-making, the Hudson Headwaters Health Foundation helps to further Hudson Headwaters’ vital mission: “To provide the best health care, and access to that care, for everyone in our communities.”

Invest in Hudson Headwaters’ Vital Mission

Your contribution to Hudson Headwaters is an investment in the well-being and vitality of our region. Hudson Headwaters’ advanced primary care model means you, your neighbors, family and friends receive the care they need, when they need it and close to home.  In many of the towns and villages that we serve, ours is the only medical facility.

To make your impact now, visit our secure online giving portal or mail your contribution to Hudson Headwaters Health Foundation, 9 Carey Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804.

Join Us

For the most up to date information on these Foundation initiatives please contact us at 518-761-0300 ext. 31112 or

Annual Fund
A gift to our general fund allows Hudson Headwaters to direct your support where it’s needed most including the Innovation Grant Program. Make your impact now by visiting our secure online giving portal.

Special Project Support
The Foundation’s yearly fundraising priorities are determined by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees with guidance from the Hudson Headwaters’ leadership team and strategic plan. The Foundation is currently raising funds to underwrite the new 3D mammogram machine at the Warrensburg Health Center—learn more.

Restricted Fund
Donor-directed gifts that are designated for a specific program, service line or health center location. Contact the Foundation for details or make your gift online now and denote the purpose in the comment field.

Hudson Headwaters’ 5K Race and Walk
Formerly known as “Care for Kids”, This is the Adirondack’s most family-friendly 5k and features award categories starting at just 7 years old. Event proceeds benefit Hudson Headwaters’ vital mission to provide accessible, high-quality health care for everyone in our communities. Stay tuned for the 2020 date!

Community Champions Celebration
This popular annual dinner honors individuals and organizations that help to make our region a healthy and sustainable place to live, work and play. Click here for 2019 details!

John Rugge Legacy Society
Named in honor of Hudson Headwaters’ visionary founder, the Society is comprised of members who help to ensure the future of high-quality health care throughout our region by including Hudson Headwaters in their will or estate plans —learn more.

Innovation Grant Program
Innovation Grants provide funding for unique and special projects that improve patient care. Hudson Headwaters’ employees may view the application guidelines and form on the HWEB.

Our Board Members

Hudson Headwaters Health Foundation Board of Directors


James Himoff
Cheryl S. Tucker, Ph.D.
Vice President
Jo-Ann Rapaport
Thomas Kershner, Ph.D.

Jessica Rubin, CFRE
Associate Vice President of Philanthropy

Board Members

Fred Alexy

Anne Napier Caffery

Frank Doberman, Ph.D.

Elisabeth Mahoney

James Morrissey, M.D.

William O’Dwyer, M.D.

Lisa Powers

John Rugge, M.D.

Michael Schultz

Andrew Singer

D. Tucker Slingerland, M.D.  (Ex Officio)

H. Craig Treiber