5/26/2023 Robert Brandt held the winning number – 791 – for Home Nursing Agency Foundation’s Mercedes Moment fundraiser held on May 25.  

5/22/2023 Tickets for the 2023 Mercedes Moment drawing on May 25, 2023 have SOLD OUT. Thank you to every one who purchased a ticket for a chance to win Mercedes GLA 250 or $30,000.


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Thank You to Our Generous 2023 Sponsors!

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E-Class Sedan Sponsor


C-Class Sedan Sponsor


C-Class Sedan Sponsors

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona

Sheetz, Inc.


Stuckey Automotive

CLA Coupe Sponsors

Altoona Curve

CleanService & Supply, Inc.

Quality Services

Ravine Uniform Store

Reilly, Creppage & Co., Inc.

Spring Cove Container

The Lakemont Partnership

The official registration and financial information of Home Nursing Agency may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. If you would like to be removed from our mailing list please contact the Home Nursing Agency at 1-855-448-3462.The Home Nursing Agency Foundation is a community benefit, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide financial support to create, improve, or enhance programs and services that ultimately results in a benefit to the individual, family and community served by the Agency. Since 2005, the Foundation has awarded more than $2 million to Agency programs and services—dollars staying close to home within the cities, towns and boroughs served by Agency caregivers.
The Foundation welcomes all private and public donations, which are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For more information about the Foundation and grants awarded, please contact Kim Helsel at 814-947-7024.

4/14/2023 Join us for an evening of prizes and music to benefit grieving children and their families! The Decades Club will be held at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona on Saturday, September 30.

4/12/2023 April is Volunteer Recognition Month! We are grateful for the commitment of those who volunteer with the Healing Patch Children's Grief Program and Family Hospice.

3/21/2023 After losing her son Nicholas unexpectedly last March, Dena (Foreman) Karabinos wanted to honor his life and make a difference. The first annual Nicholas Foreman Memorial Benefit Pool Tournament on Feb. 11 at the Shovel Head Tavern in Cresson raised nearly $9,500 to benefit the Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program.

2/9/2023 As the number of families impacted by overdose death continues to grow, the Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program is hosting a free in-person training on how to support these grieving children and families on Tues., March 21 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the UPMC Home Healthcare office, 20 Sheraton Dr., Altoona. The training will include the National Alliance for Children’s Grief live webcast on “Supporting Children and Families Following an Overdose Death” with a Q&A to follow.

1/18/2023 Those dealing with the death of a loved one can find comfort and healing through connecting with others and sharing emotions and memories. The same is true for children who are mourning, and the Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program provides a safe environment for grieving children and their families to relate through creative activities. 

11/15/2022 The first annual Flashlight Egg Hunt will be held on Friday, March 31, 2023 at the Altoona Curve - Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona, PA. 

11/10/2022 The Healing Patch Children’s Grief Program announced a $20,000 Grief Reach Grant from the New York Life Foundation, administered by the National Alliance for Children’s Grief, to ensure that school communities have information and dedicated bereavement resources to meet the needs of grieving children and their families. The Healing Patch provides in-school peer support groups for students who are not able to attend sessions at the centers in Altoona and Ebensburg. Additionally, the Healing Patch provides student and staff education to school districts in Bedford, Blair and Cambria counties.