Offering grants to organizations that improve the health, safety and well-being of Canton residents, for over 25 years.

Three Canton High School graduating seniors will receive Dr. Diters Scholarships

June 1, 2024

Three Canton High School graduating seniors will receive Dr. Diters Legacy Scholarships to pursue careers as a Physician’s Assistant in Pediatrics, a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse, and a Veterinarian.

Congratulations to 2024 Dr. Diters Scholars, Alena Scott, Samantha Yanke and Abigail Underkoffler.

“We look forward to sharing the stories of all CCHF’s Community Partners and Scholars, and to celebrating how their commitment positively impacts the Health, Safety and Well-Being of our entire community. Please join us in that celebration by following CCHF on our social media.”
– Sylvia Cancela, Board Chair

Canton Community Health Fund, Inc. is a private foundation that accepts gifts and bequests for the benefit of all Canton residents. Our 100-year Legacy organization, the Canton Visiting Nurse Association, both inspires and guides our Mission. Our all-volunteer Board manages the investment of the Fund, distribution of grants as well as the Dr. Diters and Pay It Forward Scholarships.

We invite you to support CCHF’s Mission through gifts of your time and/or donations which help us support the entire Canton community. Contributions can be made to CCHF via mail at P.O. Box 75, Collinsville, CT 06022 or through PayPal or Venmo at our website Follow us at @CantonCommunityHealthFund. We thank you!

Last modified: June 6, 2024