St. Joseph Health Foundation Announcement
St. Joseph Health Community Health Foundation announces grants of more than $500,000 to local and non-profit organizations to low-income families.
The grant money is distributed in different sections to empower vulnerable and low-income families.
As per the resources, nearly $463,000 will be distributed to four different areas which include Parental and Infant care, Immigrants and Refugees, Healthcare and Wellness and Nutrition, and Insecurity.
They aim to improve the way of life by providing financial and healthcare support to those who can’t afford such services.
The rest amount will go to the 12 agencies and organizations providing Covid 19 Vaccinations for such families.
The Board of Directors of St. Joseph Community Health Foundation has arranged a meeting and approved the latest grant for non-profit organizations and healthcare agencies this week.
Previously announced grants by St. Joseph Community Health Foundation were ended recently. And this week, the Board of Directors has approved the latest grants. The latest grant is for Spring 2021.
Here, we have presented the full list of agencies that will receive the cut from the allotted grants by the St. Joseph Health Foundation.
Spring 2021 Grants by St. Joseph Health Foundation
Amani Family Services:
$50,000 from the grant is allotted to Amani Family Services for programing in the Justice Center. The money will be spent on assisting immigrants and refugees victims of crime facing justice issues.
Catholic Charities receive $80,000 or support from the Hispanic Health Advocacy Program. This grant lasts for two years.
Community Transportation Network:
The Community Transport Network receives $70,000 for Medical Transportation Services. The network provides doorstep transportation services to adultery and disabled people. This grant also lasts for two years.
GiveHear receives $15,000 as a grant to provide healthcare services to low-income families.
Headwaters Counselling receives $50,000 for providing mental healthcare services to low-income and vulnerable families.
Hope Alive. Inc.:
Hope Alive.Inc. receives $15,000 for mental health counseling services to homeless families and low-income families.
Journey Birth and Wellness:
This 19-months grant provides community doula services. The journey Birth and Wellness receives grant money of $15,000.
Lutheran Agency for Ministry to Burmese:
This agency has received $12,000 for health education and medical advocacy for Burmese individuals.
Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic:
This agency provides legal services to immigrants and refugees. Through the latest grant, they have received $17,500 from St. Joseph Health Foundation.
Northeast Indiana Positive Resource Connection, Inc.:
This agency provides free testing for HIV and Hepatitis C. The same agency provides full access to care and case management to those suffering from HIV or AIDS. They have received $25,000 from the latest grant approved by St. Joseph Health Foundation.
SCAN, Inc. has received $20,000 to help families stuffing from trauma. $20,000 received from the allotted grant which lasts for the next two years.
Society of St. Vincent DePaul:
This agency takes care of the quality of food. They have received $15,000 for food pantry programs. The agency has multiple locations.
The Rescue Mission:
The Rescue Mission receives $5,000 for providing food and shelter to needy people.
Wellspring Interfaith Social Services:
Wellspring is associated with the mobile food program. It’s a mobile food pantry that receives $10,000 for WellSpring Food Bank and WellSpring on Wheels.
Youth for Christ:
They teach leadership qualities to poor families of urban areas. $10,000 is allotted for the City Life Program who encourages children from poor families to come forward and learn how to become a leader.
Besides this, they have approved special grants for agencies and organizations providing Covid-19 Vaccination in Partnership with Foellinger Foundation.
- Amani Family Services: $10,000
- Center for Nonviolence: $2,500
- Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority: $4,090
- Clinica Madre de Dios: $350
- Community Harvest Food Bank: $3,492
- Community Transportation Network: $5,000
- El Mexicano Newspaper: $5,700
- Greater Fort Wayne Hispanic Chamber: $2,000
- HealthVisions Midwest of Fort Wayne: $5,000
- Language Services Network / Brightpoint: $2,500
- Neighborhood Health Clinics: $5,000
- Tabernacle Baptist Church: $620
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