announced Monday their annual Community Benefit Grant recipients yesterday, which included 22 Redwood City serving organizations and many other south- and mid-San Mateo county groups.
The following organizations received grants, ranging from $5,000 to $35,000:
- Adolescent Counseling Services
- Catholic Charities – San Carlos Adult Day Services
- Collective Roots, East Palo Alto
- Dreamer Hall of Fame
- El Concillo of San Mateo County
- Family Connections
- Friends of the Veterans’ Memorial Center
- International Institute of the Bay Area
- Lewis & Joan Platt YMCA, East Palo Alto
- Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center
- Peninsula Family Service Agency
- Peninsula Volunteers
- Ravenswood Family Health Center Pharmaceutical Practices – Access, Aging
- San Mateo County Health Foundation
- San Mateo Police Activities League
- Sequoia YMCA
- San Mateo County Sheriff’s Activities League
- St. Francis Center of Redwood City
- Teen Talk Sexuality Education
For a complete list of all the nonprofits that received a total of $610,000, see the press release to the right.
“This funding will help provide a positive impact on our communities’ health,” said Kaiser Senior Vice President and Area Manager Frank Beirne. “Partnering with community based organizations is one way we help transform neighborhoods and communities into healthier places to live, work, and play."
Grant applicants were required to address one of five health priorities: childhood obestiy, access to care, at-risk youth behavior, health of our aging population, and violence.
Kaiser's Community Benefit Advisory Board evaluated over 100 applications before awarding $610,000 in grants.
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