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Health Foundations OK Grants Totaling $355,000

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation and the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation have approved grants totaling $355,850 to 14 area health initiatives.

During what’s termed the first grant cycle of the year, the Western Reserve Health Foundation awarded $278,500 and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation $77,350.

The largest grant, $100,000, was given to The Walnut Grove-Field of Opportunity by the Western Reserve Health Foundation. The grant will support the construction of a playground in Mahoning County that will be accessible to children of all abilities.

Access Health Mahoning Valley Inc. received a grant of $22,500 from Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation to coordinate health care services for uninsured adults in Trumbull County. The organization also works with clients to gain long-term health insurance solutions.

The following were additional grants made by Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation:

  • $15,000 to Antonine Sisters Adult Day Care to provide transportation to and from adult day care.
  • $30,000 to Children’s Rehabilitation Center to supplement insurance for children requiring more intense intervention and therapy.
  • $6,250 to Girard Multi-Generational Center for a fitness and nutrition program for seniors.
  • $3,600 to Easter Seals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties for one child from Trumbull County to participate in their Summer Intensive Suitability program.

These grants were made by Western Reserve Health Foundation:

  • $61,000 over two years to Alta Care Group for care coordination services.
  • $15,000 to Children’s Hunger Alliance for the Afterschool Meals Program in Youngstown.
  • $2,500 to Down Syndrome Association of the Valley for Buddy Up Tennis of the Mahoning Valley.
  • $22,500 to Economic Action Group for wayfinding signage in Youngstown.
  • $25,000 to Flying HIGH Inc. to support a nutritionally based recovery program.
  • $10,000 to Easter Seals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties for two children from Mahoning County to participate in the Summer Intensive Suitability program.
  • $40,000 to the Jewish Community Center for a community infant/toddler playground.
  • $2,500 to Silver Lining Cancer Fund to help provide monetary support to cancer patients going through treatment.

The Western Reserve Health Foundation and Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation are affiliate funds of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.