2016 Memorial Health Fund Grants
The Memorial Health Fund grant program seeks to transform the way our community addresses compelling health issues. Below is a list of the grants that were awarded in the past year.
- $250,000 to Family First Health for Pathways to Health, to connect pregnant at-risk women to healthcare and social services and lower the incidence of low birthweight babies
- $28,000 to the City of York Bureau of Health to build data management capacity to improve community health
- $37,445 to Equiteam Support Services to purchase and train on the NeuroOptimal V.2.0 Machine to provide veterans and families skills to heal the wound caused by war
- $50,000 to Family First Health to assess community health status and engage stakeholders in development of a primary care delivery model to improve the health of Delta residents
- $24,640 to Just 4 Today Sober Living to provide transportation to enable recovery of clients who are unable to walk to meet their basic needs due to rural housing
- $12,000 to Katallasso to enhance its programming by hiring a part time social worker
- $52,616 to Leg Up Farm to increase capacity by completing unfinished therapy spaces, purchasing innovative equipment, and performing facility enhancements to better serve children with special needs
- $37,074 to Northern York Regional Police Department to provide a hand-on campaign addressing the misuse and abuse of alcohol, drugs and distracted driving
- $17,847 to YWCA of York for Protect Love, a multi-level dating violence prevention program that integrates three evidence-based strategies and a parent engagement component, to most effectively eliminate dating violence.