Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Awards $15,000 in Grants to Six CT Non-Profits for Health and Wellness Initiatives

Thursday, November 7, 2019

WELLESLEY, MA -- The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently awarded $15,000 in grants to six Connecticut non-profits to support health and wellness initiatives.  The grants are as follows:

  • Access Agency, Willimantic, $1,000: staff training
  • Girl Scouts of CT, Hartford, $2,500:to support the Race for GS Gold team, staff well-being programs, and scholarships for girls to participate
  • Manchester Early Learning, $1,500:staff initiatives
  • Midstate ARC, Meriden, $2,500:to purchase new skills training software for its staff to provide better client support
  • Town of Plymouth, $2,500:staff initiatives
  • Waterford Country School, $5,000: to support the Children’s Education Camp program, including the expansion of the animal farm and the vegetable garden.

About Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation
Created in 1980, The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation supports Harvard Pilgrim's mission to improve the quality and value of health care for the people and communities we serve. The Harvard Pilgrim Foundation provides the tools, training and leadership to help build healthy communities throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. In 2018, the Harvard Pilgrim Foundation awarded more than $1.25 million in grants to 855 nonprofit organizations in the region.  Since its inception in 1980, the Foundation has awarded $150 million in funds and resources throughout the four states. 

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Contact:

Kim Winn
Harvard Pilgrim Foundation
603-315-4426
Kimberly_winn@harvardpilgrim.org

Website: www.harvardpilgrim.org/foundation

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