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Thursday • Posted by Fidelis Care • in In The Community, Social Determinants of Health
In observance of National Nutrition Month, Fidelis Care presented a $5,000 grant to support Brady Market’s programs to combat food insecurity in the Syracuse region. The grant is part of $315,000 in donations by Fidelis Care to nonprofit organizations on the front lines of fighting hunger across New York State. Food insecurity impacts about one in 10 New York households.
3/13/2024 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in In The Community, Social Determinants of Health, Women's Health
Fidelis Care Chief Medical Officer Dr. Vincent Marchello presented a $20,000 maternal health grant to Life of Hope in Brooklyn. The funding is one of nine grants awarded to community-based not-for-profit organizations that support maternal health and wellness across New York State. The grants, totaling $158,000, will assist these organizations that play a vital role in ensuring safe pregnancies and healthy babies – particularly for underserved, lower-income women and their families.
2/14/2024 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in In The Community, Social Determinants of Health
Fidelis Care presented a $50,000 grant to support Cornell Cooperative Extension Wayne County’s programs to combat regional food insecurity. The grant is part of $315,000 in donations by Fidelis Care to nonprofit organizations on the front lines of fighting hunger across New York State. Food insecurity impacts about one in 10 New York households.
1/10/2024 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in Social Determinants of Health
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY [January10, 2024] – Fidelis Care, a statewide health plan with more than 2.5 million members in New York State and a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced the distribution of $315,000 in grant funding to 20 organizations dedicated to combating food insecurity and alleviating hunger across the state. Food insecurity impacts about one in ten households in New York.
11/30/2023 • Posted by Fidelis Care • in In The Community, Social Determinants of Health
In its second year, the Fidelis Care ‘Veggies to Go’ program distributed 1,770 bags of healthy food to individuals and families in need. That adds up to 35,400 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables given out in 2023, a 68 percent increase over the inaugural year of the program. Veggies to Go addresses nutrition and food insecurity in urban and rural communities across New York State.
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