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Eleven Florida Nonprofit Organizations to Receive Grants Totaling Nearly $1 Million From The Blue Foundation
Date:1/25/2008

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida, the philanthropic affiliate of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF), has approved $951,486 in grants to be awarded this winter to 11 nonprofit Florida organizations successfully addressing health care needs in their communities.

"The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida is dedicated to improving access to quality health-related services for Floridians who are uninsured or underserved," said Susan Towler, executive director of The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida. "These 11 organizations offer innovative and effective solutions designed to address critical health issues in their local communities."
Recipients, grant totals and program areas funded are:

-- Helping Hands Clinic -- $99,000 -- additional clinic site, part-time

administrator and expanded services to women in Gainesville.

-- The Way Free Medical Clinic -- $75,000 -- additional services for the

women's wellness program in Green Cove Springs.

-- Florida Institute for Community Studies, Inc. -- $100,000 -- services

to rural, senior Latino diabetic patients in Tampa.

-- Grove House Supportive Services -- $64,000 -- part-time mental health

coordinator in Jacksonville.

-- The H.O.P.E Project Corporation -- $75,000 -- expanded program

capacity for mobile mammography unit in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

-- Kristi House -- $93,835 -- satellite office for services for child

victims of sexual abuse in Miami-Dade County.

-- The Center for Drug-Free Living, Inc. -- $100,000 -- consortium for

hepatitis prevention and treatment services in Central Florida.

-- The Health Council of East Central Florida -- $50,000 -- to facilitate

treatment and establish a medical home for low-income Seminole County

residents.

-- Neighborhood Health Services -- $100,000 -- part-time ARNP, medical

supplies, training materials and prescriptions for mental health

program in Tallahassee.

-- Children's Volunteer Health Network -- $95,651 -- mobile dental unit

and outreach in Walton County.

-- DLC Nurse and Learn, Inc. -- $99,000 -- therapy to children with severe

disabilities and medically complex conditions in Jacksonville.

The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida awards grants during two grant cycles per year. With the completion of the 2007 winter grant cycle, The Blue Foundation will have awarded 144 grants totaling more than $8.3 million since its founding in 2001.

The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida is a separate, philanthropic affiliate of BCBSF incorporated in the state of Florida. The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida, and its parent, BCBSF, are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information on The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida, please visit its Web site at http://www.bluefoundationfl.com.


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