Hearts and Lives Awarded Grant from Kaiser Foundation

Hearts and LivesCongratulations to Hearts and Lives for the $15,000 grant they recently received from Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in Fontana.

Jennifer-Resch-Silvestri, senior director of Public Affairs and Brand Communications, reported that Kaiser Foundations Hospital in Fontana has informed Hearts and Lives they will receive a contributions for the agency’s  “Saluting Good Health Program.”

Dave Stuart, executive director of Hearts and Lives, which is headquartered in Crestline, said the money will be used to respond to emerging needs by way of direct assistance and/or connection allowing their programs and services to help many people in need. This intent is in line with Kaiser Permanent’s social mission to improve the health of the communities they serve and provide free or low-cost programs and services to the underserved residents throughout the Rim Mountain communities.

“Improving the health of the communities we serve has always been a central part of our mission,” said David Quam, M.D., area medical director and chief of staff. “By investing significant resources into critical programs such as this one, we are helping more people live well and thrive.”

The objectives of this funding will be carried out through case management work on life skills progression and basic need and emergency assistance for shelter and food.

Hearts and Lives serves the at-risk populations of the Rim mountain communities. Clients fall either within the federal poverty level income guidelines or those slightly above.

Clients should call (909) 338-3222 to set up an appointment to determine their eligibility. For more information regarding this and other community programs visit http://www.heartsandlives.org. Information is also available at their Crestline location at 24028 Lake Drive, Suite A.

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