LANCASTER – As part of a continuing effort to improve health locally, Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley recently awarded more than $139,000 to 12 community organizations.
“This year, we are proud to award twelve local organizations grants for services and programs that will help improve the health of the Antelope Valley,” stated Linda Lawson, RN, MSN, Chief Administrative Officer, Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley.
The following local nonprofit organizations were awarded grants to support their commitment to community health:
- Antelope Valley College Foundation
- Antelope Valley Community Clinic
- Antelope Valley Family YMCA
- Bartz-Altadonna Community Health Center
- Boys & Girls Club of Antelope Valley
- The Catalyst Foundation
- The Children’s Center of Antelope Valley
- The City of Lancaster
- Mental Health America of Los Angeles
- Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles
- Tarzana Treatment Center, Inc.
- Valley Oasis
“We are proud to partner with these organizations to improve the health of our community,” stated Kaiser Permanente Chief Operating Officer Murtaza Sanwari. “Kaiser Permanente is focused on providing high-quality affordable care to the community that we serve, and these organizations help address the most critical health and social needs of the Antelope Valley.”
Kaiser Permanente’s local grants program totaled $139,000, and additional grants were awarded from Kaiser’s regional offices. Antelope Valley Partners for Health received a $200,000 Healthy Eating Active Living Grant (HEAL) extension, and Bartz-Altadonna Community Health Center in Lancaster received a $250,000 grant to expand their clinic operations.
For more information on Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley, visit kp.org/antelopevalley.
[Information via news release from Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley.]