KernHealth Now! Grantees

2012

  • CSUB Foundation - $3,955: To support the Creating Healthy Smiles for Kern Kids program
  • Salvation Army Golden State Division - $12,470: Continued support for the Direct Health Related Support Services program in the Eastern Kern/Mojave area
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County - $10,000: Continued support for the Triple Play, Healthy Habits program at the Lamont Club
  • Friends of Mercy Foundation - $15,000: Continued support for the Empowerment Seminars which address chronic disease and diabetes self-management
  • American Lung Association of California - $15,000: To support the Lamont Asthma Care Project
  • Community Action Partnership of Kern - $7,000: To support an Agency Relations position that will build the rural capacity of the Food Bank
  • Independent Living Center of Kern County - $7,000: Continued support for travel/outreach of the Transitions Program in rural communities throughout Kern County

2011

  • Friends of Mercy Foundation - $15,000: Empowerment Seminars, addressing chronic disease and diabetes self-management
  • Links for Live Inc - $15,000: Comprehensive Breast Health Program, to serve women under the age of 40 that reside in rural communities in Kern County
  • Salvation Army Golden State Division - $14,000: Direct Health Related Support Services program  in the Eastern Kern/Mojave area, to provide food and clothing and medical needs
  • Golden Empire Gleaners - $10,000: Senior Sack Program, to provide both a health benefit of providing fresh, nutritious food and a mental health benefit by providing social interaction and activities at each site as seniors pick up their food
  • Independent Living Center of Kern County - $6,000: Travel/outreach of the Transitions Program in rural communities throughout Kern County
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County - $10,000: Triple Play, Healthy Habits program at the Lamont Club