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Amerigroup Kansas Gives Back with $40,000 in 2013
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Monday, Dec. 23, 2013) – The Amerigroup Foundation contributed a total of $40,000 to nine local organizations throughout Kansas in 2013.
“From fostering independence for those with disabilities to providing nutritional education programs, the organizations we supported this year are doing meaningful work in our local community,” said Laura Hopkins, Amerigroup Kansas president. “We are pleased to fund services that are in direct alignment with and impact the financially vulnerable Kansans we serve.”
The following nine organizations received grants in 2013:
- Blue Ridge Parkway Counseling Services
- Cross-Lines Community Outreach
- CLASS, Ltd.
- E. Cowley County Resource Center
- Mid-Kansas Community Action Program
- Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation (MCRMF)
- United Community Services of Johnson County
- United Methodist Mexican American Ministries
- United Methodist Open Door
“The generous donation from the Amerigroup Foundation is helping Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation achieve our dream of opening a hospitality house next to our hospital,” said Susan Concannon MCRMF executive director. “Someday soon, out-of-town patient families will have a place to stay while their loved ones are hospitalized.”
About the Amerigroup Foundation
The Amerigroup Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Amerigroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., and the largest corporation focused solely on meeting the health care needs of financially vulnerable Americans. The Foundation works to create healthy communities by fostering access to health care, encouraging safe and healthy children and families, and promoting community improvement and healthy neighborhoods.
About Amerigroup Kansas
Amerigroup Kansas helps improve health care access and quality for 123,000 low-income Kansans by developing innovative care management programs and services. Amerigroup Kansas members are assured care that is not only accessible, but also accountable, comprehensive, integrated and patient-centered. It provides ongoing community relations and outreach to encourage members to become active participants in their health care.