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Programs for healthy living benefit from 55 grants by Kaiser Permanente

Published: Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 - 7:38 pm

Kaiser Permanente is spreading $1.4 million around the four-county capital region in the form of 55 grants for local nonprofit organizations that support healthy living.

The community benefit grants range in individual amounts from from $7,590 to $99,000 and focus on the topics of access to care, healthy eating, active living, safety and mental health. So far this year, Kaiser Permanente’s grants include:

Breathe California’s asthma parent education received $7,590; Communicare Health Centers for expanded access to care, $40,000; Community Against Sexual Harm’s sexual exploitation harm reduction program, $25,000; Elk Grove Unified School District’s teen parent program, $33,412; Latino Leadership Council, $25,000; MindGame for concussion safety for student athletes, $16,380; Sacramento County for low-income flu clinics, $20,000; WellSpace Health’s interim care program, $44,000; WellSpace Health’s T3 South Sacramento program, $44,000; Wellspace Health’s T3 program in Placer County, $99,000; California Food Literacy Center, teaching healthy eating to school children, $10,000; Sacramento Chinese Community Service Center’s Mack Road Farmer’s Market, $20,000; CSUS Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution, $15,000; Sacramento Loaves and Fishes’ mental health program, $10,000; Elica Health Center’s comprehensive behavioral health program, $41,500 and more.

Call The Bee’s Cynthia H. Craft, (916) 321-1270.

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Cynthia CraftCynthia H. Craft began her reporting and editing career in Columbus, Ohio, after graduating from Ohio State University. She worked at a Dallas, Texas, newspaper as an editor, and then at the Los Angeles Times, as an editor and Capitol Bureau correspondent. After working as editor in chief at the California Journal, Craft went to Lima, Peru, for three years as a visiting professor of journalism at Peruana Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas. She was a fellow in 2012 at the National Library for Medicine in Washington, D.C. at the National Institute for Health. She's currently The Sacramento Bee's senior writer on health, a position made possible by a grant from The California Endowment.

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