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La Fundación Delta Dental de Colorado otorga casi $11 millones a organizaciones que trabajan para promover la equidad en la salud bucal en todo el estado
Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Awards Nearly $11 Million to Organizations Working to Promote Oral Health Equity
Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Opens 2022 Grant Opportunities to Increase Oral Health Equity
Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Awards More Than $7 Million to Expand Access to Dental Care
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Colorado Foundations destinará $3 millones para respaldar el acceso equitativo a las vacunas en las comunidades de Colorado afectadas de manera desproporcionada por el COVID
(Denver, CO) – Ocho fundaciones de Colorado han creado una asociación única centrada en financiar esfuerzos del personal de campo para conectar a los habitantes de Colorado que viven a diario sin acceso a servicios críticos y oportunidades debido a su raza y / o su estatus socioeconómico con acceso a información y vacunas contra el COVID-19.
Colorado Foundations Direct $3 Million to Support Equitable Vaccine Access in Colorado Communities Disproportionately Affected by COVID
(Denver, CO) – Eight Colorado foundations have created a unique partnership focused on funding on- the-ground efforts to connect Coloradans who live daily without access to critical services and opportunities due to race and/or their socioeconomic status with access to COVID-19 vaccines and information.
Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Provides Grants to 34 Nonprofit Organizations
Investment of $2 million supports organizations across the state providing support services to community members most impacted by COVID-19.
DENVER – Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) is providing $2 million in funding this year to 34 Colorado nonprofit organizations, reaching 95,000 Coloradans. These organizations connect people most significantly impacted by the effects of COVID-19 to health care services and resources such as food and housing assistance.
Delta Dental grant helps Community Partnership in Teller county sustain programs
When the coronavirus struck the nation in March, Community Partnership Family Resource Center went into an immediate pivot.
Within a few days of the shutdown announcement, Jodi Mijares director of the nonprofit organization, and her staff, launched a food pantry. “As other agencies started closing, schools, churches, they brought us their food,” Mijares said. “So it just kind of happened.”
DENTAL, OPTICAL CLINICS TO CLOSE PERMANENTLY
Both the dental and optical clinics at Melissa Memorial Hospital are closing permanently, MMH announced earlier this week.