Select Health Awards Grants to Two of Our Members
Metro Meals on Wheels – Boise, ID – http://www.metromealsonwheels.net
Serving and delivering meals to 900-plus senior citizens in Boise and throughout Ada County each weekday, and over 700 every weekend. Many seniors receiving meals are homebound and unable to prepare their own meals. For many, these meals provide their only consistent source of daily nourishment. The grant will be used to purchase nutritious food for an increasing number of homebound seniors.
Community Council of Idaho – Caldwell, ID – http://www.communitycouncilofidaho.org
Providing social services to farmworkers, youth, and low-income populations through education, housing, health, and employment. The grant will be used to purchase a SPOT vision screener to detect vision problems in migrant and seasonal Head Start children.