Thursday April 24, 2014 |

BJ’s Charitable Fund Grants $5,000 to Food For Life Network

Miami, FL  (May 3, 2013)  – Food for Life Network recently received a $5,000 grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation.  Food for Life will use the grant to purchase food ($4850) and ziplock bags ($150) for the Food Bank Groceries Program.

Food for Life Network, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization that provides and delivers groceries, meals and nutritional education to eliminate malnutrition and starvation in men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Miami-Dade county since 1987.  Food for Life Network, Inc. is an affiliate of Care Resource, a 501(c)(3) non-profit medical provider with demonstrated excellence in the multicultural field of HIV/AIDS.

“The BJ’s Charitable Foundation is dedicated to supporting hunger prevention, self sufficiency, healthcare and education in the communities surrounding our Clubs,” said Jessica Newman, Executive Director of the BJ’s Charitable Foundation. “BJ’s Charitable Foundation donated a total of $748,550 to 114 nonprofit charitable organizations across our footprint during this grant cycle, and we hope these donations benefit the incredible efforts of our partners working to impact the lives of individuals and families and enable them to continue to provide crucial services to those in need.”

 

About BJ’s Charitable Foundation

BJ’s Charitable Foundation was established with the mission to enrich every community BJ’s Wholesale Clubs serve.  The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that primarily benefit the underprivileged in the area of basic needs (hunger prevention, self-sufficiency, education and health).  For more information about BJ’s Charitable Foundation, please visit, www.bjs.com/charity

ABOUT CARE RESOURCE

Care Resource is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive primary medical and preventive care, including health, oral and mental health/substance abuse services to all individuals in our community.

Through education, prevention, research, care, treatment and support services, Care Resource’s mission is to improve the health and overall quality of life for our diverse South Florida communities in need.  Care Resource is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with demonstrated excellence in the multicultural field of HIV/AIDS and it works to fulfill its mission and have a positive impact on Miami-Dade and Broward communities. Care Resource provides its services to all persons regardless of ability to pay and charges for services on a community board approved sliding-fee scale based on patients’ family income and size. Clients have access to a “one-stop” location for primary medical care, information and referrals, case management, dental care, mental health and substance abuse counseling, nutrition programs, pediatrics, transportation vouchers, and testing. Furthermore, the agency’s many health promotion and education programs go out into the community and engage populations at high risk, affected and/or infected by HIV/AIDS and other STDs. 

For more information please visit http://www.careresource.org

or contact:

Joe DePiro

Public Relations

Care Resource

jdepiro@careresource.org

Tel 305-576-1234 x 210

  

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