The MolinaCares Accord and Salvation Army Distribute 2,000 New Coats to Local Families
DETROIT, Dec. 22, 2021 - The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Michigan (“Molina”), and the Salvation Army of Eastern Michigan recently held the 38th annual Coats for Kids drive-through event, giving away more than 2,000 new coats to local residents.
MolinaCares provided a $75,000 grant in support of the event, held at the Salvation Army Connor Creek Operations Center.
“Molina and its partners have provided more than 24,000 new coats to Michiganders in need since 2016,” said Heidi McGlinnen, associate vice president of community engagement at Molina Healthcare of Michigan. “We’re thankful to the Salvation Army for helping make this year’s event a success.”
In addition to the thousands of brand-new coats, event attendees also enjoyed hot chocolate, candy and a visit to their car from Santa Claus. MolinaCares volunteers were also on site to help distribute the coats.
About The MolinaCares Accord
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities. The MolinaCares Accord funds such measures through The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation Inc., a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.
About Molina Healthcare of Michigan
Molina Healthcare of Michigan has been providing government-funded health care since 1997. The Company serves members through Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare-Medicaid (Duals), and Health Insurance Exchange programs throughout Michigan. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 4.8 million members as of September 30, 2021.