The MolinaCares Accord Donates $5,000 to Charleston Promise Neighborhood
CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 10, 2021 – The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of South Carolina (“Molina”), donated $5,000 to Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN), an organization supporting the development of local youth. MolinaCares’ grant will help fund KidsWell, CPN’s school-based health program, and implement a clinic at the Mary Ford Early Learning and Family Engagement Center.
“We are pleased to partner with Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s to support their mission of empowering children and families throughout the county, especially in underserved communities,” said Dora Wilson, plan president of Molina Healthcare of South Carolina. “MolinaCares is dedicated to increasing equitable access to telehealth and behavioral health resources.”
KidsWell is CPN’s longest-running initiative and offers children with high-quality health services onsite at their school. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, this service has been offered in-person and virtually while students are remote learning at home.
“We are incredibly grateful to Molina for their continued investment in Charleston Promise Neighborhood's health and wellness initiatives,” said Sherrie Snipes-Williams, chief executive officer of Charleston Promise Neighborhood. “Over the last seven years, they have been a fantastic, dedicated partner to us, continually growing their investment in our students and our community. We are so appreciative to be able to continue our relationship as Molina continues to impact our region, helping CPN to transform a generation.”
MolinaCares’ grant will also launch a clinic at the Mary Ford Early Learning and Family Engagement Center, located at Mary Ford Elementary School. The clinic will be available for students and their families to during the school year.
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, a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.
About Molina Healthcare of South Carolina
Molina Healthcare of South Carolina has been providing government-funded health care since 2013. The Company serves members through Medicaid, Marketplace, Medicare, and Medicare-Medicaid (Duals) health programs throughout South Carolina. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 4.7 million members as of June 30, 2021.
About Charleston Promise Neighborhood
Incorporated in 2010, Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN) was created to ensure that every child and family has the supports needed to thrive in a 5.6 square mile, under-resourced area in Charleston County known as the “Neck”, which has been lagging in economic, educational and social indicators for decades. CPN immediately established itself as convener and collaborator, creating and implementing programs to make positive change in our Neighborhood, and has long-delivered high-quality, impactful services to students, families, schools, and community, realizing its progressive outcomes through Education, Health & Wellness, Family & Parent Engagement, and Community Engagement Programs. For more information, visit www.charlestonpromise.org.