Molina Healthcare of California Provides Support to Unhoused L.A. County Residents
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 — Molina Healthcare of California (“Molina”) recently teamed up with long-time partner Home Aid Los Angeles to support individuals experiencing homelessness on the streets of L.A. County. According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, an estimated 69,144 people are experiencing homelessness in L.A. County, representing a 4.1% rise from 2020.
“Molina is proud to partner with Home Aid to provide everyday necessities and other resources to our unhoused neighbors in need throughout L.A. County,” said Abbie Totten, plan president of Molina Healthcare of California.
Through the partnership, 2,000 hygiene kits will be distributed to shelters, transitional housing facilities and permanent housing facilities across the county during November. Some of those facilities include WomenShelter of Long Beach, Project EDUCATE, Long Beach Rescue Mission, Biddy Mason, Stopping Cry’s, Urban Voices Project, The Dream Center Foundation and Miriam’s House. Kits will feature a variety of items including socks, soap, shampoo, lotion deodorant, a survival kit, toothbrush, hairbrush and more.
“We are grateful to join with Molina in providing valuable resources to individuals in need,” said Christopher Kealey executive director of Home Aid Los Angeles. “Serving the homeless community is our passion and we rely on community partners to enable us to continue this vital mission.”
About Molina Healthcare of California
Molina Healthcare of California has been providing government-funded health care for over 40 years. The Company serves members through Medi-Cal, Medicare, Medicare-Medicaid (Duals) and Covered California (Marketplace). Molina’s service areas include Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Orange County and Imperial Counties. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 5.2 million members as of September 30, 2022.