Glendale, Calif. – Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center (GMHHC) recently awarded nearly $130,000 in community grants to six nonprofits in the greater Los Angeles area that work to provide Glendale and its neighboring communities with critical health and human services.
Grants are awarded through Dignity Health’s Community Health Improvement Grants program, supporting non-profit organizations whose efforts aid in building healthier communities.
“Partnering with local nonprofits who share our vision and mission of improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, is essential to the well-being of our community,” shared Jill Welton, GMHHC Hospital President. “Collectively, our efforts will have a significant impact in the lives of the most underserved populations in the area.”
Organizations selected to receive 2023 Dignity Health Community Grants include:
Door of Hope | Awarded $23,500
Grant supports Door of Hope’s Mental Health Program and Life Skills Classes for women survivors of domestic abuse.
Kids' Community Dental Clinic | Awarded $23,500
Grant supports KCDC’s education programs, prevention programs, and access to dental care for children in the greater Glendale community.
Ascencia | Awarded $20,000
Grant supports Ascencia’s permanent supportive housing program, which includes primary care and housing retention services, utilizing a trauma-informed approach.
Catholic Charities of Los Angeles | Awarded $20,000
Grant supports the Glendale Community Center’s Living Well Program, which is committed to increasing the quality of life for seniors by helping to reduce food insecurity and decreasing the impact of COVID-19.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) | Awarded $20,000
Grant will provide funding for housing assistance and support services to survivors of human trafficking in Los Angeles County
Home Again Los Angeles | Awarded $20,000
Grant supports HALA’s Resource Center, which provides access to resources and programs that lead to housing, economic and employment stability for homeless families and those at-risk of homelessness located in Glendale.
Dignity Health’s Community Health Improvement Grants program has awarded $91 million to nearly 3,800 health improvement projects since 1991. For more information, please visit dignityhealth.org/about-us/community-health/grant-programs.
About Dignity Health-Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
Founded in 1926, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in Glendale, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including its award winning heart center, the colorectal surgery institute, a gastrointestinal program, and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit dignityhealth.org/glendalememorial for more information.