$5,111.00 - Parents as Teachers Program
Certified instructors will visit the homes of 75 at-risk families twice a month during the coming year to provide guided parenting education and health and developmental screenings to all children under the age of five.
$4,300.00 - Dental Services for Uninsured & Underinsured Children
Pocono Medical Center’s Valerie M. Hodge Memorial Pediatric Dental Center will purchase the supplies needed to provide dental exams, preventive care, and oral hygiene education to 1,600 un/underinsured children.
$8,000.00 - Pharmaceutical Support for the Uninsured
The University of Scranton’s Edward R. Leahy Center Clinic for the Uninsured will purchase the pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and immunizations needed to serve 750 uninsured individuals in the coming year.
$7,056.00 - Ruth’s Place Therapeutic Group Sessions
Ruth’s Place, a program of Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania, will offer therapeutic group sessions three times a week for the next year to help 300 women experiencing homelessness develop healthy living, coping, decision-making, and life skills.
$8,760.00 - LIVESTRONG at the YMCA
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is an evidence-based curriculum offered at Y’s across the country. In Wilkes-Barre, specially trained YMCA staff will provide customized physical activity and counseling to 48 adult cancer survivors.