News Release
Posted by The Molina Cares Accord

Molina Healthcare of Illinois Donates $40,000 in Support of the CAP. 1908 Project

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Sept. 28, 2022Molina Healthcare of Illinois (“Molina”) donated $40,000 in support of the Community Access Project at South Town Social Innovation Hub Center, also known as CAP. 1908 Project.

CAP. 1908 Innovation Center will offer small business programming solutions created to help grow the economic and social impact of east Springfield’s minority population by increasing access to resources and training designed to help individuals successfully engage with the local entrepreneurial workforce.

“At Molina, we are dedicated to ensuring access to resources that enable those in our community to not only improve their lives and well-being, but to thrive,” said Matt Wolf, president of Molina Healthcare of Illinois. “We are proud to join with valued community organizations in support of this innovative project.”

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held:

WHEN: Friday, September 30, 3 – 4 p.m.

WHERE: 1100 S. Grand Ave. E., Springfield IL  62703

A community festival celebrating the CAP. 1908 center will be held:

WHEN: Saturday October 1, 2 – 5 p.m.

WHERE: 1100 S. Grand Ave. E., Springfield IL  62703

Local organizations will be on hand with information on community resources, while PCs for People will be distributing laptop computers to local residents on a first-come, first-served basis, and the Springfield Black Chamber of Commerce and The Springfield Project will be giving out bikes to school-age children on a first-come, first-served basis.

MEDIA AND THE PUBLIC ARE INVITED TO ATTEND BOTH EVENTS.

For more information on CAP. 1908 Project, go to www.thespringfieldproject.org/.

About Molina Healthcare of Illinois

Molina Healthcare of Illinois has been providing government-funded, quality health care since 2013. The Company serves members through Medicaid and Medicare-Medicaid programs throughout Illinois. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 5.1 million members as of June 30, 2022. For more information about Molina Healthcare of Illinois, visit MolinaHealthcare.com.

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