VICTORVILLE, CA – Jan. 4, 2022 – Molina Healthcare of California (“Molina”), today helped support the Family Assistance Program of Victorville, CA by donating $5,000 to provide ethnic hygiene and hair care products for those in need.
“All Californians deserve to be happy and healthy in the New Year,” said Abbie Totten, plan president of Molina Healthcare of California. “We hope our partnership with Family Assistance Program will relieve stress on our most vulnerable communities by providing funding and suitable hygiene care products to community members in need.”
Victorville’s Family Assistance Program operates two runaway/homeless youth shelters, a homeless youth street outreach team, youth drop-in centers, Next Step re-entry program, community centers, anti-human trafficking program, and other programs and services to support the needs in Victor Valley, San Bernardino, and Morongo Basin communities.The site provides support and resources to individuals and families in need.
One unfulfilled need is ethnic hygiene products for their unsheltered clients. The site has a closet full of donated hair care and hygiene products, but most donations do not include products for ethnic hair. During a check presentation on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, Molina provided ethnic shampoo, conditioner and leave-in conditioner products,in addition to a $5,000 grant to secure these supplies.
About Molina Healthcare of California:
Molina Healthcare of California has been providing government-funded 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 4.8 million members as of September 30, 2021. For more information about Molina Healthcare of California, visit MolinaHealthcare.com.
About Family Assistance Program:
Family Assistance Program empowers all individuals and families, regardless of age or gender, by providing knowledge and skills to live a healthy, safe, fulfilled life.They have been providing shelter and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence since 1985.They provide assistance with restraining orders, advocacy, homelessness, homeless prevention, rapid re-housing, preventative services, and the distribution of household commodities. As the community needs have been identified, the agency has grown to accommodate and assist their population