MIDVALE, Utah – May 18, 2021 – The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Utah (“Molina”), donated $1,000 to Utah Partners for Health in support of the organization’s literacy program.
“Utah Partners for Health appreciates this donation from MolinaCares,” said Debbie Turner, chief executive officer of Utah Partners for Health. “With this grant, we will be able to supply our patients with books that will help them educate themselves on healthy living.”
Utah Partners for Health offers access to primary healthcare services for medical, dental, behavioral health, and vision. Their mobile medical unit reaches disparate communities that experience cultural, language, and transportation barriers in accessing healthcare. The mobile clinic works with 24 different community-based organizations in Salt Lake and Tooele counties providing primary healthcare services for the underserved.
Through the MolinaCares grant, community health workers, health educators, and outreach and enrollment workers will distribute books on nutrition and healthy eating to families that receive services from Utah Partners for Health. Books will be provided with vision screenings through the Mobile Vision Clinic at Title I schools and shelters around the Salt Lake Valley.
About The MolinaCares Accord
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities. The MolinaCares Accord funds such measures through The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation Inc., a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.