LONG BEACH, Calif, August 30, 2021 — The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Equity Through Literacy sponsored a back-to-school wellness event at Cesar Chavez Park in Long Beach.
The event promoted wellness and health through various activities while providing direct support to alleviate the financial costs associated with going back to school.
“MolinaCares’ sponsorship of Long Beach’s back-to-school wellness day represents our commitment to supporting our valued communities,” said Abbie Totten, plan president of Molina Healthcare of California. “MolinaCares will continue to seek opportunities to build partnerships to help improve the health and lives of Californians in most need.”
Sunday’s event provided children and families with the opportunity to access various resources, such as books, backpacks with school supplies, food, clothing, shoes, diapers, dental kits, and much more.
“Equity Through Literacy is so pleased to partner with MolinaCares on this wonderful event,” said Antonette Franceschi-Chavez, Co-Founder and CEO at Equity Through Literacy. “Preparing our young people to return to school – with all of the supplies they need to be successful – is an essential step to increasing the success of our community’s learners, and our partnership with MolinaCares has made it possible.”
About the MolinaCares Accord
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and wellbeing 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, a 501(c (3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.