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.