For almost five decades, Marshall Foundation for Community Health has supported health programs that benefit the population of El Dorado County’s Western Slope, through funds donated by philanthropic individuals and businesses.
Grants approved so far this year:
Mother Teresa Maternity Home provides a safe, temporary residence for pregnant women in need. These soon-to-be mothers may be homeless, or escaping a violent environment, or for some other tragic reason, need a place to go. For several years, Marshall Foundation for Community Health has supported their mission and has granted $1500 for important health education materials for their guests.
Child Advocates of El Dorado County (CASA-Court Appointed Special Advocate) advocates for and empowers the abused, neglected, and at-risk youth in our community by providing court appointed volunteers who speak up for the needs of children and make a positive impact in their lives. The Marshall Foundation continues to support the specialized training of CASA volunteers and has granted $2500.
According to worldpopulationreview.com, California has the highest human trafficking rates in the United States, and El Dorado County is not immune to this global crises. 3 Strands Global combats human trafficking through prevention education and reintegration programs. Marshall Foundation for Community Health has granted $3000 to help them continue this important work.
“Everyone experiences challenges to live a healthy life, and we see these challenges across our community. With the support of our donors and volunteer leadership, Marshall Foundation for Community Health is able to dedicate resources that help remove the barriers our fellow nonprofits and residents face. We are extremely grateful for the work these organizations are doing, and are honored to help fund their programs”, Jamie Johnson, Executive DIrector of Marshall Foundation for Community Health.
To support the Foundation and the wellbeing of the residents of the Western Slope of El Dorado County, visit marshallfound.org, or call (530) 642-9984.