Mary’s Center announced that they received a grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation in the amount of $12,000 to support efforts to meet the needs of under-resourced community members.
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Today, Mary’s Center announced that they received a grant from the MAXIMUS Foundation in the amount of $12,000 to support efforts to meet the needs of under-resourced community members. The MAXIMUS Foundation, which identifies and awards grants to local community organizations that aid child and youth development, as well as health and community support, selected Mary’s Center because of their dedication to promoting self-sufficiency and personal growth.
“Communities benefit when more of its members are engaged, encouraged, and supported.” said John Boyer, MAXIMUS Foundation Chairman. “Mary’s Center has a history of outstanding contributions in service to community development; their work reminds us that an inclusive community is a vibrant, productive community.”
Mary’s Center will use this grant for their wraparound services, which allow participants to augment the medical care they receive through accessing social support programs such as counseling, assistance for school and public benefits enrollment, health education, and health insurance navigation, all of which help participants take actions toward achieving good health and social stability.
“We are proud of our longstanding relationship with MAXIMUS,” said Maria Gomez, President and CEO of Mary’s Center. “With their support, we have been able to provide our community with increased resources and extend our impact in the region and the lives of those we serve.”
In addition to this grant, Mary’s Center has received several other contributions from the MAXIMUS Foundation in the past which has provided the organization with opportunities to increase their reach and strengthen the communities they have served for over thirty years.
About Mary’s Center
Founded in 1988, Mary’s Center is a federally qualified health center that provides healthcare, educational, and social services to more than 53,000 individuals from over 50 countries. Using a holistic, multipronged approach, Mary’s Center helps participants access individualized services that set them on the path toward good health, stability, and economic independence. For more information, visit www.maryscenter.org.
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government Page 3 of 6 agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit maximus.com.
About MAXIMUS Foundation
As the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, the Foundation extends the mission of the Company by identifying and awarding grants to partners with specialized expertise to deliver results within the same populations and communities served by the public programs the Company operates. The MAXIMUS Foundation is completely funded by MAXIMUS and its employees, and provides grants to local community organizations with programs and projects in the areas of child and youth development, health and community development.