Fearless Grants to be awarded to Lincoln and Crete non-profits

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) will be awarding Fearless Grants to the Child Guidance Center and Voices of Hope, Lincoln and Public Health Solutions, Crete on Monday, September 19 at 9:30 a.m. in Lincoln, 1233 Lincoln Mall, Suite 100.

“The work and missions championed by these Lincoln-area Fearless Grants are to be commended both in prevention and treatment of community needs,” Pat Bourne, BCBSNE senior vice president said. “Our grants program reflects the promise to our members that they can live fearlessly.”

Each grant is focused on championing inspirational, motivational and aspirational work. The grants span BCBSNE’s social responsibility focus areas of health and wellness, human services and education.

The Child Guidance Center provides mental health support to children and families with programs ranging from outpatient therapy and individual school therapy to extended day services and residential treatment. BCBSNE’s Fearless Grant supports the ongoing programming.

Voices of Hope offers 24-hour-a-day crisis intervention advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, incest, stalking and related forms of abuse. BCBSNE’s Fearless Grant will support their sexual assault advocacy, including emergency support in response to hospital or police calls, as well as preventative programming in local schools.

Public Health Solutions works to prevent disease and injury, promote wellness and improve the health of individuals located in 5 counties across Southeast Nebraska. BCBSNE’s Fearless Grant supports the Life of Smiles program, which provides dental screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealants to more than 3,000 children in schools, Head Start programs and clinics across the region.




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