CVS Health Announces 10 Community Heroes Finalists

GCRI Member CVS Health has announced the ten nonprofit finalists for its 2016 Community Heroes Grant program.  Each of the ten finalists received a $5,000 grant, and was eligible for a bonus grant of $5,000 determined by community vote.  The ten grantees are Heather Abbott Foundation (prosthetics for children who have lost a limb in a traumatic injury); Lucy’s Hearth (comprehensive continuum of care for mothers to help them create a nurturing and healthy environment for their children); Reach Out and Read Rhode Island (parents and pediatricians helping improve children’s literacy); Boys and Girls Club in Cumberland/Lincoln (SMART programs for youth, which provide guidance on healthy life decisions); Progresso Latino (nutrition and fitness education for youth); Senior Services Inc. (senior wellness program for seniors); Tockwotton Home (Music and Memory program for seniors with Alzheimer’s); United Methodist Elder Care (equipment to improve the urological health of seniors); Easter Seals of Rhode Island (care coordination program for veterans, service members, and their families; and American Legion Auxiliary (Veterans Aid and Rehabilitation Program).  Senior Services Inc. was the winner of the community vote and received a bonus $5,000 grant.  Watch The Rhode Show announcement