Franklin YMCA receives $25,699 grant

Published 9:52 am Saturday, November 6, 2010

SUFFOLK—The Obici Healthcare Foundation awarded the James L. Camp Jr. Family YMCA a $25,699 grant for its Y-Change fitness program.

The Franklin YMCA’s project was among 25 operated by 22 nonprofit organizations serving Western Tidewater and Gates County, N.C., to receive a total of $1.4 million from the foundation.

Other recipients were:

* ACCESS AIDS ($57,313) Rapid HIV Testing and SISTA Intervention Program

* Access Partnership ($5,000) Community Health Workers Training Project

* Access Partnership ($69,458) Community Access to Care Program

* Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia ($95,239) Life Coaches: Navigating Access to Care

* ForKids Inc. ($66,729) Basic Healthcare and Access to Insurance for Homeless Families

* Gates County Medical Center ($95,478) Adolescent Care Clinic

* Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program ($15,500) Access to Basic Dental Care Program

* Sentara Healthcare ($50,000) Nightingale Air Ambulance Service

* Sentara Louise Obici Memorial Hospital ($63,390) Healthy Families Program

* Suffolk Salvation Army Corps ($50,000) Physical Health and Education Building

* The Up Center ($77,500) Outpatient Counseling Services

* Voices for Kids CASA Program ($21,500)

* Luter YMCA ($56,290) Fit for Life

* Suffolk Partnership for a Healthy Community ($75,000) Healthy Moves for Suffolk Program

* Suffolk Public Schools ($81,595) Suffolk Public Schools Wellness Progam

* YMCA of South Hampton Roads ($50,000) YMCA New Summer Day Camp Climbing Tower

* Sentara Louise Obici Memorial Hospital ($79,653) Community Health Outreach Program

* Virginia Diabetes Council—Dining with Diabetes ($47,715)

* Western Tidewater Free Clinic ($74,775) RX Partnership Connection

* Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia ($37,921) Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Outreach Program

* Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia ($57,825) Medicare Access Program

* Smart Beginnings Western Tidewater ($43,230) Making Healthy Connections Insuring Children

* Suffolk Department of Social Services ($37,290) Medicaid and FAMIS Enrollment

* Virginia Legal Aid Society ($75,000) Medicaid Access Project.