Kaiser Permanente Southern California Grants for HIV/AIDS Community Organizations Total More Than $750,000 for 2009
In Baldwin Park, grants funded in 2009 include: Bienestar Human Services, Inc.; East Valley Community Health Center; Serra Ancillary Care Corporation; and AIDS Service Center. In South Bay and Downey areas, grant recipients are the AIDS Project Los Angeles; Alta Med Health Services Corporation; Bienestar Human Services, Inc.; California State University Long Beach, Center for Behavioral Research and Services; Project Angel Food; Serra Ancillary Care Corporation; South Bay Family Healthcare Center; St. Mary Medical Center’s CARE Program and Clinics; and Whittier Rio Hondo AIDS Project.
In the San Fernando Valley, Panorama City Medical Center’s grants are going to The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center; Project Angel Food; Project New Hope; and the Valley Community Clinic. In 2009, the Woodland Hills Medical Center provided grants to Northeast Valley Health Corp.; Valley Community Clinic; and the Ventura County Rainbow Alliance. Kaiser Permanente’s HIV grant funding in Orange County was awarded to AIDS Services Foundation Orange County; Action: Aids Care Teams in Our Neighborhoods; Shanti Orange County; The Center OC; Laguna Beach Community Clinic; Mercy House Transitional Living Centers; and the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team.
In the Inland Empire, the Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center provided grants to the Central City Lutheran Mission; and Foothill AIDS Project. The Riverside Medical Center awarded grants to the AIDS Assistance Program; Desert AIDS Project AKA DAP; Foothills AIDS Project; and Working Wonders. Completing the 2009 HIV/AIDS grant presentations throughout Southern California, in Kern County the recipients were Bakersfield AIDS Project and the Clinica Sierra Vista; and in San Diego, the community agencies receiving Kaiser Permanente grants were Auntie Helen's Fluff & Fold; Being Alive; Christie's Place; Council of Community Clinics; Family Health Centers; Fraternity House; Neighborhood Healthcare; North County Health Services, Inc.; Operation Samahan; San Diego Youth Services; San Ysidro Health Center; Special Delivery; and Vista Community Clinic.