The mission of the grantee: To improve the quality of life of those with cancer. Danbury, CT.
The purpose of the grant funding will provide needed support for members of the community who face language, economic and cultural barriers, or have limited access to health care, education and transportation.
"Health Equity Initiative (HEI) was designed as a gateway to our free cancer support and wellness programming for our most underserved neighbors, ensuring that our client demographics were consistent with those of our community. Clients participating in the HEI are diverse in ethnicity, country of origin, language preference, employment, education, and more. We look to adapt and innovate to ensure that we are creating a welcoming and barrier free environment to increase access to critical support services."