APRIL 18, 2019, The United Way of Charles County announces the award of $14,610.00 to local non-profit agencies to provide physical and mental health services to uninsured and underinsured women and children of Charles County. The money for the awards was raised through United Way of Charles County’s initiative, “Women’s Leadership Council” for the 2018 Campaign year.
Catherine Foundation Pregnancy Care Center was awarded $3,000 to purchase new car seats and pack & plays for clients that participate and complete childbirth or parenting classes.
Center for Abused Persons was awarded $2,420 to provide psychoeducational domestic violence support group sessions for women at the Charles County Detention Center.
Center for Children was awarded $2,190 to provide training for 1 staff member on the Darness to Light program; grant also includes course materials to provide training for 1 year.
Health Partners Clinic was awarded $5,000 to provide dental services and medical appointments to women and children who are uninsured or underinsured.
Finally, Melwood was awarded $2,000 to provide camp materials and supplies for 20 ALICE family campers for the Seed to Table program.
For more information on the Women's Leadership Council, please contact United Way of Charles County at (301) 609-4844.
If you would like to be a part of this important initiative and help local women and children get services they otherwise could not afford, click here.