Wells Fargo Foundation Awards Millhill Child & Family Development Grant for Health Literacy Program
TRENTON, NJ (June 15, 2016) – Milllhill Child & Family Development was recently awarded a grant from Wells Fargo to support the Health Literacy initiative that provides tools and training to help families improve their health. The program aims to reduce health disparities and empowers approximately 1,000 children and families each year to lead healthier lives.
Through the grant, Millhill will offer health education to Millhill children and families and the surrounding community. It will also provide children from ages two to six with access to quality developmental health care screenings through the Millhill Medical Home Link (MMHL). Through MMHL, Millhill’s on-site neurodevelopmental pediatrician and pediatric nurse screen, evaluate, and follow up with each identified child who are then often referred for specific treatments.
“Both our Health Literacy and Medical Home Link programs help families overcome common barriers and proactively boost health and healthcare behaviors, choices and activities. We are excited to partner with Wells Fargo in our quest to broaden our Health Literacy program and provide much needed hands on demonstrations, education and low cost alternatives to our families in the community that they live in,” explains Tamara Noizy, Director of Family Assessment and Support.
The Wells Fargo Foundation is a leading corporate citizen helping to create more resilient and sustainable communities. Serving primarily organizations that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families Wells Fargo helps to build and keep communities strong.