MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The MolinaCares Accord (“MolinaCares”), in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Florida (“Molina”), is donating $300,000 to the Florida Disaster Fund, Farm Share, Harry Chapin Food Bank, and Latino Leadership in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian’s devastating impact on Florida communities.
“Our hearts go out to all Floridians displaced or affected by Hurricane Ian’s catastrophic damage on our state,” said Mike Jones, plan president of Molina Healthcare of Florida. “Molina is supporting its longstanding Florida non-profit partners by boosting their capacity to deliver food, water, and other resources desperately needed during this critical recovery period.”
MolinaCares will distribute its $300,000 donation to the following organizations:
- The Florida Disaster Fund, activated by First Lady Casey DeSantis, is Florida’s official private fund established to assist communities as they respond to and recover during times of emergency or disaster.
- Farm Share is Florida’s largest independent food bank and has been serving the state’s food insecure communities for over 30 years.
- Harry Chapin Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief nonprofit and the only Feeding America member in Southwest Florida, serving Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties.
- Latino Leadership is dedicated to the advancement of Florida’s Latino community through resources designed to improve their quality of life.
Earlier this week, Molina announced its support for members, providers, and employees impacted by Hurricane Ian.
About The MolinaCares Accord:
Established by Molina Healthcare, Inc., The MolinaCares Accord oversees a community investment platform created to improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged populations by funding meaningful, measurable, and innovative programs and solutions that improve health, life, and living in local communities. The MolinaCares Accord funds such measures through The Molina Healthcare Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) established in 2020 by Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Caroline Zubieta, Caroline.Zubieta@MolinaHealthcare.com, (562) 951-1588