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Care Resource receives $50,000 donation to boost community health from the Advance Auto Parts Foundation

Care Resource launches mobile health unit supported by Advance Auto Parts Foundation

Care Resource, a prominent nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive health and support services, has unveiled a groundbreaking initiative aimed at expanding healthcare access in Broward County. With the generous support of the Advance Auto Parts Foundation, Care Resource has introduced a new mobile health unit to deliver essential healthcare services directly to under-resourced communities throughout South Florida.

This significant contribution, combined with a grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) H8F program, facilitated the purchase and customization of the mobile health unit, marking a transformative step forward in addressing healthcare disparities in the region.

Care Resource - Advancing community health

The launch of the mobile health unit represents a monumental advancement in Care Resource's mission to enhance healthcare access for under-resourced communities in Broward County.

By bringing vital healthcare services directly to neighborhoods facing barriers such as geographical isolation, transportation challenges, mobility limitations, and language barriers, Care Resource aims to mitigate disparities in healthcare access and improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations.

This innovative approach to healthcare delivery aligns with Care Resource's commitment to ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to lead a healthy and fulfilling life, regardless of socio-economic status or other barriers to care.

The partnership between Care Resource and the Advance Auto Parts Foundation underscores the Foundation's dedication to supporting initiatives that promote community health and well-being. Elisabeth Eisleben, President of the Advance Auto Parts Foundation, emphasized the Foundation's belief in the importance of ensuring equitable access to healthcare for all individuals and families.

Through this collaboration, Care Resource and the Advance Auto Parts Foundation are making a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and families in Broward County, demonstrating the power of strategic partnerships in addressing critical healthcare needs within the community.

Advanced Auto Parts Foundation’s team receiving Community Partnership Award

Impact on medically underserved communities

Broward County encompasses one-hundred and twenty-three census tracts designated as medically underserved, highlighting the urgent need for enhanced healthcare access in the region. By deploying the mobile health unit, Care Resource aims to reach at least 2,000 additional individuals annually in these underserved areas, providing screenings for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, hepatitis C, cardiovascular diseases, immunizations, and health education.

In recognition of the Advance Auto Parts Foundation's generous contribution, Care Resource presented the Foundation with the Community Appreciation Award and welcomed them as a valued member of the health center's Keystone Society.

This acknowledgment underscores the Foundation's commitment to supporting initiatives that positively impact community health and well-being. By recognizing the Foundation's pivotal role in advancing healthcare access in Broward County, Care Resource aims to foster continued collaboration and partnership in addressing healthcare disparities and promoting health equity within the community.

The introduction of Care Resource's mobile health unit marks a significant milestone in the organization's continued efforts to expand healthcare access and improve health outcomes for under-resourced communities in Broward County. By leveraging strategic partnerships, innovative approaches to healthcare delivery, and a steadfast commitment to health equity, Care Resource remains dedicated to ensuring that every individual has access to the quality healthcare services they need to thrive.

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