Health Care

HEALTH CARE GOAL #1: Reduce/eliminate racial and class disparities in key health outcomes through prevention and access to care, especially among children and that allows seniors to remain in their homes.

Illustrative grants: Cherry Health –  Access to medical, dental and vision care for low-income populations in partnership with Grand Rapids & Cedar Springs public schools; Senior Neighbors – Connect elderly poor with services for crisis assistance, food assistance, home repair and other services.

 HEALTH CARE GOAL #2: Expand universal access to transportation and recreational opportunities for differently-abled individuals.

Illustrative grants: Alternatives in Motion – Refurbishing and recycling wheel chairs; Disability Advocates – Expand public transportation for people with disabilities; Mary Free Bed YMCA – Universal design facility and grounds.

Stories about the Wege Foundation's Commitment to Health Care