La Amistad Receives $2,500 People’s Choice Grant Award From CareSource

ATLANTA (May 9, 2018) – CareSource, Georgia’s first and only nonprofit managed care organization, presented La Amistad with a check for $2,500 as a part of the People’s Choice Grant Awards.

Since 2010 the CareSource People’s Choice Award has been an employee driven investment into the nonprofits that are closest to their hearts. CareSource team members are given the opportunity, each quarter, to nominate, vote on, and ultimately award grants to their favorite nonprofits. Since the initial call, $445,000 have been invested into nonprofits of our employee’s choosing.

“La Amistad is a vital program for the Latino community in Atlanta,” said Bobby Jones, president of the Georgia market for CareSource. “We are honored to present the $2,500 People’s Choice Grant Award to help fund the important educational services that the organization provides to the local community.”

LaAmistad is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a holistic program that includes afterschool tutoring, parent education, English for Successful Living classes, and summer enrichment activities.

“We are grateful to CareSource for this generous grant,” said Amy Hogan, Development Director, La Amistad. “The funds will help us in our continued mission of enhancing the education and development of our community’s children.”

La Amistad was presented with the $2,500 check today at the organization’s Atlanta offices.

About CareSource

CareSource is a nonprofit health plan nationally recognized for leading the managed care industry in providing member-centric health care coverage. Founded in 1989, CareSource is one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans. Today, CareSource offers a lifetime of health coverage to nearly two million members across five states including offerings on the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicare Advantage plans. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource has a workforce of 4,000 employees located across the country. CareSource is living its mission to make a lasting difference in its members’ lives by improving their health and well-being. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves. For more, visit www.caresource.com, follow @caresource on Twitter, or like CareSource on Facebook.