Several programs at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) received grants to continue or expand community work.
The financial support is vital for the health of the metropolitan area’s most vulnerable residents. With a goal to improve the quality of life and independence of individuals and families,
VNA’s programs provide essential services in Nebraska and Iowa.
The largest program recipient is VNA’s Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Program.
Continued funding from Susan G. Komen® Nebraska in the amount of $169,509, with an additional $20,000 grant from Project Pink’d, provides breast cancer patients throughout Nebraska with short-term financial assistance such as paying a utility bill, mortgage payment or travel reimbursement for treatments.
Through the work of a program coordinator, patients are connected to a network of care and services to optimize their cancer treatment.
VNA’s Bridge Program helps low-income individuals with disabilities remain in their homes independently.
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