BlueAngel Grant Recipients

The following nonprofit organizations received a 2014 BlueAngel Community Health Grant. Find out how to apply for a grant.

  • Thundermist Health Center logo
    "Impacting Obesity Together: Woonsocket" aims to reduce obesity among Woonsocket's children through a systems approach.
  • The Learning Community
    The Learning Community (TLC) will deepen programming to support healthy living among students, families and team members – both in school and at home.
  • Ready to Learn Providence logo
    "Let's Get Moving" is an exciting new initiative from Ready to Learn Providence for educators of young children in early child-care settings located in low-income neighborhoods, which adds movement to the school day.
  • The Psychiatric Services program will provide uninsured men and women with access to a psychiatrist on site who will provide evaluation, medication, and follow-up.
  • Children's Friend Logo
    Low-income women will receive breastfeeding classes, "Breastfeeding Café" support groups, and one-on-one breastfeeding support.
  • Dr. MLK Jr. Community Center Logo
    Approximately 3,500 children and adults will receive innovative, community-based nutrition and case management services to help them eat healthier, increase physical activity, and improve their overall health.
  • The Healthy Foods, Healthy Families program will continue its successful model. Each growing season, roughly 400 families who qualify for SNAP benefits will engage in an interactive, incentive-based nutrition education program at Rhode Island farmers’ markets.
  • Five Promotoras will be hired to offer wellness screenings, nutrition education, and exercise classes as part of the organization's health education and wellness programs.
  • Two integrated care managers will continue to expand their work advocating for clients new to the facility. They help ensure that their needs are met and that they understand information given by both mental and physical health doctors, which aids in continuation of care.
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