Vivid Horizons is expanding their mission of aiding victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with help from a new $50,000 sponsorship from Healthy Blue, a Medicaid subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Defend of Nebraska.
The donation, which was presented to the Brilliant Horizons team in their regional office off East Norfolk Avenue, will enable the business to open up a long term shelter in O’Neill, where by they had been beforehand constrained to renting a little apartment in the space. While a home experienced been obtained, the needed renovations could not be completed devoid of additional help.
The funding also will let the nonprofit to hire a shelter in Ainsworth and make improvements at their set up Norfolk shelter.
“This is an awesome option for us,” Linda Olson, the foundation’s government director, said. “This is likely to influence people in 10 distinctive counties.”
It is an chance paved by the foundation’s budding partnership with Healthy Blue.
In a press launch to the Day-to-day News, Healthy Blue president Dr. Rob Rhodes explained the two corporations maintain shared aims of marketing health and wellness as a result of care from reputable establishments.
“Creating a far more secure housing and living ecosystem for vulnerable individuals and people is a critical element of built-in health care and healthy communities,” Rhodes reported. “We are very pleased to operate with Brilliant Horizons to help our neighborhood users with customized care and entry as properly as trustworthy and reliable providers for healthy living.”
The organization’s hands-on guidance for Vibrant Horizons is something of which Olson is especially appreciative.
“Domestic violence is not generally an uncomplicated result in and to have another person appear out and help us like this,” Olson reported. “Seeing the need to have and then (stating), ‘this in which it demands to go,’ it’s good.”