Youth First Receives $78K Grant From Anthem Blue Cross

Over $78,000 was presented to Youth First, Inc. by the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation.

Posted: Jun 21, 2021 9:11 AM
Updated: Jun 21, 2021 9:13 AM

The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation recently presented an award of over $78,000 to Youth First, Inc.

Thanks to the grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, Youth First says its clinical team has been equipped with HIPAA-compliant telehealth tools and training.

"This opportunity from Anthem really helped us to be able to continue our work in the schools," explained Youth First Social Worker Katie Omohundro. "Without that and especially with COVID, attendance issues, and my attendance issues due to my health condition, we were able to keep rolling. I'm very thankful for that."

The check for $78,574 was presented to Youth First, Inc. at Thompkins Middle School in Evansville.

Youth First partners with 92 schools across 11 Indiana counties.

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