The Mayo Clinic Health System for the southwestern region of Minnesota today announced that it is allocating $ 50,000 to local nonprofits in the communities it serves, including $ 10,000 to New Prague organizations.
The funding is part of a total of $ 500,000 distributed throughout the Mayo Clinic business as part of the Season of Gratitude program.
“We are delighted to offer special Season of Gratitude grants to our communities that serve basic needs and underrepresented groups,” said Mackenzie Miller, Health System Administrator at the Mayo Clinic in New Prague. . “We are grateful to these nonprofits in our communities and are happy to support their mission. “
The two organizations that receive Season of Gratitude funds in New Prague are:
PFLAG New Prague Chapter, $ 5,000.
Southern Valley Alliance (SVA), $ 5,000.
“SVA greatly appreciates the partnership and support provided through the Season of Gratitude funds,” said Christie Larson, Executive Director of Southern Valley Alliance. “This donation allows us to continue to expand services to victims of domestic violence in Scott and Carver counties with essential programs, such as a 24/7 crisis line, emergency planning services. security and advocacy. ”
Mayo Clinic Health System works with local community organizations throughout the year, supporting efforts to improve the health and well-being of communities, with a focus on mental health, addiction and chronic disease .
Bethlehem Inn of Waseca, $ 3,000.
Lutheran Social Service Waseca Meals on Wheels, $ 3,000.
Waseca Area Neighborhood Service Center, $ 4,000.