CommunityHealth and BUILD will use the funding to expand health care access, including mental and behavioral health care, for low-income adults and vulnerable youth
DEERFIELD, Ill., October 25, 2023 – The Lundbeck US Charitable Fund announced today that it is providing two grants for a combined $1 million to organizations focused on improving health care access for people in the Chicagoland community. CommunityHealth and BUILD will use the funding to expand programs aimed at removing access barriers and coordinating quality health care, and in particular, mental and behavioral health care services.
The Lundbeck US Charitable Fund proudly supports organizations in Chicagoland advancing patient care. Through the support of community-led interventions, the Fund looks to make a measurable impact on community health within this large and diverse community, particularly among communities with significant unmet needs.
“We are proud to partner with organizations that are changing lives every day through localized outreach, interventions and connections to health care for some of our most at-risk communities,” said Molly Poarch, President of the Lundbeck US Charitable Fund. “CommunityHealth and BUILD are incredible organizations advocating for vulnerable adults and young people within the Chicagoland community. Their efforts to improve access to mental and behavioral health care for Chicago residents is admirable.”
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