Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless to receive $50k grant from the Aetna Foundation

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The Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless (CAAH) announced that the Aetna Foundation has donated a $50,000 grant to the CAAH which will support programs including primary medical care and day shelter, a legal program, rental subsidies and job placement.  

“CAAH’s Board looks forward to working with Aetna Foundation to provide services to our homeless clients,” said Executive Director Weston Schild.

“This partnership is the result of a lot of work done in conjunction with area homeless service providers to significantly decrease the number of homeless citizens in Baton Rouge.”

The check presentation will take place at the CAAH’s Third Annual One Stop Studio Art Show Opening at the Beauregard Gallery on Europe Street this Saturday. The show will feature art work by homeless and formerly homeless clients created in the One Stop Studio.”

“We are committed to working with and supporting local organizations to help address challenges around social determinants of health within our communities,” said Richard Born, CEO of Aetna Better Health of Louisiana. “It is our privilege to help support the CAAH in the important work they do to reduce homelessness by addressing barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing in Baton Rouge.”

Event details:

One Stop Artist Group Show

Saturday, August 18, 6-8pm

Beauregard Gallery & Bistro

715 Europe Street

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