PHOENIX – Equality Health Foundation is excited to return to the community with the 2023 Annual Healthy Fall Festival and 1,000 Turkey Giveaway events hosted in Kingsport, Tennessee, Phoenix, Arizona, and Houston, Texas.
PHOENIX, AZ – Equality Health Foundation, in partnership with Mercy Care, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, Arizona Department of Health Services, and community partners distributed over 3,600 backpacks, school supplies and health and well-being resources to students in advance of the new school year. Pediatric primary care practices in Arizona and Texas participated in the drive, helping to prepare students for a healthy and prosperous academic year.
UVALDE, TX – Community Health Development, Inc. is hosting its 2nd annual health festival in partnership with Equality Health Foundation on Saturday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Christmas in July festival will take place at Uvalde County Fairplex, located at 215 Veterans Lane, Uvalde, TX 78801.
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Equality Health Foundation and Equality Health LLC helped raise $100,000 at this year’s annual Black & White Ball hosted by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) to support graduate level scholarships for Hispanic students pursuing advanced degrees in healthcare. The Tony & Milena Astorga EXITO Scholarship Fund provides a one-time scholarship in the amount of $10,000 to those awarded to assist them in their pursuit of continued healthcare education. The scholarship will be administered through the Arizona Community Foundation with mentoring and coaching support by Education Forward Arizona.
HOUSTON – Equality Health Foundation is expanding its reach of health and well-being services and support to a variety of diverse, underserved communities in Arizona, Texas, and Tennessee. The foundation aims to level the healthcare playing field for the state’s culturally diverse and historically underserved neighborhoods. The nonprofit has had the opportunity to serve thousands of Arizona and Texas residents during this winter season by reducing health disparities, expanding access to care, and accelerating health education.
Equality Health and HeroZona Foundations are honored to support the community assessment of the Blue Zones Activate effort to help transform South Phoenix into a healthier and happier place to live, work, and thrive.
Arizona-Based Organizations Provide Support to Launch Blue Zones Activate Well-Being Transformation Initiative in South Phoenix
Equality Health Foundation, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona, and Valley of the Sun United Way today announced the launch of a new Blue Zones Activate effort, a comprehensive policy-based initiative that uses an evidence-based approach to make the healthy choice the easy choice in all the places people spend the most time. Blue Zones Activate will begin with the Blue Zones team providing an in-depth assessment of the South Phoenix area that will help determine how to make it a healthier place to live, work, and thrive.
The HeroZona Foundation, Equality Health Foundation and the Phoenix Suns are excited to announce they will be honoring healthcare heroes from across the Valley during the team’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Footprint Center in Phoenix on Tuesday, Feb. 15.
The Equality Health Foundation is honored to welcome five new board members elected during the board’s annual meeting held December 23. Board members include Maria Harper-Marinick, Paul Luna, Chris Camacho, Todd Sanders and Tony Astorga.
HeroZona, Equality Health Foundations and Loyalty Restaurant & Lounge Host COVID-19 Vaccine Discussion Panel
The HeroZona and Equality Health Foundations are excited to announce they will host a special invitation-only coronavirus vaccine discussion panel, titled “Spread the Word”, on Thursday, August 19 from 8 to 9 a.m. at Loyalty Restaurant & Lounge in Scottsdale. The public can livestream the event on HeroZona.org or Facebook.com/HeroZonaOrg.
Equality Health Foundation Hosts First Lady and Second Gentleman at Phoenix COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
The Equality Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to leveling the healthcare playing field in culturally diverse and underserved communities, recently hosted First Lady Jill Biden and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff at its COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Phoenix.
The Equality Health Foundation in partnership with the HeroZona Foundation, Travis L. Williams American Legion Post 65, African American Christian Clergy Coalition and more are excited to announce that a permanent micro-Point of Dispensing vaccine site will launch at South Mountain Community College on Saturday, April 10.
Recently, Healthcare Innovation Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland spoke with Tomás León, interim CEO of the Equality Health Foundation, regarding that organization’s activities in the past several months, and his perspectives on the issues and opportunities facing those working for testing and vaccination equity in the current pandemic situation.
The Equality Health Foundation in partnership with Arizona State University (ASU) announces a collaborative effort with local stakeholders in communities of color to increase access to COVID-19 testing and culturally competent health care outreach and education for vulnerable communities hit hard by the pandemic.
The Equality Health Foundation announces a collaborative effort with Arizona State University to increase access to COVID-19 testing and culturally competent health care outreach for communities disproportionately impacted by the virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),
The Equality Health Foundation, a leading advocate in combatting health disparities rooted in economic, racial and social conditions announces that the free COVID-19 drive-thru testing event for Saturday, June 27 has reached its registration capacity and has ended registration. Only confirmed drive-thru appointments will be accommodated.
The Equality Health Foundation, a leading advocate in combatting health disparities rooted in economic, racial and social conditions, is providing free COVID-19 drive-thru testing events on two Saturdays this month—June 20 and June 27—for families and individuals disproportionately impacted by the novel coronavirus.
La Equality Health Foundation, una organización líder en la lucha por eliminar las disparidades en el acceso a los servicios de salud determinadas por las condiciones económicas, raciales y sociales, llevará a cabo eventos gratuitos de pruebas de detección de COVID-19 durante los sábados 20 y 27 de junio.