The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation's Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program awarded a $213,000 grant to the Ashland-Boyd County Health Department to support its Appalachian Partnership for Positive Living and Eating (APPLE).
APPLE advocates healthy childhood and youth development through a voluntary, community-based obesity case management program in Ashland-Boyd County.
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Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, is giving nonprofits a no-nonsense way to bring entrepreneurship to the next level. Pencils of Promise is a philanthropic organization that focuses on forming sustainable educational programs, and forging long-lasting, partnerships with communities. The organization aims to increase access to quality education and impact students and their families in high-need communities throughout Laos, Ghana and Guatemala.