(Photograph by Alan Brian Nilsen)
The Voices of Health competition from managed health care company Aetna is pitting health-focused nonprofits against each other via public vote.
Philadelphia is one of seven cities with organizations in the running. Up for grabs is as much as $20,000 in funding.
The nonprofits that have made it to the final voting round “have demonstrated progress towards addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the U.S. healthcare system” with plans to expand access to their services in the communities they serve.
Voting is open through Nov. 9. The organization that receives the second-highest tally of votes voter will earn $10,000. Each finalist will also win $1,000 in scholarship grants.
The local finalists are:
- Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc.
- LGBT Elder Initiative
- Live Connections
- MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Alliance)
- Pennsylvania Care Health and Wellness
- Project HOME
- SEAMAAC Inc.
- SPIN, Inc.
- The Food Trust
That’s stiff competition. Pick your favorite and vote here.-30-
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