Brightpoint news release:
St. Joseph Community Health Foundation Helps Uninsured Hoosiers With Grant to Brightpoint CKF Program
(July 8, 2020) – Brightpoint has received a $5,000 grant from St. Joseph Community Health Foundation to support the Covering Kids and Families (CKF) program. CKF works to improve access to healthcare through community-based outreach and enrollment assistance in state and federally sponsored health coverage programs. This grant is being matched with $7,500 in funds from Covering Kids and Families of Indiana for a total of $12,500 in support for enrollment, outreach, and health literacy activities.
Brightpoint knows that finding and applying for health coverage can be difficult. Covering Kids and Families of Brightpoint has certified healthcare Navigators who help consumers review their options and guide them through the enrollment process. This grant from the St Joseph Community Health Foundation will help Brightpoint assist the individuals and families in applying for and maintaining health insurance coverage.
Brightpoint is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving more than 43,000 people across northeast Indiana. Through a wide range of programs, Brightpoint helps communities, families, and individuals remove the causes and conditions of poverty. All Brightpoint services are provided without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, ancestry, or status as a veteran.
Covering Kids & Families of Indiana (CKF-IN) is a statewide, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ensuring all Hoosiers have accessible healthcare coverage. CKF-IN promotes and facilitates healthcare coverage by building coalitions that enroll, educate, and support Hoosiers and by advocating for strong inclusive public policies. For more information, or to schedule a local appointment visit www.ckfindiana.org.