MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded the foundation to produce better health and economic outcomes in hard-hit communities
MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Minority Health (OMH), awarded Affirming Youth Foundation, Inc. (AYF) $1.35 Million under the Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families initiative. The grant will allow AYF to fight financial insecurities in communities that have often been left out of economic opportunities that enable families to thrive.
“This grant will give families the access, resources, and tools they need to support their families financially,” said Jonathan Spikes, AYF Founder, and Executive Director. “This year, especially, families require financial stability and security to help recoup what was lost due