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Louisville Ky Family support organization receives financial boost

LOUISVILLE, Ky. and TAMPA, Fla., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Recognizing that child abuse, neglect and violence are serious and preventable public health issues, WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), gave$3,100 to Family & Children’s Place to support their HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services) program. The HANDS program, which is expected to support over 800 families this year, provides voluntary in-home visitation for new and expectant parents to foster healthy pregnancy and births; stable child growth and development; safe homes; and self-sufficient families. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study, The Economic Burden of Child…

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Toyota expands national family learning program to two Louisville Ky sites

From $175,000 grant to boost literacy skills, strengthen families, improve communities   Louisville, Ky., – The National Center for Families Learning, in partnership with Toyota, the Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) and Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) on Thursday unveiled a unique family learning program. Called Toyota Family Learning, this innovative, two-generation model addresses the educational challenges facing low-income and ethnically diverse families. LFPL received a three-year, $175,000 grant from Toyota and NCFL to launch the program.   Forty-five Louisville families – more than 140 people – are enrolled in Toyota Family Learning at the Main Library downtown and…