Tufts Health Plan Grants $10K to Carroll Center for the Blind
BY TUFTS HEALTH PLAN (VIA THE NEWTON TAB)
The Carroll Center for the Blind will receive a $10,000 grant to help address ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic from Tufts Health Foundation through a program engaging Tufts Health Plan employees in grantmaking.
The Carroll Center for the Blind is a statewide organization that provides support, including adaptive technologies for distance learning, for people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve independence and lead fulfilling lives.
This grant was recommended by Parallel, the disability advocates business resource group within Tufts Health Plan.
“While physical distancing is keeping us apart, our employees are still finding ways to show their commitment to community,” said Tom Croswell, Tufts Health Plan president and CEO, who also serves on the Tufts Health Plan Foundation board of directors. “The recipients of these grants are on the front line of this pandemic, helping some of those who have been the hardest hit by the coronavirus. We are immensely grateful to these organizations for working with communities at greatest risk and taking such a lead in this time of crisis.”
These grants were made through a program involving Tufts Health Plan’s five business resource groups. Each BRG selected an organization…