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Latest CAREs Foundation Grant Recipients


Congratulations to all the CAREs Foundation Grant Recipients for the first quarter of FY 2013. Eight recipients have been chosen from throughout Penn Medicine’s Health System entities and the Perelman School of Medicine to receive up to $2,000 each to help fund the following community outreach initiatives: 

  • Shirley Arrington, HUP, HIM Department – Community Outreach, Pine Hill Primitive BaptistKilleen
  • Shuda, HUP, CICU – Girls on the Run Philadelphia
  • Eileen Agiya, HCHS, Penn Home Infusion, Nursing Office of Diversity and Community  – Home Infection Control 
  • Jack B. Lewis, PSOM, Outreach – Penn-SHC Anti-Bullying Project 
  • Delane Casiano, HUP, Psychiatry – The Maternal Wellness Initiative
  • Tom Volkert, HCHS, Penn Home Care and Hospice Services – My Place Germantown
  • Robert Bonacci, PSOM, Medical Student – Health and Vitals Screening in a Primary Clinic for Latinos
  • Joanne Miles, HUP, Accounting – Heeding God's Call: Faith Based Gun Control Advocacy
CAREs Foundations Grants have been awarded to PAH staff/programs in the past. Two were most recently awarded in the last quarter of FY2012 and more applications are always welcome! For more information and to apply please visit

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