The JWI Community Grant Award Program offers funding for community organizations in Southeast Florida to conduct pilot projects that address our mutual goals of increasing awareness of cancer related topics. The 2016 & 2015 awardees and their projects are listed below.
Offer education and free colorectal cancer screening using FIT for adults receiving health care at the Camillus House primary care clinic.
Breast health and breast cancer education through faith-based organizations in Broward County.
Education about cancer prevention and screening for women who partner with women.
Health Education, Prevention and Promotion, Inc.
Provide cancer education at adult education centers in Broward County.
Offer education free colorectal cancer screening using FIT for adults receiving health care at the San Juan Bosco primary care clinic.
Increase access to colorectal cancer screening among persons experiencing homelessness in Miami Dade County as part of comprehensive health care offered by Camillus Health Concern.
Provide education and increase cancer screening through the health fairs, seminars and workshops, and assist cancer patients with basic financial necessities such as rent, food and medicine.
Increase knowledge about cancer and health screenings, good health habits, and healthy lifestyles such as nutrition and physical activity among Miami-Dade County’s Haitian population through television and radio.
Increase awareness of cancer prevention and screening among patients at the San Juan Bosco free clinic through videos and printed education material in the clinic’s patient waiting room.
Provide educational resources and psychosocial support through support groups and a variety of activities and workshops.