Support expands financial counseling pilot program for Hispanic community
ATLANTA, October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/— The SunTrust Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC), doubling its initial commitment to the organization in 2018, to support a large-scale program for improving the financial wellness of Hispanic and Latino families. The grant will allow the NFCC to expand its services for Hispanic/Latino consumers beyond its original scope of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area to include all of Texas and Ohio.
HPE is delivering an affordable and rapidly deployable digital healthcare solution for remote and underserved communities in India and the Philippines. We are working in a ground-breaking partnership with multiple healthcare providers, NGOs, and government organizations. HPE eHealth Centers pair online training materials for remote healthcare workers with diagnostic tools that capture vital statistics on a cloud-based application.
By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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