Brandywine Health Foundation responds to public health crisis

Posted on March 29, 2020 by Brandywine Health Foundation Team

In response to the varied, immediate and long-term challenges facing the community due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, the Brandywine Health Foundation has created a $350,000 Healthcare and Economic Relief Fund. The impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic brings clearly into focus the physical vulnerability of us all particularly, older residents, disabled populations, lowincome earners and those suffering with chronic conditions. In addition, the economic hardship created by the close of businesses and the loss of employment opportunities for the 80 percent of Americans who survive from paycheck to paycheck has the potential for a devastating impact.

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