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Healthy Living: Health Mart to award $50,000
Health Mart is sponsoring a socially innovative contest that will recognize people across the country who are making their communities healthier. As part of the “Champions of Care” Challenge, Health Mart is awarding $50,000 to local health-care nonprofits.
To say “thank you” to local Champions of Care, Health Mart is awarding $50,000 in grants to community health nonprofits to recognize them for improving health and well-being in their communities.
Entering is simple. Health Mart is asking people across the country to share their stories about the good deeds happening in their communities. Finalists and winners will then select a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group of their choice to receive money to continue their critically important work for the health of the community.
Nominations are being accepted through Sunday, March 9. Fifteen finalists will be selected from all submissions by a panel of judges. People across the country can then vote for America’s most caring community champions.
The prizes are as follows:
•Grand prize winner -- $30,000 grant
•First runner-up -- $3,000 grant
•Second runner-up -- $2,000 grant
•$1,000 grant chosen by each finalist.
Anyone can go to http://www.healthmartcommunity.com and tell Health Mart about their Champion of Care whose healthy initiatives and activities have pioneered inspiring change where they live.
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