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Driving Baltimore Nonprofits Forward with #LyftHealthy2019

Through our community grants program, Lyft is committed to empowering nonprofit organizations doing incredible work around the nation to make our communities stronger, healthier, and more equitable, all year long.

Thanks to this program, Lyft Baltimore is ringing in the new year celebrating the great work being done by local community grant recipients with #LyftHealthy2019.

Ahead of 2019, Lyft chose seven nonprofits to each receive a $1,000 Lyft Community Grant in the form of Lyft ride credits to help them achieve their missions. The credits will be used to ease transportation challenges and support the organizations’ work to create positive change in the Baltimore region.

Using #LyftHealthy2019 on Instagram, Lyft Baltimore teamed up with area influencers over the course of a week to highlight one nonprofit per day and promote how they are making the city a healthier place. Special thanks to DiscoverCharmCity, HealthyLivingwithAsh, Sebasmarin, AestheticDistance, Living_Alexis, CaturdayStyle, and StylishlyTaylored for the promotion of #LyftHealthy2019!

Read more about the amazing work being done by Lyft Baltimore’s community grant recipients for #LyftHealthy2019:

  • NICU Parent Project (Preemie Moms Rock), which provides healthy food, therapeutic crafts, and in-person parent-to-parent support to NICU Moms.

  • Pro Bono Counseling Project, which helps provide access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services to Marylanders with limited resources.

  • Charm City Care Connection, which connects residents of marginalized communities in Baltimore to high-quality healthcare services and seeks to address any obstacles that might threaten that connection.

  • SOURCE, which engages the Johns Hopkins University health professional schools and Baltimore communities in mutually beneficial partnerships that promote health and social justice.

  • Mikey's Miracle Foundation, Inc., which works to improve the quality of life for patients and their families during their fight against cancer.

  • The Red Devils, Inc., which funds services that improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients and their families.

  • National Kidney Foundation, an organization dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Lyft Baltimore’s Community Grants recipients were selected through a competitive application process. Any 501(c)3 organization that operates in the Baltimore metro area is eligible to apply for a grant at http://go.lyft.com/communitygrants. Your organization is driving toward something — let Lyft help you get there.

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Published on Dec 26, 2018

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