YOUNGSTOWN — Meridian HealthCare has received $30,000 from the COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund, a joint effort of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, the Raymond John Wean Foundation and the Youngstown Foundation.
Meridian received $15,000 from the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and $15,000 from the Youngstown Foundation.
The funds will help provide food for nearly 200 individuals and families living in Meridian’s eight housing facilities. Meridian maintains several types of permanent supportive housing facilities designed to address the varying needs of clients such as the homeless, veterans, women with children, men, individuals with chronic mental illness and low-income senior citizens.
“We are so grateful to receive this support from the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and the Youngstown Foundation — it’s going to help so many people,” Larry Moliterno, president and CEO of Meridian, said in a news release. “Both of these foundations continue to make an impact not only at Meridian but throughout our community.”