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Operation Care gets $30,000 Grant from Blue Shield Foundation

Operation Care gets $30,000 Grant from Blue Shield Foundation

Operation Care of Amador County received a $30,000 grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation for recognition as being a vital service provider for victims of domestic violence.  Foundation President and CEO Peter Long said Operation Care is integral to Blue Shield Foundation’s collective mission to end domestic violence in California.  The funding is to support their capacity to provide services and assist survivors of domestic violence.  The grant is part of the Foundation’s efforts to strengthen organizations and provide working capital to respond to new challenges.  Operation Care Executive Director Tammie Crabtree said the award recognized their innovative ideas for prevention education, and the funds would go toward their education goals, and continuing the same free services for their clients.  In fiscal year 2011-2012, Operation Care helped 260 victims of domestic violence in AmadorCounty.

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