Assurant Foundation distributes grants to youth-serving agencies

Assurant Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Milwaukee-based Assurant Health, has distributed $240,000 worth of grants to eight area nonprofits serving the city’s population of youth who struggle with hunger, homelessness and health and wellness.

“Assurant Health has a long history of charitable giving, and as a large employer in Milwaukee, we are proud of the positive contributions we can make to assist those who are less fortunate in our community,” Adam Lamnin, president and chief executive officer of Assurant Health, said in a statement. “We are honored to partner with these eight agencies, as they play an important role in supporting the Milwaukee community.”

Grant recipients are:

*Guest House, which received $50,000 to benefit its GATES Housing First program for homeless men
*Hunger Task Force, which received $50,000 to cover costs of infant formula and milk  
*Milwaukee Rescue Mission, which received $50,000 to provide food and shelter to 100 women and children for one month
*Pathfinders, Inc., which received $40,000 to back a drop-in center that serves homeless teens with a safe haven
*Penfield Children’s Center, which received $20,000 toward its efforts to improve behavioral health for young children
*Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, which received $10,000 toward the Dave and Carole Miracle Marathon radiothon, which supports vital programs and services provided by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
*PEARLS for Teen Girls, which received $10,000 to help fund teen pregnancy prevention and wellness and health initiatives
*Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin, which received $10,000 to help the organization continue housing families who have a child impacted by a serious illness or injury

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