的 勇敢之心基金 is now accepting applications for Phase II grants. Affected families may apply for financial support of up to $60,每个家庭受影响000, in addition to the earlier-launched Phase I grant program offering grants of $15,000美元用于支付眼前的费用. 的se Phase II charitable grant dollars will support the long-term needs of families, 比如医疗和咨询, 住房, 食物, transportation and educational needs of family members.
的 勇敢之心基金 was co-founded in April 2020 by the Foundations of 合乐888登录注册 and Cigna alongside charitable partner E4E Relief. 的 Foundations of 合乐888登录注册 and Cigna each seeded the 勇敢之心基金 with $25 million, with the goal of growing it to $100 million through support from other corporations and individuals. 合乐888登录注册基金 is also matching gifts from individuals, 一美元换一美元, 高达2500万美元.
"的 generosity of the 勇敢之心基金 during what has been the toughest time of my life has made such a difference. I am so grateful to everyone who found it in the goodness of their hearts to think of the families of the heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice caring for their fellow humans during these unprecedented times.”——约翰Varkey.
的 Fund began disbursing charitable funds in May, supporting more than 100 families with $15,000用于即时开支, and continues to accept applications for grants to support eligible family members of frontline healthcare workers and volunteers who lose their lives 对新型冠状病毒肺炎 while caring for others. 的 Fund will now award up to an additional $60,000 per family for long-term needs. Families are able to apply for both short and long-term grants. To date, the Fund has received applications from impacted families across 19 states seeking support.
In a press release issued by E4E Relief, 约翰Varkey, 谁最近失去了妻子, Aleyamma约翰, a longtime Queens Hospital Center nurse, 对新型冠状病毒肺炎, said: “的 generosity of the 勇敢之心基金 during what has been the toughest time of my life has made such a difference. I am so grateful to everyone who found it in the goodness of their hearts to think of the families of the heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice caring for their fellow humans during these unprecedented times."
If you are a family member of a healthcare worker or volunteer who has passed due 对新型冠状病毒肺炎, find out if you are eligible for support 在这里.
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