Together, Milwaukee Health Services Inc. (MHSI), the 34 Ways to Assist Foundation and Molina Healthcare will host a Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway and Health Screening for its patients on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 11:00am-3:00pm at their Martin Luther King, Jr. Heritage Health Center location at 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. Thanksgiving dawns the beginning of the holidays and represents the season to give.
“The primary objective of the Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway and health screening for patients is to provide access to health care services and supply a nutritious holiday dinner for their loved ones,” says Kimberly Williams, Family Support Worker for Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.” Community service has always been an important part of the mission of MHSI. The Thanksgiving dinner giveaway provides an opportunity for our employees and collaborating partners to give back to the community we serve.”
Milwaukee native Devin Harris, starting point guard for the National Basketball Association’s Atlanta Hawks is the founder of the 34 Ways to Assist Foundation. “Devin’s belief is that he is greatly blessed in so many ways through his career as a professional athlete, and his desire is to give back to these communities he calls home as they have given to him.” Molina Healthcare employees will assist in the food distribution. Feeding America is sponsored by Molina Healthcare. Molina provides quality and cost-effective Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program.
“Molina Healthcare is committed to serving the Milwaukee community,” says Andy Bhugra, President of Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin. “By partnering with organizations such as Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., 34 Ways to Assist Foundation, Feeding America and Wal-Mart, we can work together to increase access to community resources for individuals and families who need assistance.”
The mission of MHSI is to provide accessible, quality, primary and related health care services to Milwaukee residents, with the continuing emphasis on medically-underserved families and individuals. MHSI operates the Martin Luther King, Jr. Heritage Health Center at 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, the Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center at 8200 W. Silver Spring Drive and the MHS Convenient Care Clinic located in the Midtown Piggly Wiggly at 4061 N. 54th Street.