MERCEDES, Texas – Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement (VIDA) is honored to be a grant recipient ofMethodist Healthcare Ministries. This substantial contribution allows VIDA to expand its impact and continue its essential efforts in advancing career training opportunities for allied health professionals.
The grant acknowledges the pivotal role of community organizations in driving positive transformation, addressinginfluential factors impacting health such as socio-economic challenges, and fostering avenues for economic advancement. Methodist Healthcare Ministries’ funding is a valuable contribution to supporting our community’s health and residents’ access to quality healthcare.
“We are immensely grateful to Methodist Healthcare Ministries, for selecting VIDA as a recipient of this $60,000 grant. It is our continued priority to support our low-income residents to achieve economic mobility through high-demand and high-wage career pathways, especially in the healthcare industry. This grant will allow VIDA to continue providing the essential wraparound support services for building and sustaining a competitive healthcare workforce in the RGV. Thank you MHM for recognizing the importance of investing in human capital to promote health equity and economic prosperity of our region, said Felida Villarreal, VIDA’s President & CEO.
This grant offers crucial financial backing and stands as a compelling demonstration of how collective efforts of individuals and organizations can address vital community challenges. VIDA expresses deep gratitude to Methodist Healthcare Ministries for their belief in the organization’s mission.