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Roseville, Calif. – Blue Shield of California Foundation has announced a grant of $15,000 to Stand Up Placer to strengthen their capacity to provide critical services and shelter for survivors of domestic violence in Placer County.

These core operating funds offer the flexibility to respond to changes and challenges as they arise, so that vital community organizations like Stand Up Placer can continue to reach many of the most vulnerable Californians.

“It is a privilege partner with and support California’s network of domestic violence service providers, including Stand Up Placer said Peter Long, Ph.D., president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Foundation. “Their role in the community is absolutely essential, and we are committed to ensuring they have the resources they need to continue serving domestic violence survivors and their families.”

The Foundation understands the importance of unrestricted core operating funds, which can help domestic violence agencies cover important organizational costs during a time when public resources remain scarce.

“It is an honor to be awarded this grant and to be recognized for the work Stand Up Placer does every day to serve thousands of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Placer County” states Executive Director Micelle Coleman

This funding is part of a group of grants designed to empower California’s domestic service providers and help them continue to make a difference in the lives of thousands of women, children, and families across the state.

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