FORT WAYNE — Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana has been awarded a grant in the amount of $50,000 by The Lutheran Foundation. The funds from this grant will be used for operational support.
This grant from The Lutheran Foundation will help support the programs offered to the Northeast Indiana region, including the Front Door services (which include client advocacy and peer support), suicide prevention efforts, education and trainings, guardianship services, Cedars Hope and Kids on the Block. MHANI is proud to offer a variety of services and programs to Northeast Indiana, and through this grant, it can continue to serve community members in need.
“We are pleased to receive continued support from The Lutheran Foundation,” Lisa Smith, executive director of MHANI, commented on the grant award. “Serving community members who are facing a mental health challenge is our number one priority. Grant awards like this one help us keep it that way.”
The Lutheran Foundation envisions the people of northeast Indiana seizing opportunities to grow in Christ and actively living out the life God intended in their communities. By caring for people mentally, physically, and spiritually, the Foundation is following in Christ’s footsteps and encouraging a whole-person approach to health. Since 1995, they have invested more than $156 million in regional organizations, churches, and schools.