Besides the Boys & Girls Club of Perth Amboy, St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., also is collaborating with JRMC to implement “Proyecto Muevete Junto.”
About the Aetna Foundation
The Aetna Foundation, Inc. is the independent charitable and philanthropic arm of Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). Since 1980, Aetna and the Aetna Foundation have contributed $413 million in grants and sponsorships, including $19.2 million in 2011. As a national health foundation, the Aetna Foundation promotes wellness, health and access to high-quality health care for everyone. This work is enhanced by the time and commitment of Aetna employees, who have volunteered more than 2.6 million hours since 2003. Aetna’s current giving is focused on addressing the rising rate of adult and childhood obesity in the U.S.; promoting racial and ethnic equity in health and health care; and advancing integrated health care. For more information, visit www.AetnaFoundation.org.
About Jewish Renaissance Medical CenterEstablished as the nation’s first-ever faith-based, federally qualified health center (FQHC), the Jewish Renaissance Medical Center offers the full range of internal and family medicine, dental care, mental healthcare, and various areas of specialized treatment for over 30,000 impoverished children and families. In community and school-based health centers in Perth Amboy and Newark, JRMC offers the full lifespan of healthcare – from pediatric care for vulnerable newborns to geriatric care for frail elderly adults. JRMC administers nine (9) different sites with operating income exceeding $19 million, with a growing team of over 140 professional and clinical staff. In addition to providing services within the Robert Menendez Medical Arts Building, JRMC also utilizes its mobile medical command center to connect with the highest risk children and youth. In a 38-foot Winnebago, our state-of-the-art ‘moving medical center’ is fully equipped and fabricated with two exam rooms.