MAXIMUS Foundation Provides Financial Support To Local Non-Profit Organizations

MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that the MAXIMUS Foundation has distributed approximately $206,000 in grants to 87 local non-profit organizations as part of its most recent grant cycle.

The MAXIMUS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of MAXIMUS, providing financial assistance to many of the same disadvantaged populations and local communities that MAXIMUS serves as an operator of health and human services programs. The MAXIMUS Foundation is completely funded by MAXIMUS and its employees, and provides grants to local community organizations with programs and projects in the areas of child and youth development, health, and community development.

“We are proud to play a role in the programming and services these local community nonprofits provide around the country,” commented Dr. John Boyer, Chairman of the MAXIMUS Foundation. “The financial support we are able to provide these nonprofits is a testament to the giving spirit found in so many MAXIMUS employees.”

The grants were distributed to the following organizations:
  1. AIDS Task Force (IN)
  2. Arbor Hospice Foundation (MI)
  3. Arlington Pediatric Center
  4. Artists for Humanity (MA)
  5. Boys & Girls Club of the Upstate (SC)
  6. Boys & Girls Club of Trenton
  7. California Youth Connection
  8. Carpenter’s Shelter (VA)
  9. CASA Montgomery County (MD)
  10. Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet (IL)
  11. Catholic Youth Organization of Mercer (NJ)
  12. Center for Holistic Development (NE)
  13. Central City Churches (WI)
  14. Clayton Dabney for Kids with Cancer (TX)
  15. Colonial Youth and Family Services (NY)
  16. Community Art Center (MA)
  17. Community Bridges (MD)
  18. Comunilife (NY)
  19. CORO Southern California
  20. Covenant House (CA)
  21. Cradles to Crayons (MA)
  22. Crisis Nursery (AZ)
  23. Dallas Furniture Bank
  24. Easter Seals (MA)
  25. Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (DC)
  26. Employment Opportunity and Training Center of Northeastern PA
  27. FACETS (VA)
  28. Rochester Community Robotics (NY)
  29. For Love of Children (DC)
  30. Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra (IN)
  31. Free Arts for Abused Children NYC
  32. Fresh Start Surgical Gifts (CA)
  33. Guardian Angel Community Services (IL)
  34. Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus (CA)
  35. Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center (TX)
  36. Healthworks Community Fitness (MA)
  37. Helping the Aging, Needy, and Disabled (TX)
  38. High Sky Children’s Ranch (TX)
  39. Homestretch (VA)
  40. Horizons for Homeless Children (MA)
  41. Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (CA)
  42. ICAN (AZ)
  43. Idaho Meth Project
  44. Jill’s House (VA)
  45. Life’s Kitchen (ID)
  46. MA Alliance on Teen Pregnancy
  47. Malta House of Care Foundation (CT)
  48. Manos de Cristo (TX)
  49. MEND (CA)
  50. My Home Your Home (WI)
  51. National AG Science Center (CA)
  52. New Avenues to Independence (OH)
  53. Noble (IN)
  54. Northern Illinois Food Bank
  55. Northwest Assistance Ministries (TX)
  56. Operation Comfort (TX)
  57. Our Kids of Miami-Dade Monroe (FL)
  58. Parents Helping Parents (CA)
  59. Passaic County CASA (NJ)
  60. Pathway Homes (VA)
  61. Project Transitions (TX)
  62. Ravenswood Community Services (IL)
  63. Rochester Public Library (NY)
  64. Safe Harbor (VA)
  65. Safeplace (TX)
  66. Sistercare (SC)
  67. Society for the Blind (CA)
  68. Sojourner Family Peace Center (WI)
  69. SOME (DC)
  70. South Brevard Women’s Center (FL)
  71. St. Joseph’s Center (PA)
  72. The Children’s Shelter (TX)
  73. The Parenting Center (TX)
  74. The Posse Foundation (IL)
  75. Triangle (MA)
  76. Turnstone Center (IN)
  77. United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern PA
  78. Wheaton Franciscan – St. Joseph Foundation (WI)
  79. William Byrd Community House (VA)
  80. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (VA)
  81. Women Helping Women (CA)
  82. Women’s Prison Association (NY)
  83. Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago
  84. Youth Service Project (IL)
  85. Youthspark (GA)
  86. YWCA Oklahoma City
  87. Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center (IL)

About MAXIMUS

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Saudi Arabia. The Company delivers business process services to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance BC (British Columbia), as well as welfare-to-work and child support programs around the globe. The Company's primary customer base includes federal, provincial, state, county and municipal governments. Operating under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People ®, MAXIMUS has approximately 11,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.maximus.com.

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