Eblen Charities receives 2021 Mission Health Partners Community Partner Award

Press release from Eblen Charities 

Eblen Charities has received the 2021 Mission Health Partners Community Award for its work in supporting people in poverty in WNC. It was awarded at the Mission Health Partners Annual In-Person Provider meeting.

Eblen Charities Executive Director Beth Russo said, “We are honored to receive this award. Our incredible staff and volunteers work diligently to meet people where they are, and to address community problems with pragmatic and timely solutions. We are humbled and grateful for this recognition.”

The award was presented by Mission Health Partner’s medical director, Dr. Amy Russell, for Eblen’s work in serving at-risk community members. Dr. Russell noted that Eblen Charities is an organization they frequently turn to when looking for resources to help community members, and that Eblen responds with timeliness and creative solutions.

Mission Health Partners is a Clinically Integrated Network of over 1,100 physicians and health care providers who have committed to improving quality and optimizing the individual experience of care while controlling cost for at-risk patients in western North Carolina.

Eblen Charities has been in operation for over 30 years and serves people living in and at the edge of poverty with a variety of programs. Currently Eblen is providing fans to people living in housing without air conditioning units to prevent heat-related illnesses.

To learn more about Eblen Charities, please visit www.eblencharities.org.

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