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Mercy Foundation Receives Second Grant from the Walmart Foundation

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Mercy Foundation, Roseburg, OR, recently received a second grant of $45,000 from the Walmart Foundation to support the work of the Healthy Kids Outreach Program (HKOP) throughout Douglas County schools.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary earlier this year, Mercy Foundation’s Healthy Kids Outreach Program provides comprehensive health education—including a focus on dental health, nutrition and physical education classes, hygiene education, and violence prevention – and connects students and their families with appropriate community health care resources. Since 2006, Mercy Foundation has served approximately 240,000 students in Douglas County through the HKOP.