Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey in Metuchen Receives $11K Grant

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Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey in Metuchen, received a grant of $11,000 to support health literacy workshops for adults, "Reading Medicine Labels," as part of its Improving Health Literacy Skills of Low Literate Adults Project. The workshops are designed to increase understanding of medications, their different forms and how to read labels.The grant also provides for a volunteer train-the trainer session, community outreach and a health literacy session for workshop leaders.  

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey announced the Foundation's third round of grants for 2011, awarding $396,000 to 23 organizations. The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey supports charitable organizations that promote health and the arts throughout New Jersey.

Robert A. Marino, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation, stated that "We recognize how these organizations are making a positive difference in the health and quality of life of individuals throughout New Jersey."


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