(PHOENIX – July 11, 2019) – Volunteers from Mercy Care donated and assembled almost 300 backpacks stocked full of school supplies to Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS). This event was held in connection with JFCS’ 2019 Backpack Drive, which accumulated nearly 1,800 brand new backpacks for children K-12 in need throughout the Valley.
About Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Jewish Family & Children’s Service is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that strengthens the community by providing behavioral health, healthcare and social services to all ages, faiths and backgrounds. At JFCS we hope for a future where families are strong, where our elders are cared for and where children are safe. Our dedication to our mission is strengthened by our commitment to our core Jewish values that honor community and the continuity of the generations.
About Mercy Care
Mercy Care is a not-for-profit health plan offering integrated care to children, adults and seniors eligible for AHCCCS benefits. Our broad network of providers offers services and supports for members with physical and general mental health and substance use concerns, long term care, developmental or cognitive disabilities, Medicare and Medicaid and serious mental illness. Mercy Care has been serving Medicaid members across Arizona since 1985.