Help us to continue to help our community with urgent basic needs in order to improve living conditions of children and families and improve lives. Every $ goes towards the Urgent Basic needs program that helps keep families together and support Underserved families that have barriers of language, transportation, con
2nd year we will have a float representing our Hispanic community.
Hispanic Alliance GA offices
Toy Distribution for Children in partnership with Toys for Tots
Hispanic Alliance GA offices
In partnership with Safe Kids, providing instruction and infant car seats to underserved Mothers living in poverty.
Refugees to the United States, especially those who are recently resettled, may experience living arrangements or working conditions that put them at greater risk of getting COVID-19. Some refugees also have limited access to health care, as well as certain underlying medical conditions that put them at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19, compared to the rest of the U.S.
Some COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients Can Get Booster Shots
You are eligible for a booster if you are:
When to get a booster:
At least 6 months after your second shot
Which booster should you get?
Any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United StatesWhat You Need to Know
COVID-19 vaccination reduces the risk of COVID-19 and its potentially severe complications. All COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for use in the United States helped protect people against COVID-19, including severe illness, in clinical trial settings. So far, studies that have looked at how COVID-19 vaccines work in real-world conditions (vaccine effectiveness studies) have shown that these vaccines are working w
We prioritize our most vulnerable families and children, living in poverty, with no other relief, with little or no support network, English language deficient, transportation barriers affected with unemployment, quarantine and illness.
Hispanic babies born in rural enclaves are more likely to be impoverished than those in the city. And it’s harder for them to receive help from federal and state programs, such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Consistent health care also is hard to come by, particularly if their parents are undocumented and are fearful of being discovered and deported—even though the children are U.S. citizens.
As a result, many researchers say, many of these children may never realize their full potential and escape poverty.
“These babies are starting behind the starting line,” said Daniel Lichter, a Cornell University researcher and coauthor of a recent study on their situation. “And their opportunities as they move into adulthood are jeopardized. These are American citizens at risk of failing to thrive.” (https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2015/08/14/hispanic-poverty-in-rural-areas-challenges-states)
Monthly we help 600-800 families connect to a box of culturally appropriate nutritious food. This helps our hard working families have a little more for medicines, rent or utilities. We help our babies connect to diapers and formula. We help our families connect to WIC, SNAP and Medicaid.
In 2020, we have helped over 10,000 families obtain access to nutritious, fresh food, alongside our over 30 Corporate Partners and funders. Over 7000 PPE and 8600 individuals connected to access to job opportunities
Gainesville City is comprised of 41.3% Latino population. Latinos in Hall County are largest minority living below poverty line, living in neighborhoods of 50% or more in poverty.
People living in neighborhoods with high poverty levels suffer poorer health, higher rates of crime, poor performing schools, limited access to support networks and job opportunities.
Growing up in poverty threatens child development, impairs brain development, leads to poor academic cognitive and health outcomes.
Children who grow up in households with parents with low educational attainment or have not graduated High School have socioeconomic disadvantages, lower birth rate, health issues, are not school ready, have limited opportunities of education and employment as adults.