This partnership will address existing challenges and health disparities facing Black women and support their long-term, continued wellness as BWHI celebrates its 38-year anniversary
Today the WellSky Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for vulnerable populations, announced it has donated $50,000 to the Black Women’s Health Imperative, the first nonprofit organization created by Black women to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls. Through this donation, the WellSky Foundation is supporting Black women’s right to live happy, healthy, and long lives.
“The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the oldest and only national organization focused on Black women’s physical, emotional, and financial wellness. The movement for Black women’s health equity is both longstanding and ongoing,” said Linda Goler Blount, MPH, President and CEO of BWHI, who is also an epidemiologist. “We’ve come a long way, but there’s still so much more we