Mat-Su Health Foundation 04

Mat-Su Services For Children & Adults Inc

Date Awarded: January 2009 and earlier

Amount:
$ 20,130
Focus Area:
Healthy Foundations for Families
Funding Program:
Healthy Impact
Grantee Website:
www.mssca.org

PURPOSE: The project targets a chronic threat to the health of children in the Mat-Su Borough: "motor vehicle crashes were the most frequent cause of injury to children and teens (26%) in the Mat-Su Borough" according to the report Serious & Fatal Child and Adolescent Injuries in Alaska, 1994-1998. MSCCA seeks to expand its ongoing car scat safety program in the Mat-Su Borough by training 20 new certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians and conducting monthly community car seat checks in and outside the core area

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