Children’s of Alabama receives grant from Honda USA Foundation

Children's of Alabama safety experts
This grant will help support the continuous safety initiatives for youth and adults. (Children’s of Alabama)

Children’s of Alabama announced today, June 1 that they received a grant award from the Honda USA Foundation. This grant will help safety experts at Children’s support child safety statewide. Keep reading for more details on this grant and what it means for Children’s of Alabama.

What is the Honda USA Foundation?

Children's Hospital
Alabama’s only freestanding pediatric hospital. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

Honda USA Foundation provides funding to support programs that ensure youth feel safe on and off the road. This gift will ensure that the safety experts at Children’s continue to teach lessons of safety to thousands of Alabama youth and adults.

Honda’s website defines this program as “supporting society in the areas of education, mobility, the environment and traffic safety by collaborating with like-minded organizations.”

The director of the Health Education and Safety Center at Children’s of Alabama made a statement expressing her gratitude for this grant.

“We are so grateful to the Honda USA Foundation for their continued support of our safety efforts. Our mission includes advocating for all children and these programs are central to that commitment.”

Marie Crew, Director, Health Education and Safety Center

What does this grant mean?

Children's of Alabama safety initiatives
Honda USA Foundation helps support Children’s safety education to thousands of Alabama youth. (Children’s of Alabama)

According to a press release from Children’s of Alabama, this grant award will support safety programs conducted by the Health Education and Safety Center, including the ThinkFirst Alabama and Child Passenger Safety programs.

With the support from this award, Children’s of Alabama hopes to reach 3,000 children and adults in their safety initiatives.

“By meeting children and families where they are with safety education and tools, we can keep Alabama children safe, well and hopefully out of the hospital.”

Marie Crew, Director, Health Education and Safety Center
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