June 16, 2017 - Thanks to the generosity of more than 2,000 donors during
the 2016-17 fundraising campaign, United Way of Coastal Georgia recently
announced it would be giving back $919,000 to community organizations
in Glynn and McIntosh Counties over the coming year to enhance education,
help people achieve financial stability and promote healthy lives.
Included among the organizations to benefit from the United Way campaign,
Coastal Medical Access Project (CMAP), a strategic affiliate of Southeast
Georgia Health System, received a $17,500 grant to support health care
services for low-income individuals without health insurance. CMAP builds
healthier communities through programs that increase access to health
care, including dental, vision, primary and specialty health care and
medication assistance for chronic illnesses.
CMAP was established in 1999 by Henri C. Woodman, county commissioner and
local philanthropist, and was integrated into the Health System in 2011.
Staffed by volunteer and employed licensed physicians and allied health
care providers, CMAP provides health care to qualified residents who are
not covered by insurance, including Medicare or Medicaid, in Camden, Glynn
and McIntosh counties. CMAP's MedBank Membership Program assists qualified
residents in 13 southeast Georgia counties in accessing free prescription