Inspira donates $50K, clinical support to help end homelessness in Cumberland County

Inspira Health Network announced Thursday it has donated another $50,000 to help fund the M25 Initiative‘s Cumberland County Housing First Collaborative.

Before this, Inspira also donated $50,000, bringing its total donation to $100,000.

Inspira, as a founding member of the CCHFC, said it is committed to providing behavioral health and logistical support to support the collaborative. The collaborative said it aims to end chronic homelessness in Cumberland county by 2020.

“We are thrilled with the results after just one year of this initiative. The numbers speak for themselves. Under the leadership of the M25 Initiative, we are reducing health care costs and taking great strides toward ending chronic homelessness in Cumberland County,” said John DiAngelo, CEO and president of Inspira Health Network.

“Housing First is a common-sense philosophy and practice that has been implemented throughout the world with a proven track record of success. Our program in Cumberland County is mirroring the success of similar endeavors by improving lives and saving money. We are grateful for Inspira’s continued support and contribution to this program. Their support is invaluable to meet the goal of ending chronic homelessness in Cumberland County,” said Dr. Robin Weinstein, founder and president of the M25 Initiative.