Ajana Therapy & Clinical Services Selected by GlobalGiving As Red Backpack Fund Recipient

Receives $5,000 Grant From The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation To Combat COVID-19 Crisis
 
HOUSTON - May 16, 2020 - PRLog -- GlobalGiving announced today that Ajana Therapy & Clinical Services. has been selected to receive a $5,000 COVID-19 relief and recovery grant from The Red Backpack Fund, an opportunity for small businesses and nonprofits made possible by The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation.

The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation donated $5 million to support female entrepreneurs in the wake of COVID-19 and teamed up with GlobalGiving to establish The Red Backpack Fund. GlobalGiving will award grants to at least 1,000 women entrepreneurs from now through September 2020 through The Red Backpack Fund (https://www.globalgiving.org/redbackpackfund/).

Out of thousands, Ajana Therapy & Clinical Services (https://ajanatherapy.com/) is among the first 200 Red Backpack Fund recipients to be selected. Ajana Therapy & Clinical Services was selected for the grant based on its outstanding application, its urgent need for COVID-19 relief, and its demonstrated capacity to overcome COVID-19 setbacks.

"We're proud to announce the grantees of The Red Backpack Fund. They have successfully undergone GlobalGiving's rigorous vetting process, and we believe this grant will help them continue to thrive, despite the shifting economic circumstances brought on by this crisis," said GlobalGiving CEO Alix Guerrier. "The world needs more women-led organizations who are a key force in overcoming COVID-19 and establishing a better normal."

About The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation

Since its inception in 2006, the Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation has donated millions to charities around the world, focusing on charities that empower underserved women and girls. In 2013, Sara Blakely became the first self-made, female billionaire to sign the Giving Pledge, created by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, promising to give at least half her wealth to charity. In 2020, Sara and the Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation launched the Red Backpack Fund in partnership with GlobalGiving. Back by Sara Blakely, the $5 million fund supports the recovery and revitalization of female-owned businesses in the U.S. impacted by the coronavirus crisis. While many of the world's resources are being depleted, one is waiting to be unleashed: Women.

About GlobalGiving

GlobalGiving is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit that makes it safe and easy to support important causes around the world. When a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic strikes, GlobalGiving quickly delivers funds to vetted organizations that are best-suited to lead immediate and long-term relief and recovery. As part of its mission to accelerate community-led change, GlobalGiving provides tools, training, and support to help nonprofits, donors, and companies increase their impact and make the world a better place.

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