️Rx Kids Free Day at the Flint Children’s Museum is made possible by the Genesee Health System. Rx Kids Launch Bash at the Capitol Theatre is made possible thanks to major support from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Molina Healthcare, Cars 108, Club 93.7, the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, United Way of Genesee County, University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Internet Essentials, Shirin Ebadi Foundation, A Comprehensive Dermatology Center, University of Michigan Child and Adolescent Data Lab, ELGA Credit Union, MSU Dairy Store , Flint Institute of Music, Michigan Public Health Institute, Michigan League for Public Policy, Witt & Goldsworthy PLLC, Michigan Medicine Zero to Thrive, Comcast, Hamilton Community Health Network, and other individual donors. Opportunities to sponsor this historic event are still available here. No Rx Kids funds are supporting this event.
Launched in January 2024, Rx Kids is the first-ever citywide cash prescription program for pregnant moms and 2024 babies. A public-private partnership with over $43 million raised, Rx Kids provides all pregnant moms in the city of Flint with no-strings-attached cash of $1,500 during pregnancy and $500 each month throughout a baby’s first year. Rx Kids empowers parents with the family financial security to care for the youngest members of their family during the critical first year of life. Over 300 families are already enrolled in Rx Kids with almost $400,000 in cash already prescribed.
Rx Kids is made possible thanks to major support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and the State of Michigan. Other founding funders include the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Skyline Foundation, Ruth Mott Foundation, City of Flint, Doris Duke Foundation, Jamie and Denise Jacob Family Foundation/Ajax Paving, Michigan Health Endowment Fund, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Children’s Foundation, HAP CareSource, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Mott Children’s Health Center Roy Peterson Fund, and Jeremy and Amy Piper Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Hurley Foundation, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation, and the generosity of individual donors.