The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, announced today that $4,500 in grant funding will be used to provide transportation for residents in Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh counties to get to COVID-19 vaccination appointments.
President of the Brunswick, GA, chapter of The Links, Incorporated, Jackie Bryant, presented a check to the Coastal Regional Commission, which includes Coastal Regional Coaches, a branch of the Commission that provides transit service.
“The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is excited for the Coastal Regional Commission community partnership,” said Bryant. It is our vision that providing transportation at no cost to the citizens of Camden, Glynn, and McIntosh counties will assist in reducing yet another barrier in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.”
Beginning Monday, May 17th, residents in Camden, Glynn, or McIntosh counties who have made an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine but do not have access to transportation can call (toll-free) 1-866-543-6744 to request a free ride to and from the appointment.
Funds for this initiative were provided by the Southern Area of The Links, Incorporated, Mask to Protect, Unmask to Inform Response to the Pandemic Grant.
The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, is one of 292 chapters of The Links, Incorporated, in 41 states. Made up of professional women of African descent, The Links, Incorporated, is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations.
For more information to arrange transportation call (toll-free) 1-866-543-6744.