Sendero began offering Medicaid plans to low-income Central Texans.
Kicked off annual sponsorship for flu vaccine and flu season awareness event that occurs near Halloween each year, delviering nearly 2,000 free flu shots through 2020
In an effort to reduce emergency room visits, Sendero launched a pilot program that sent licensed community health workers with the Latino Healthcare Forum to homes of Spanish-speaking parents who need help understanding what the doctor recommended.
When a historic flood damaged homes and displaced families in the Dove Springs neighborhood on Halloween night, Sendero provided 100 care packages to the community, each package containing a grocery gift card, blankets, towels, socks and other basic items.
Began covering enrollment for participation in YMCA youth sports for members 5-14 years of age and the full cost of Boys & Girls Clubs memberships for members in Travis, Bastrop, Hays, Williamson counties.
When we learned of Coach Juan Lopez’s soccer team made up of kids in the Montopolis neighborhood, we were inspired to step in and sponsor the program. Before Sendero sponsored the Dragons, they were playing with borrowed equipment and makeshift uniforms. We partnered with Allison Elementary School for the program and at the end of their victorious season, Sendero held an awards banquet and honored each team member with a trophy.
Sendero’s program provided maternity services and care for expecting mothers, including free pregnancy testing services, free diapers, and baby showers. Sendero’s Community Health Workers accompanied members every step of the way from pregnancy testing through delivery and beyond to ensure that pregnant women could access all appropriate services available to improve the health of both mom and baby. In addition to the free testing and practical care items, Sendero provided educational materials and a host of other services, including gift cards for Well Child checks and new member assessments and information on free meals for children at area restaurants.
Began offering health plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace that has resulted in more than 100,000 central Texans insured through 2020.
Began providing access musicians and other Central Texans in need of affordable health care with Central Health covering the premiums. In 2018, expanded the program to access millions of dollars of Affordable Care Act funds and provide health insurance to chronically ill patients. This highly successful program enables CHAP members to access greater care options, such as dialysis, that was previously unavailable. “it has been wonderful for us,” said one enrollee. “It just eases my mind knowing that there is support, especially for artists like me. Knowing my family has health insurance allows me to focus on my work. I know many other artists who feel the same way.”
Sendero began covering enrollment costs for participation in one youth sports session per season for Sendero members 2 ½-18 years of age. This made free swim lessons and other sports programs available for Sendero families who might not otherwise have been able to participate.