Michaela Gasca received a Great Gifts of Gratitude award from Great Western Bank.

Local Hero: Michaela Gasca

During the pandemic, Michaela has fearlessly continued in her role as a Social Worker with Falls Community Health (FCH). FCH is a Federally Qualified Healthcare center providing free and reduced-cost health care and social services to new immigrants, people experiencing homelessness, and other vulnerable populations.

Aside from her day to day duties, when this pandemic hit and a local homeless shelter experienced staff shortages, she put herself in harm’s way by providing services and care coordination in this high-risk environment.

What's more, she helped to design and coordinate a housing program for individuals under investigation for COVID-19 and COVID positive persons needing a safe and secure setting to follow social isolation and distancing guidelines. Michaela gives her all to those she serves.

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