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Grants

Our Grants

As a supporting foundation, Reid Foundation makes grants only to Reid Health. From community services and charity care to equipment, we are able to make a difference in the health of our community only through the generous philanthropy of our donors. During its history, Reid Foundation has granted an aggregate of $86.3 million to Reid Health.

Cancer Navigators

A cancer diagnosis is often overwhelming. Patients and their family members are suddenly faced with important decisions while coping with new emotions. Reid Hospital Foundation is pleased to partner with Reid Cancer Center to provide patient navigators to assist with appointments and introductions and answer questions.

Community AED Program

With the help of donors, Reid Foundation purchased and distributed 291 Automated Electronic Defibrillators (AEDs) in 2011 and 2012. Seventy-five were donated to area school systems where people, young and old, gather each day.

Community Benefit Mammogram Program

Reid sees approximately 85 patients per year with breast cancer. Some of these patients, like Ellen, find the cancer themselves through self-examination without the assistance of a digital mammogram. For others, however, constraints have made that choice for them as regular exams are not affordable.

Free High School Athletic Trainers

Reid Hospital Foundation supports area high schools through Reid's athletic training program. Schools that choose to participate, each receive a free full-time athletic trainer to work with their student athletes on strength, agility, and limited rehabilitation following an injury.

Hospice

Reid Hospice serves many families just like the Wellers. A team of nurses, volunteers and a chaplain are available to ensure comfort for the patient and family. The care brings compassion and dignity in the final days of life.

Mother Baby Care - Be Our Guest

Reid Foundation is pleased to support the program that provided Leslie Walther with a complimentary room during her premature baby's hospital stay. We understand that special circumstances sometimes call for extra-special care. At times, parents or family members need to be near their child on the Mother/Baby floor.

STOP Program

STOP is a physician-referred 12-week weight management program for children and adolescents ages 7-17. The purpose of STOP is to improve the physical and emotional health of the entire family. By learning more about eating right, exercising and choosing healthy lifestyle habits, children and adolescents can reach their weight management goals.

Where the Need is Greatest

Reid Foundation supports many needs throughout the hospital and community. The Where the need is greatest fund allows our board of directors to review all needs and allocate donations as appropriate.

TOTAL GRANTS FOR 2021: $2,008,250

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Grants By Quarter

In the past year, Reid Foundation approved the following grants to support programs and services provided by Reid Health. Benefactors of these grants include:

1st Quarter 2022 Grants

TOTAL GRANTS 1ST QUARTER 2022: $164,237

  • Hospice Services $10,990 - This grant provided funding for minor equipment for patient comfort, patient and family education booklets, patient transportation fees and medication costs not covered by insurance/patient inability to pay.

  • Food & Nutrition Services $12,759 - "Choose Well @ Home" program provides nutritional meals to individuals in the Reid Health Service areas to promote healthy eating throughout the week.

  • Oncology Services $11,594 - This fund provides charity care needs for the oncology patients this quarter as well as providing patient cancer navigation educational tote bags.

  • Human Resources $10,000 - Funds to assist employees in emergency crisis.

  • Reid Peri-Operative Clinic $106,600 - This grant provided the Reid Peri-Operative Clinic with various items and bags to be handed out to patients to enhance the pre-surgical experience.

  • Reid Health Medical Fitness $12,294 - This fund provided for the expenses related to the "Rock Steady Boxing" program.

2nd Quarter 2022 Grants

TOTAL GRANTS 2ND QUARTER 2022: $269,409

  • Hospice Services $10,065 - This grant provided funding for minor equipment for patient comfort, patient and family education booklets, patient transportation fees and medication costs not covered by insurance/patient inability to pay.

  • Food & Nutrition Services $19,409 - "Choose Well @ Home" program provides nutritional meals to individuals in the Reid Health Service areas to promote healthy eating throughout the week.

  • Oncology Services $9,137 - This grant helped support the National Cancer Survivors Day celebration on June 3rd, 2022, to include t-shorts, invitations, music, food, tent rental, & banners.

  • Reid Health General Fund $250,000 - Where the Need is Greatest- funds go to the place within the hospital where there is not a specific fund set up but the need for such a service, equipment, or other requirement by the hospital is not usually funded.

  • Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy $15,000 - Provided support for the Pediatric Therapy-Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Annual Camp (CIMT) for up to 40 children with a diagnosis of hemiplegia due to cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injury, TBI, pediatric stroke, and other neurological disorders.

  • RHPA Administration $10,780 - This grant provided funds to the MA program for Ohio residents only who are currently Reid employees going through the MA program.

  • Reid Health Care Pavilion $2,000 - This grant provided updated equipment for leisure activities to teach coping mechanisms, stress relief and teamwork.

  • Volunteer Services, Therapy Dogs $992 - This grant help fund new therapy dog vests for the dogs to wear when they are on Reid campuses for events and visits.

3rd Quarter 2021 Grants

TOTAL GRANTS 3RD QUARTER 2021: $530,471

  • Hospice Services $7,208 - Providing spiritual support through the Hospice Chaplaincy Program and other needs as identified by Hospice.

  • Oncology Services $658 - This fund provides charity care needs for the oncology patients this quarter.

  • Food & Nutrition Services $14,279 - Meals on Wheels fund provided equipment for the Reid Meals on Wheels delivery service. This important program is offered by Reid Food & Nutrition Services, and to underwrite equipment "Choose Well @ Home" delivery service.

  • Reid Health General Fund $500,000 - Where the Need is Greatest- funds go to the place within the hospital where there is not a specific fund set up but the need for such a service, equipment, or other requirement by the hospital is not usually funded.

  • Patient Resource Services $8,326 - To provide funds for the charity care needs for patients as identified by Patient Resource Services.

4th Quarter 2021 Grants

TOTAL GRANTS 4TH QUARTER: $1,101,274

  • Hospice Services $13,465 - Providing spiritual support through the Hospice Chaplaincy Program and support the needs of hospice patients as identified by Hospice.

  • Auxiliary Gift $370,000 - Each year the Reid Health Auxiliary takes the proceeds of the Ginko Boutique and donate those back to the Reid Health Foundation, this year their donation was the largest yet and will benefit the following:

    • New Equipment: Radiation Oncology, Cardiac Ultrasound, MRI, 3 East (Labor & Delivery, Nursery), 4 North (Orthopedic), Occupational Therapy, Pre/Post Op Care, Physical Therapy.

    • Programs and Services: Reid Foundation (BRAvo!), Education/Emergency (children's literature program), Mother Baby Care Center (Resolve Through Sharing Program), 5 North (pediatric Cheer Fund), Reid Health Pavilion Connersville (Clothes Closet), Reid Emergency Department (Clothes Closet), Volunteer Services (Reach Out and Read, Comfort Blankets), General Needs for Reid Health Staff Appreciation.

  • Breast Center $65,834 - Covering the cost of the BRAvo! mammograms for women unable to pay or need help paying.

  • Oncology Services $22,560 - This fund provides charity care needs for the oncology patients as well as welcome bags for new oncology patients.

  • Food & Nutrition Services $13,387 - The Meals on Wheels fund provides necessary equipment and assistance to the Choose Well @ Home food delivery services.

  • Reid Shoes For Kids $46,857 - The Shoes for Kids Program is supported through the Reid Ride fund. Shoes for Kids provides shoes to school age children in the Reid Health service area. In 2021 over 2,000 pairs of shoes were provided in the community.

  • IU School of Medicine Clerkship Program $25,000 - The Medical Education fund helps offset the costs of the 3rd year medical student clerkship Program.

  • Reid Health General Fund $470,000 - The Where the Need is Greatest fund allows for immediate needs around the hospital to be met as there are not specific funds set up for a specific service, equipment need, or other necessity required by the hospital.

  • Reid Health Connersville $24,441 - Providing artwork throughout the Cardiology and Oncology facilities in Connersville to help promote a healing environment for patients to experience while receiving care.

  • Reid Health Cambridge City $34,951 - Providing artwork throughout the office to help promote a healing environment for patients to experience while receiving care.

  • Reid Cancer Center $14,779 - Through Where the Need is Greatest funds the artwork in the waiting rooms of the Cancer Center have been updated in order to provide a relaxing and healing environment while patients are receiving care.

Our IRS Form 990, Mission Report & financial statements are available upon request.

Reid Health Foundation
1100 Reid Parkway
Richmond, Indiana 47374
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