Grants

As a supporting foundation, Reid Foundation makes grants only to Reid Hospital.  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 $60.11 million to Reid Hospital & Health Care Services. In the past year, Reid Foundation approved the following grants to support programs and services provided by Reid Hospital & Health Care Services.

Benefactors of these grants include:

2nd Quarter 2013

    • IU School of Medicine Clerkship Program – $25,000 – Reid is a proud partner with IU East and IU School of Medicine, training tomorrow’s physicians. This grant is provided by the Medical Education fund.
    • Stress Management Program – $5,250 –The Education & Wellness fund provides a Stress Management Program for Reid employees. The program is facilitated by Employee Assistance Program (EAP) staff.
    • Massage Therapy Outreach – $5,000 –Reaching out to four area senior centers, Reid massage therapists provide chair massages to community members who are often hurting and “touch deprived”. This program is supported by the Education & Wellness fund.
Reid Meals on Wheels program serves 45 Richmond residents as well as Adult Day Care, and nine Head Start classrooms.

Reid Meals on Wheels program serves 45 Richmond residents as well as Adult Day Care, and nine Head Start classrooms.

  • Meals on Wheels – $5,220 –A new Meals on Wheels fund provided equipment for the Reid Meals on Wheels delivery service. This important program is offered by Reid Food & Nutrition Services.
  • Athletic Trainer Program – $6,950 – Reid’s Rehabilitation Services offers athletic trainers for 12 area high schools at no charge to the school or students. This grant through the Rehab Services Fund provides a portion of the costs associated with the program.
  • Patient Resource Services – $13,753 – The Where the Need is Greatest Fund underwrites charity care needs of patients as identified by Patient Resource Services.

3rd Quarter 2013

  • Reid Shoes for Kids – $20,000 – Through ReidRide5 proceeds, this grant provides athletic shoes for underprivileged children in our community.
  • Reid Meals on Wheels – $3,446 – The Meals on Wheels fund provides delivery service for home-bound community members.
  • Pharmacy – $3,000 – This gift from our Where the Need is Greatest fund provides a medication counseling program for discharged patients.
  • Patient Resource Services – $13,753 – The Where the Need is Greatest Fund underwrites charity care needs of patients as identified by Patient Resource Services.

4th Quarter 2013

  • Hospice – $113,174 – Providing spiritual support through the Hospice Chaplaincy Program and other needs as identified by Hospice.
    Richard Ross puts his boxing gloves on to work with his trainer.

    Richard Ross puts his boxing gloves on to work with his Rock Steady Boxing trainer.

  • Reid Meals on Wheels – $7,358 – The Meals on Wheels fund provides delivery service for home-bound community members.
  • Reid Rock Steady Boxing – $25,000 – A grant from the Pro’s Players Fore Parkinson’s fund to purchase equipment and cover start-up costs for the new program serving Parkinson’s patients.
  • Rehab Services – $2,366 – Costs associated with a Parkinson’s speech disorder program are covered through the Where the Need is Greatest fund.
  • Heart Services – $7,240 – Donations to the Heart Services fund allowed the purchase of Point of Care Protime testing analyzers.
  • Breast Center – $35,000 –A grant from the BRAvo! Mammogram fund to Reid Breast Center pays for free mammograms for women in need of assistance.
  • Patient Resource Services – $32,141 – The Where the Need is Greatest Fund underwrites charity care needs of patients as identified by Patient Resource Services.
  • Multiple departments – $109,250 – Through fundraisers and proceeds from Ginkgo Boutique, ReidAuxiliary volunteers made contributions totaling $109,250 to Reid Foundation, funding Reid equipment and programs.
  1. Pediatrics – $76,000These funds were used to refurbish the Pediatric Play Room, complete with a fun carpet, bright paint, toys and a flat-screen TV.
  2. Healing environment – $21,250The third installment for the Green Roof Project visible from floors two

    through six of the inpatient tower.

  3. Through Auxiliary donations, the Pediatric playroom was recently updated with new toys, TV, fun carpet and bright paint.

    Through Auxiliary donations, the Pediatric playroom was recently updated with new toys, TV, fun carpet and bright paint.

  4. Community Benefit – $6,000The Kiddie Lit program provides a new book to children in the Emergency Department and Pediatric Unit.
  5. Mother-Baby Unit – $6,000This grant funds a new program for young families: Resolve Thru Sharing

1st Quarter 2014

  • Care Notes Fund – $1,300 – The Care Notes program, begun in memory of Kevin MacDowell, provides informational brochures to help patients and families cope with the difficulties of a health-related issue.
  • Reid Meals on Wheels – $3,554 – The Meals on Wheels fund provides delivery service for home-bound community members.
  • Employee Emergency Fund – $5,000 – Through the “I am thankful” campaign, Reid employees made donations and pledges to help their co-workers in difficult situations.

Join us as we further support programs for Reid Hospital this year.  Make an online donation or learn more about planned giving.