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What We Support

Everyone benefits from a stronger Union

A community supporting a community. It doesn’t get much stronger than that.

Click here to download the 2019 Union Health Foundation Impact Report

In 2019, $578,002.52 went to improve health & wellness in the Wabash Valley. Here’s a snapshot of what your donations achieved:

Improving Community Health: $75,254.90

  • Community Senior Circuit Outreach Program
  • Ruth House, substance abuse recovery center
  • Development of community pain management classes
  • Bike helmets and safety education for underserved youth
  • Pediatrics Reach Out & Read program
  • Child hot car death prevention/awareness program

Funding Education: $78,635.24

  • Continuing Medical Education for doctors, nurses & social workers
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training
  • Lactation consultant education
  • College scholarships
  • Breast center conference for Clara Fairbanks staff
  • Wound Treatment Associate & Ostomy Care Associate programs
  • De-escalation training for ER staff
  • RN Certification study materials

Caring for Patients: $51,236.56

  • Massage therapy for cancer patients
  • Mammograms & diagnostic procedures for under-insured patients
  • Gas gift cards for NICU families
  • Pediatric therapy scholarships
  • Breast pumps for low income mothers
  • Carseats for under-insured NICU families
  • Financial assistance for pre-diabetes class participants

Providing Equipment: $91,657.02

  • Sara Stedy sit-to-stand lift for patients
  • Walking assistance device for ICU/open hear patients
  • AEDs and Pediatric AED pads
  • Radiology Slipp Transfer patient mover
  • IV Therapy Genesis Blood Collection monitor & stand
  • Colostrum collection kit to aid in breastfeeding
  • EMG/EEG Dual Modality equipment for neurophysiology
  • Core strengthening equipment for pulmonary rehab
  • Position devices for patient comfort at Hux Cancer Center

Supporting Programs and Service Lines: $281,218.80

  • Pre-anesthesia testing clinic/patient education
  • Van for transportation of supplies for health fairs/community outreach
  • COPD Readmission Reduction Program
  • Pharmacy Emergency Medicine PGY2 Residency start-up
  • Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care operations

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