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Metro Health Hospital Foundation Announces Winter Grants

Posted: January 2, 2009

The Metro Health Hospital Foundation has approved nearly $94,000 in grants to support programs and services provided by the Hospital. Four grants ranging from $4,000 to more than $43,000 will support a wide variety of initiatives, including the purchase of new transporter software, training and flu shots.

The 2008 winter grants include:

  • Low-cost flu shots for the community
  • CPR training for security officers, who are often first on the scene with visitors or patients of Metro Health arriving at the facility
  • Software to improve the patient transport experience within the hospital

About Metro Health Hospital Foundation
The Metro Health Hospital Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of the West Michigan community through philanthropy. The Foundation’s support of Metro Health Hospital allows individuals, organizations and businesses to contribute funds that prevent catastrophic illnesses, provide life-saving education and screenings, improve overall patient care and fund a wide variety of programs and services. Learn more.

Contact: Ellen Bristol, Metro Health Hospital (616) 252-5033
or Mary Ann Sabo, Sabo Public Relations (616)485-1432.

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