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Metro Health Hospital Foundation Announces Winter Grants

Posted: March 12, 2009

The Metro Health Hospital Foundation has approved more than $113,000 in grants to support programs and services provided by the Hospital.

Twenty-two grants ranging from $2,300 to more than $33,000 will support a wide variety of initiatives, including the maternal-infant health supplies, continuing education programs, a pediatric jaundice meter and support services for cancer patients.

The 2009 winter grants include:

  • Educational assistance to aid low-income pregnant mothers with education and the purchase of safety equipment, such as new car seats
  • Equipment for Metro’s newly expanded Spine Center, including treatment tables, measurement tools and educational materials
  • A special patient care fund for cancer patients to provide support in the purchase of non-prescription medications, toiletries and food, as well as transportation assistance
  • Continuing education grants to support nursing, women’s health and imaging technology

Learn more about the Metro Health Hospital Foundation.

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

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