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