Foundation for Community Care Awards $355,705.50 in 2022
June 7, 2022

Founded in 1983, the Foundation for Community Care holds true to its mission of ensuring access to excellent, lifelong healthcare services for our community.

One hundred percent of every donation made to the Foundation for Community Care stays in our community for current and future healthcare needs. Each year, a portion of the returns of the Foundation's investments are awarded to support area groups and organizations that help promote the mission of the Foundation. Take a moment to recognize 2022's newest grants listed below. 


Grants to Community Organizations

Savage Sunrise Manor - $8,331.00

Update the Emergency Call System throughout facility enhancing the staff's ability to maintain the safety and comfort of the residents. 


Richland Youth Hockey - $5,000.00

Purchase new rental skates and storage units to continue offering public skate enjoyment to the community during the winter months. 

Savage Public Schools - $6,500.00

Replace expiring football helmets with new, high quality helmets offering athletes the safest equipment possible.


Sidney Volunteer Fire Dept - $20,000.00

Update existing SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) air compressor allowing faster cylinder refills at maximum air volume.

Town of Fairview - Fairview Pool - $1,845.00 

Purchase AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for public pool safety.


Sunrise Women's Clinic - $12,500.00

Purchase computer hardware and software for growth of quality medical care, patient safety and options, and increase of outreach in the service area.

Boys & Girls Club of Richland County - $8,000.00

Establish a playground on campus for members to safely and conveniently enjoy. 


Richland Co. Housing Authority - $5,000.00

Purchase equipment and materials for the cleaning and maintenance of air ducts and dryer vents providing healthy and safe properties for all residents.

Roosevelt Medical Center - $4,000.00

Purchase of medication cart to enable staff to safely and accurately dispense medications to residents and patients.





Grants to Sidney Health Center 

Rehab Services - $32,000.00

Enhance therapy options through purchase of FEES (Fiber Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) equipment to objectively evaluate swallowing function of patients of all ages and needs in any care setting. 


Chapel - $30,000.00

Renovate on-site chapel to be an inviting, comfortable, and private space accommodating families or small group gatherings during times of trauma as well as continue to function as a place for contemplation and prayer.

OB/GYN Clinic - $2,083.50

Purchase of infant scale, calibration weights and cart to assist lactation counselors as they educate and support new parents. Equipment will also be a part of the development of Well Baby Clinic, Baby Café USA, and Baby Bistro. 


Labor & Delivery Unit - $25,000.00

Integrate additional Panda Warmer in second birthing room to help keep newborn babies warm during temperature regulation while allowing access and interaction for parents, providers, and nurses.

Extended Care - $50,000.00

Implement Wander Guard, a full management and monitoring system, that will enhance the safety of residents and staff. This technology provides safe, efficient, and discreet management of residents that integrates with tools already in place. 


Medical/Surgical Unit - $11,899.00

Purchase Hill-Rom Centrella Bed allowing for bariatric patients to be safely cared for and monitored while increasing comfort, communication and experience.

The Lodge - $30,000.00

Install updated innovative call system technology improving care communication ensuring efficient staff response, allowing resident freedom through pendant alarms, while marking patient outcomes creating robust training programs and enhanced care outcomes.


Laboratory - $103,547.00

Purchase the WellSky Transfusion Software increasing the safety, efficiency and compliancy if blood supply management while interfacing with programs already in place reducing the impact on both laboratory administration and nursing time. SHC is a Regional Center for Blood Supplies and demand is projected to continue to rise.