As the COVID-19 Pandemic drags on we have seen a dramatic increase in the need for assistance through Foundation programs. In fact, some program needs have doubled. While the increased demand has created challenges, we are thankful for your continued support to help us continue to meet the needs of our community. With your help, we have touched 2,497 lives in just the past three months.
Donors and volunteers like YOU made this possible. Please read below to see how the Foundation is putting your dollars to work right here in the Northland.
COVID-19 Relief – 423 Care Packages have been delivered to our Liberty Hospital frontline workers since July, 2020
TreeHouse – 138 guests utilized the TreeHouse as a ‘home away from home’
Hughes Family Assistance Fund – 53 employees received Holiday Meal Kits, filled with pantry staples for a family of four and a $25 grocery store gift card – In the past three months, 27 Hospital employees in crisis received assistance for basic needs like; rent/mortgage, utilities, medical bills, grocery/food, childcare, and home repairs
Kyleigh’s Gift Over 350 new families received SleepSacks for their newborn baby. Kyleigh’s Gift also provided: – 110 meal vouchers for families with babies in the NICU – 7 families received bereavement support and utilized our Caring Cradles when facing a full-term loss – 28 miscarriage care packages were given to women across Liberty Hospital – 8,025 diapers were distributed to new families facing need
Patient Assistance In the past six months, 575 patients in need have received patient assistance: – 169 patients received transportation to and from appointments – 14 patients provided with translation services – 43 patients received assistance with essential medications – 8 patients received co-pay assistance – 45 patients were provided new clothing upon discharge -9 uninsured Liberty Public School students received care/medications through Liberty Hospital Urgent Care
Professional Education – 2 Hospital Employees have received the Thomann Financial Services, Inc. Scholarship to pursue advanced degrees such as an MSN – 35 Hospital Employees have received Stocksdale Educational Assistance funds toward coursework that leads to a degree or licensure/certification