Impact2018-11-14T10:12:56+00:00

Making an Impact in 2017

Snapshot of Philanthropy in Action

Cancer LifeNet at the Kaufman Cancer Center

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An estimated 1,700 individuals (local cancer patients and their loved ones) benefited from services provided by Cancer LifeNet at the Kaufman Cancer Center.
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unique classes, services and support group offerings hosted by CLN, provided free-of-charge for our neighbors, by our neighbors.

Senator Bob Hooper House

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RESIDENTS
received compassionate, end-of-life care at the Senator Bob Hooper House.
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(or 55%)

of the residents served at
the Senator Bob Hooper House received charity care.

This equated to

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NIGHTS
of care funded fully through philanthropy for our neighbors in need.

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

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NURSES

in UM Upper Chesapeake Health’s Intensive Care Unit are now certified or recertified as Critical Care Registered Nurses and Progressive Care Certified Nurses.

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MORE SQUARE FOOTAGE

UM Upper Chesapeake Health’s newly renovated Cardiac Rehabilitation Center was funded, in part, by gifts made to The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation.  The renovation project has provided 25% more square footage of space for cardiac rehabilitation patients and care team.  Additionally, philanthropy supported the purchase of two new treadmills for the Center.

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RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS

have received special training in a specialty intubation class, thanks to a philanthropic gift made by a grateful patient and family cared for by our health care system.

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NEW MOMS AND BABIES
at UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center received education and developmentally appropriate toolkits for substance-exposed newborns.  The toolkits include evidence-based materials that help both baby and mom including literature, massage oils, and developmental toys.