Friday, December 20, 2013
UHS Foundation and Auxilliaries Support Innovation and Service with Community Donations and Events
UHS Foundation allocates nearly $1 million for 2014
nursing home and home care patients all will benefit from $910,940 in
grants that will be provided to UHS facilities next year by the UHS
The Foundation this week released its list of allocations for 2014.
UHS Hospitals, allocations include $320,200 for the purchase of new
urological equipment, $226,000 for orthopedic equipment and $170,000 to
help fund the Intensive Care Unit and its equipment needs.
Foundation donations, UHS Hospitals also will be able to buy $65,000 in
operating room instruments and $28,800 in new medical education
computer equipment, and add a new $20,000 workstation for breast care
and $15,000 in audiology equipment.
UHS Senior Living at Ideal
will receive $15,000 for various resident care services, and UHS Home
Care’s Twin Tier Home Health area will receive $2,541 for speech therapy
There will be $48,399 in set-aside money for contingencies.
mission of the UHS Foundation is to support innovation, service and
quality at UHS organizations by educating the community, attracting
donors and managing gifts wisely.
For more information, visit www.uhs.net/foundation.
Auxiliary donations top $700,000 since ‘86
the Auxiliaries of UHS Hospitals joined the UHS Foundation in 1986,
they have raised $772,426 to help purchase medical equipment and fund
quality care at their respective hospitals.
one at UHS Wilson and one at UHS Binghamton General, raise dollars
through bazaars and special sales events held throughout the year.
the past 27 years, the UHS Auxiliary Binghamton General Hospital has
contributed $408,546 to the Foundation, and the UHS Auxiliary Wilson
Medical Center contributed $363,880.