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Friends of Reading Hospital grant $143,000 to advance mission

from The Friends of Reading Hospital

Feb 06, 2020
The Friends of Reading Hospital

Celebrating 130 Years In 2020!

The Friends of Reading Hospital, an association of dedicated community leaders, has been focused on raising funds to support and enhance Reading Hospital’s promise of “Advancing Health. Transforming Lives.” By funding health and wellness programs, grants, and initiatives, The Friends have made a powerful and sustainable impact on the hospital, patients, and surrounding community!

January 2020 Highlights from  The Friends:

Over the last two months we have approved $143,000.00 of funding requests to advance our mission – these requests include:

$30,000  Cancer Institute – Cold Cap Therapy

$25,000 Cancer Institute – Patient Assistance Fund

$6,694 Children’s Development Center – Computer Tablet  $15,600 Children’s Health Center – Reach Out and Read

$36,055 Diabetes Education

$15,000 Task Force 10-87

$2,500 Berks County Medical Society Alliance: Vaping: Let’s Fight Back Program

$5,000 Cancer Institute – Patient Assistance Fund

$500 F.R.E.E. – Women’s Drop In Center

$3,500 Maternal Health – Post-Birth Warning Signs Education

$100 Medical Division – Feeling Spicy

$2,000 N3 South – Coffee Cart  $1,500 Perioperative Division – Music Therapy

2019 Holiday Happening had a net profit of $28,787.33
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