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Your Gifts at Work

Because of your generous donations in 2021, the Foundation was able to provide funding for:

  • Vital Care stimulation machine used to help patients that have had a stroke, traumatic brain injury, Bell’s Palsy, Parkinson’s, and other neuromuscular conditions
  • Rhinolarynzed scope for head and neck exams for throat cancer
  • Pero System that produces a highly accurate measurement of extremities for breast cancer related lymphedema or leg edema in cardiac patients
  • (2) Echocardiography beds for cardiology patients
  • Transportation gas cards for the under-served cancer patients to pay for travel to and from treatment
  • (300) Cancer care bags given to all patients receiving chemo and radiation treatment
  • Therapeutic painting sessions for breast cancer patients and survivors
  • (125) Care packs for breast cancer patients at the time of diagnosis
  • New tools for Independence Walk and inpatient rehab
  • Treatment chair for venipuncture procedures
  • Two-step weight bearing platform for orthopedics
  • Combination bike and upper body ergometer for outpatient rehab
  • Formation of the Nursing Excellence Fund for expanded professional development
  • Professional development for nursing staff: Emergency Nurses Association National Conference and CCRN specialty certification course for twenty nurses in critical care units.
  • Scholarship for a McNeese nursing student
  • Enhanced technology and equipment for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)