Ministry Good Samaritan Foundation Awards $35,000 to Support Community Initiatives

The Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center Foundation has announced recipients for its 2012 community funding allocations.

Through its fundraising efforts, this year, the Ministry Good Samaritan Foundation is awarding $35,000 to twelve area agencies in support of programs for those in need in the Merrill community.

"We are proud to continue our Foundation's long standing support of these programs that join us in serving those in need in our community," said Ministry Good Samaritan Foundation Director Anne Mathson. "This allocation process would not be possible without the support of our donors and those businesses who join together to support our golf outing and other efforts to reach out to the Merrill community."

Recipients of 2012 Community Allocations from the Ministry Good Samaritan Foundation are:

  • St. Vincent DePaul Outreach Center: Power On Program-$6,000
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center: Fall Prevention Program-$1500
  • Communidad Hispania: Medical Advocacy Program
  • Merrill Community Food Pantry: Milk Voucher Program-$6,000
  • Otts Garage Youth Center: Utility and supply costs-$500
  • Lincoln County Health Department: Sealants for second and fifth/six grade students-$3,000
  • Lincoln County Respite Committee: Take a Break Program-$1,000
  • Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center: Agricultural Outreach Program-$4,150
    Compassionate Care Program-$1,000; Strong Women Program-$1800
  • Bridge Community Dental Clinic: Oral Health supplies for those visiting
    St. Vincent DePaul Outreach Center-$1550
  • United Methodist Church: Men’s Community Ramp Project-$2,000
  • Comunidad Hispania: $3,000
  • St. Francis Xavier Church: Open Hands Community Soup Kitchen-$2,500
  • Lincoln County Extension: After the Bell Program-$1000

The Ministry Good Samaritan Foundation organizes various efforts to support Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center and its mission. From the Annual Golf Outing to planned giving programs seeking to develop long term funding sources for future needs, the work of the Foundation directly benefits the health and well being of the Merrill community.

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