Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, the community’s only not-for-profit, religiously sponsored hospital system, has made $319,635 in grant awards to five nonprofit collaborations in Henderson and Las Vegas. St. Rose has awarded grants to community programs for more than 20 years.
“St. Rose has been committed to providing quality healthcare and supporting the communities of Henderson and Las Vegas for almost 70 years,” said Brian Brannman, senior vice president of operations, Dignity Health Nevada. “There were multiple needs in southern Nevada this year. Awarding these grants in this fashion will enable us all to continue working toward improving the health and well being of this community.”
Community organization recipients included:
· $100,000 for Medical Care for the Homeless – Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada;
· $100,000 for Healthcare and Navigation Services – Southern NV CHIPs, Clark County Fire, Henderson Fire & Police, Las Vegas Fire, North Las Vegas Fire;
· $20,000 for Transportation for Home-Bound Seniors – Boulder City Lend a Hand;
· $45,000 for Expansion of Evidence-Based Programs for Seniors – UNLV OLLI;
· $54,635 for Implementing Promotoras Program in Nevada – Visión y Compromiso.
To be selected for a grant, an organization or program must meet one or more of the following criteria:
· Address the greatest health needs of the community;
· Emphasize prevention to address the underlying cause of health problems;
· Contribute to a seamless continuum of care;
· Build upon and mobilize existing services in the community; and
· Engage diverse community stakeholders in implementation and oversight.
About Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican
As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health system, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 65 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, the three St. Rose Dominican hospitals (the Rose de Lima, Siena and San Martín Campuses) and nearly 4,000 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of the 21-state Dignity Health network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, visit our website at strosehospitals.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or our Blog. St. Rose is hiring! To apply for an open position, visit our careers website.
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