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Stories that Impact
ACES AGAINST CANCER DONATES $10,000 TO THE CANCER CARE FUND THROUGH FMC FOUNDATION
Over the past 9 years, this initiative has been able to raise over $164,000 to support cancer research and cancer patient care programs. Representatives from Amanda-Clearcreek’s A Community Cares organization presented a $10,000 check to the FMC Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. This amazing donation was raised through events held during their Aces Against Cancer campaign. To find out how you can help, check our their Facebook page or A Community Cares website.
FAMILY HONORS LINDA KAY RICHARDS
On Nov. 17, Cancer Services received a donation of handmade t-shirts, gloves, earrings and more made by Kenda McCune with S&K Crafts and Creations to gift to patients. The family passed out the donations to patients who were receiving infusion treatment at FMC. Along with the handmade donations, the family donated $500 to Cancer Services raised by Experience Contractors and Bobby Buchan and Family in honor of their mother, Linda Kay Richards, who received cancer treatment at FMC.
inspiHER DONATES MORE BOOKS TO THE FMC FOUNDATION, MATERNITY
Jodi Ranegar, founder and Executive Director of the inspiHER Foundation, along with two participants in the program, donated more than 125 children books to FMC’s maternity department. Each book contained handwritten notes of encouragement from the girls that attended the 2023 retreat. inspirHER is a non-profit organization founded in 2018, dedicated to inspiring young girls to dream big, believe in themselves, and to become confident leaders in their schools and communities.
SOUTHEASTERN OHIO USBC DONATES TO CANCER CARE FUND
A representative from the Southeastern Ohio USBC organization presented a $4,985 check to the FMC Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. This amazing donation was raised through the annual Strike Out Breast Cancer event on October 23, 2022. Their commitment to the FMC Foundation continues year after year, having donated tens of thousands of dollars. The next event is October 22, 2023. Please consider joining the fight to help strike out breast cancer.
A COMMUNITY CARES DONATES TO CANCER CARE FUND
Representatives from Amanda-Clearcreek’s A Community Cares organization presented a $7,192.45 check to the FMC Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund. This amazing donation was raised through events held during their Aces Against Cancer campaign in September, which included a Chipotle Night, a Walk and Prayer Service, a Pancake Breakfast, and a Ladies Only Night at Clearcreek Country Vineyard and Winery.
TWIG 1 DONATES PROCEEDS OF CANCER CARE RUN
It was an amazing day with a record number of participants – 186. Among the participants, employees from FMC’s Cancer Services staff were also in attendance to help support the efforts of TWIG 1 and our local cancer survivors. Proceeds from this event benefit your FMC Foundation’s Cancer Care Fund, helping to ensure that all patients receive the best possible treatment. Pictured: Members of Team Tracy
MATERIALS MANAGEMENT RAISES DONATION FOR FMC FOUNDATION
The FMC Foundation would like to thank Materials Management for their amazing donation of $4,022 from their recent equipment auction. Your support means the world to us and to the patients we serve!
4-H MEMBERS DROP OFF “GET WELL SOON” BAGS
Hannah Jones, 11, and Nate Jones, 6, are members of the Lancaster-based 4-H club “4-Creation 4-Hers.” They recently dropped off “Get Well Soon” bags for patients who need a little sunshine in their day. Hannah is one of the community service officers in the club and organized the donation drive for the patient care bags. Nate and his fellow Cloverbud club members (jr. 4-Hers) packed the bags.
inspiHER donates 150 BOOKS TO PEDIATRIC, MATERNITY UNITS
This year, girls attending the inspiHER retreat donated more than 150 children’s books to FMC’s pediatric and maternity units. Each book contained a handwritten note of encouragement. Part of the mission of inspiHER is to promote literacy in the community by donating books to children in Fairfield County.
ROTARY DONATION SUPPORTS SUPPLEMENTS FOR AT-RISK BABIES
The Lancaster Rotary donated $3,100 to help fund the distribution of liquid vitamin D supplements to at-risk babies born at FMC. Early access to this nutrient is critical for bone health, and this donation helps eliminate a potential barrier to babies receiving the medication. The Foundation thanks the Lancaster Rotary for their continuing support of our mission to provide quality care to everyone!
SEAN KENNEY & BUCKEYE TOYOTA DONATE TO THE FOUNDATION
“The team members at Buckeye Toyota want to show how much we care by giving back to the community we work and live in. By supporting the Fairfield Medical Center and its Foundation, we are able to help them provide outstanding patient care and programs for our community. ”
KROGER’S STARBUCKS BRINGS COFFEE TO FMC EMPLOYEES
On June 7, thanks to the generosity of the Main Street Kroger’s Starbucks, many areas were able to enjoy an afternoon break with both hot and iced coffee. Starbucks wanted to thank our employees for our support of their store, and our continued patience with their variable hours and staffing.
FMC Foundation Impact
- $240,498.38 for the design & construction costs of the Common Grounds Coffee Bar at FMC Main Campus
- $12,178.90 to cover cardiac rehabilitation costs for patients in need
- $3,942.25 for 25 lung cancer screenings for 2023
- $2,500 to sponsor a speaker for Doctor’s Day, speaking on the importance of humor in medicine, burnout and stress management
- $3,600 for a patient scale in the ED to help accurately weigh patients who aren’t able to stand
- $1,459.76 to support Vitamin D supplementation for newborns
- $1,006 for bariatric scales to give to patients who can’t afford one
- $1,050 for the Neuro Support Group to provide activities for patients in rehab for a neurological condition
- Additional 2023 proceeds are being earmarked for cardiovascular services updates and programs
- $86,000 in direct patient assistance
- $40,000 to purchase respiratory therapy equipment
- $30,000 to purchase new bladder scanners for adult and pediatric patients
- $25,000 to cover cancer screenings for vulnerable patients
- $23,000 for universal newborn hearing screening equipment
- $20,000 to cover cardiac rehabilitation costs for patients in need
- $15,000 for an electrocardiogram machine for FHP Millersport
- $4,000 to support Vitamin D supplementation for newborns
- 737 people helped with Script Assist
- And other contributions
- $1 million for a state of the art Linear Accelerator for FMC cancer services
- $28,120 for two GlideScopes®
- $15,107 for nine locking IV carts
- $7,335 for a lung cancer screening event
- $4,205 for cancer care services
- $3,800 for a blanket warmer
- $3,466 for cardiovascular services
- $288 for a Bigmack communicator device
- 659 people helped with Script Assist
- And other contributions
- $27,241 for cancer care services
- $11,325 for cardiovascular services
- $7,849 for a jaundice meter
- $7,490 for a manual ambulance cot
- $6,550 for high flow oxygen delivery devices
- $4,620 for women’s health initiatives
- $4,020 for a bladder scanner
- $3,825 for lung cancer screenings
- $3,287 for pediatric syringe Alaris™ pumps
- $3,018 for a wireless otoscope
- $2,850 for an ultrasound probe
- $2,422 for thermal kiosks
- $2,000 for heart failure clinic scales
- $1,460 for benches at River Valley Campus
- 591 people helped with Script Assist
- And other contributions
- $112,964 to support state-of-the-art Maternity equipment purchases
- $20,000 for ultrasound machines in clinical units
- $9,998 for two Biim Ultrasound machines to help place IVs
- $2,170 for infection control soap for patients
- $1,140 for lung cancer screenings
- 294 people helped with Script Assist
- And other contributions