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Community Memorial Foundation awards funds to benefit patient care

Feb. 15, 2013

Menomonee Falls - Community Memorial Foundation hosted a reception in February at Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital where $237,950 was awarded to deserving projects that directly benefit patient care within the hospital as well as the broader community and service area.

The foundation board of directors awarded funding of the following projects:

insulin kits for diabetic patients without resources

ImPACT program concussion screening for Menomonee Falls and Germantown High Schools during the 2013-14 school year

Care Transition Coordinator pilot position to support patient transition from hospital to home

replacement recliners for post-surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit

supply carts in the Emergency Department

breast and pelvic boards for radiation treatment in the Cancer Care Center

wheelchairs and cushions for Rehabilitation Services

stroke booklets for patient education in Rehabilitation Services

cardiac instruments for the operating room

The mission of Community Memorial Foundation is to support the hospital.

"We are grateful to have a foundation so strongly supported by our community. Funds raised here, stay here and they will benefit the lives of thousands of people who live in our community," said Dennis Pollard, president of Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital.

Checks were presented to recipients by Rick Binzak, volunteer chairman of the board of directors of Community Memorial Foundation.

"It is truly an honor to be a part of the Foundation; together with its board of directors and donors, we are able to provide funding for many deserving projects. We are privileged to be able to give back," he said.

For information about Community Memorial Foundation, visit froedterthealth.org/community-memorial/foundation.

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