Recent Grants Secured by Good Samaritan Foundation
Good Samaritan Foundation is grateful to these organizations for their support and is proud to be their partner in improving the health status of the people we serve.
Catholic Health Initiatives: Mission and Ministry Fund
The Mission and Ministry Fund at Catholic Health Initiatives awarded $450,000 over three years to support the transformation of care for at-risk pregnant women and their babies in the Faculty Medical Center, Good Samaritan’s Obstetrics/Gynecology clinic and TriHealth’s largest obstetric practice. The new model will have a dramatic effect on the community by addressing gaps in service, improving access to care, and addressing the social determinants of health that impact health outcomes for at-risk women and their babies.
SC Ministry Foundation
Because of the SC Ministry Foundation’s generosity, the Good Samaritan Free Health Center will establish a pioneering program as a permanent offering for our uninsured patients. The grant will support the Trifecta Project, an innovative, care model to improve knowledge, behavior, and health outcomes for patients with Type 2 Diabetes. By addressing nutritional, psycho-social, and medication needs in one sitting, we are partnering with our patients and empowering them to improve their health and quality of life.
March of Dimes, Ohio Chapter
The March of Dimes, Ohio Chapter has continued its investment in expanding CenteringPregnancy® in Good Samaritan’s Faculty Medical Center. This $22,000 grant will enable more women and babies to benefit from Centering Pregnancy®, an evidence-based group prenatal care model proven to improve health outcomes for women and infants who are at disproportionate risk for preterm birth and infant mortality.
Ohio Dental Association Foundation
The Ohio Dental Association Foundation has awarded a $3,000 grant to the Good Samaritan Free Health Center. Funds will support dental supplies for our uninsured patients to ensure they have access to dental care that will improve their oral and overall health.