Press Release - St. Joseph Community Health Foundation Grants Received
December 18, 2017
Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic Receives $210,704 in Grant Support from The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic
413 E. Jefferson Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3201
Ermina Mustedanagic, Director of Operations & Development
Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been awarded three separate grants totally $210,704 from The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation. Of that, $200,000 is earmarked for indirect patient care, while the $10,704.00 is a special grant from the Charles F. & Henrietta Eckart Pfeiffer Restricted Fund to purchase a “ScanX” x-ray developer for the dental clinic.
“We are so grateful for The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation’s support and the support of our community. Their continued foundational support and generosity allows us to serve the uninsured and low income residents of Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio,” says Mark Dixon, Chief Executive Officer.
These impactful grants allow Matthew 25 Clinic to further the mission to provide medical and dental care to people who are uninsured and live at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. In the last fiscal year, Matthew 25 served over 20,000 patient visits and dispensed more than 6 million dollars in prescription medications. The Clinic is staffed by 29 staff members and 511 volunteers.
For more information on Matthew 25 or how you can support its community efforts, please visit Matthew25Online.org or call our office at 260-469-0467. Donations are 100% tax deductible.