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Donations at Work

Donor Impact

Here are some snapshots of the different ways that we’ve been able to treat local residents, along with profiles of the caregivers and donors that helped make these successes possible.

2014 Funds to Mercy Hospital and Its Departments

In 2014, the foundation supported the following initiatives:

Projects

  • Nursing Station & Patient Floor Enhancements – Stroke Center – 2014 Mercy Foundation Funding

Programs

  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certification Educational Initiative - Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Cardiac Care Unit (CCU), and Open Heat Unit (OHU) nurses - $10,000 grant
  • Empowering Buffalo One Neighborhood at a Time – Mercy Comprehensive Care Center (MCCC), Brigid’s Closet, Mission on the Move, & Reach Out and Read – The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund - $52,000 Grant
  • Midwifery care for Underserved Women in WNY – Maternal Child – Health Foundation of Western and Central NY - $50,000 Grant 

Education

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses – 3 nurse attendees - Nursing Education & Patient Care Services
  • ANA Quality Conference – 1 nurse attendee - Nursing Education & Patient Care Services
  • AORN Surgical Conference – 1 nurse attendee - Nursing Education & Patient Care Services
  • Blood Bank Association New York State Conference – 1 attendee - Pathology & Lab
  • Northeast Cerebrovascular Association (NECC) Conference – 3 nurse attendees – Stroke
  • OB Critical Care in Obstetrics Conference – 4 nurse attendees - Maternal Child
  • 10 Continuing Medical Education “Saturday CMEs” events – Medical Affairs Department 
  • 20th Annual NRC Picker Patient-Centered Care Symposium – 1 nurse attendee – Mercy Hospital
  • 1,000 Women’s Monthly Planners & Stylus Pen Gift Set for October Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Radiology

Equipment

  • Bioness Interactive Therapy Systems – Medical Rehab Unit - Charleen Grzybowski Golf Event $15,000 gift
  • GE Panda iRes Warmer – NICU – Ronald McDonald House Charities $11,400 grant
  •  Mutiheaded Microscope Conference Room equipment – Pathology & Lab
  • Votive Candle Stand – Spiritual Care
  • 2 Mercy Crosses – Margaret L. Wendt Family Center – Spiritual Care
  • 5 Double Sleeper Sofas – Labor & Delivery
  • 28 Patient Room Flat Screen Televisions – Labor & Delivery
  • 1,000 Halo Infant Safe Sleep Sacks – Labor & Delivery

Charleen Grzybowski Golf Event Gift