Grants Awarded (FY 2015-2016)

AllOne Foundation and Charities: $50,000 for The Autism Center.

Appleseed Partnership Foundation: $12,000 to fund the Collaborative Physical Rehabilitation Center on Lake Street.

TJX Foundation: $5,000 to support financially-deserving Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program participants.

Romich Family Fund of the Wayne County Community Foundation: $5,000 to support the Assistive Technology Research Institute.

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Auxiliary Fund of The Luzerne Foundation: $3,500 to fund scholarships.

Guard Insurance Foundation: $2,000 to fund the Diversity Camp.

Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau: $2,000 to fund the Under the Stars Summer Arts Festival.

Gladys Brooks Foundation: $100,000 to fund the acquisition of 55” InTouch screens for use in study rooms located within our Mary Kintz Bevevino Library.

Appleseed Partnership Foundation: $100,000 to fund the immediate distribution of nursing scholarship awards.

Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation: $50,000 to supplement the delivery of medical, mental health, and family therapy services to participants in the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program.

Proctor and Gamble: $10,000 to support the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program and the Diversity Summer Camp.

McCole Foundation: $10,000 to fund scholarships.

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Auxiliary Fund of The Luzerne Foundation: $3,500 awarded to scholarships.

Graham Foundation - $3,000, $1,500 toward the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program, and $1,500 toward the Misericordia Fund

Anonymous: $200,000 to provide annual, non-endowed scholarships and, at the same time, establish an Endowed Scholarship for students from the Tamaqua and greater Schuylkill County region.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation: $61,000 to continue funding scholarships for mature women students. The award also includes additional installments toward a unique endowed challenge grant structure previously approved by Newcombe trustees.

Mercy Foundation: $60,000 to provide our Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program with the support necessary to increase access to medical, psychological and psychiatric services by supplementing costs not covered by insurance. A portion of the grant will support the Kids on Campus Program, a Misericordia student volunteer-based initiative that provides weekly activities for the children throughout the school year without the support of a program specific budget. Lastly, $10,000 of the grant provided two student-mothers the rare and life-changing opportunity to study in Ireland during Misericordia’s summer study abroad program as a part of their undergraduate experience.

First Federal Charitable Foundation: $20,000 to support the purchase of new technology and software for use in our Speech-Language and Hearing Center. The new resources will assist with digitally capturing clinical technology which will be used for supervising clinical sessions and patients. These resources will also help to develop cutting-edge video-capture protocols for students, thus improving clinical performance and treatment offered to patients.

People’s Security Charitable Foundation: $10,000 to provide immediate scholarship support to student-mothers participating in our Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program.

It’ll Do Foundation: $1,500 to support the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program.

Robert Y. Moffat Charitable Trust: $450,000 to support the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program and the establishment of the Moffat House.

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