Foundation Funding

How are gifts to the St.Joseph Foundation spent? Below is a list of items and programs recently funded by the St.Joseph Foundation. These items, along with others purchased in the past, are making a positive impact on the lives of St.Joseph Hospital patients and their families.

You can be assured that 100 percent of donations to the Foundation are used for the purchase of medical equipment and services. Not a single dollar is used for operational expenses.

Recent Foundation Expenditures

  • Ambulance for ER
  • Baby warmers in the Birthing Center
  • Beds/carts for surgery
  • Blanket warmers to make patients more comfortable
  • Catheterization Lab major upgrade
  • Clinical ladder to support continuing education of nurses
  • Comfort carts for ICU
  • Conversion of 2nd and 4th floor rooms to private rooms
  • Courtesy van to transport patients to their appointments
  • Crash carts
  • Dopplers and other equipment for the Clinic of Hope
  • Family lounges updated throughout the hospital
  • Freezer for Lab 3
  • Harmonic scalpel for surgery
  • Nuclear medicine machine
  • Prayer garden
  • Refrigerator for blood bank
  • Updated software for cardiology