Investments in Patient Care

On average, Meriter Foundation invests more than $1 million in patient care programs and the care environment every year. 

Donor support makes the difference in advancing quality health care for our patients and families.  Enhancing the physical environment, improving care and offering continuing education for our staff are all important ways Meriter Foundation is moving health care forward in our community.

Because of your generosity, the following projects received funding in 2016.  Thank you! 

$$178,663  

Bolz Auditorium  Remodel

$44,190  

6T and 8T Family Lounge updates

$43,845  

Virtual dementia training for regional hospitals (donor designated)

$39,995  

Antigravity Treadmill for therapy/sports medicine

$21,600  

Movement Based Therapy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry patients (donor designated)

$15,400  

Basic Life Support education for 700 healthcare providers

$14,245  

MaxiSwing patient swing and harness for patient and staff safety

$13,000  

PulsePoint app to notify first responders of cardiac arrest in community settings

$11,277  

Family support for birthing and NICU families (car seats, SPIN support group, etc.)

$10,812  

Wisconsin Partnership 5-2-1-0 childhood obesity program

$10,152  

Seal Dane dental sealants to elementary students

$8,623  

HEALTH homeless outreach and medical respite

$8,457  

AEDs (defibrillators) for CPR classes

$2,497  

Medical Library collection development

$2,625  

Cell phone charging stations in waiting rooms and lobby