There are two main ways that your gift can benefit the clients of St. Paul’s Without Walls. You can direct it toward benevolent care for individuals who cannot afford the cost of their care or staff education to enhance the quality and specialty of care.
Home-based services help an individual stay independent and safe in their own home, but what happens to those who cannot afford to pay for the care? Oftentimes they struggle along alone until a crisis hits. You can help them avoid the crisis.
Here are a few programs you could direct your gift toward.
On-the-Go Dining — your gift will help provide home-cooked and nutritious meals for people who may be homebound or are unable to prepare meals on their own.
Medication Dispensing Services —one of the primary causes of hospital stays and doctor’s visits is medication errors. Your gift can provide a Personal Medication Dispenser to an individual in need to ensure they are taking their medications on time and in the correct dosage.
Lifeline — your gift can help provide a Lifeline for someone in need. Phillips Lifeline Medical Alert Services summons help automatically, or through the push of a button, in the case of a fall or medical emergency.
Companion Services and Care Partner Services — your gift can ensure an individual gets help with the services they need most to stay in their own home, such as housekeeping and laundry or assistance with bathing and dressing.
Another way you can direct your gift is investing in staff education and training. There is always a need for specialized continuing education to grow and improve our staff’s skills and expertise. Some key needs are:
For additional information about how your gift can help, contact Diane O'Brien, Vice President of Charitable Giving at 724-588-7610 ext. 1237.