Ascension St. John Hospital - Fund Descriptions

Adult Care of the Elderly (ACE/Geriatric) Fund (34022-SJ26B3) Gifts are used for education (e.g., books and conference fees), capital (e.g., furniture and equipment) and other program enhancements (e.g., TVs, computers, walkers, etc.).

Behavioral Health Fund (34022-SJ2761) Supports staff education, equipment, unit enhancements and programs unique to behavioral health patients.

Birthing Center (34022-SJ26B6) This fund supports construction, renovation and equipment for the birthing center at Ascension St. John Hospital.

Cardiology Fund (34022-SJ26B1)
Supports needs within the Cardiology department as determined by hospital leadership.

Cracchiolo Inpatient Rehabilitation Services Fund (34022-SJ26E5)
Supports equipment, training and education for rehabilitation services as well as capital needs and program enhancements.

The DeGraw Family Fund - Pediatrics Department (34022-SJ2774) Your gift supports Pediatric services within the Ascension St. John Children's Hospital. This includes patient and equipment needs as well as educational opportunities for physicians, residents and staff (including but not limited to: materials, transportation, airfare and more).

Greatest Need (34022-SJ2689) Funds are used for projects, programs and capital needs throughout Ascension St. John Hospital as determined by leadership.

Liggett Breast Center Fund (4022-SJ2687) Gifts help cover the cost of breast cancer treatment for patients at the Liggett Breast Center.

Mary Ann Van Elslander Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Special Care Nursery (34022-SJ2PV7) Gifts provide for equipment needs, educational materials and patient care enhancements for premature and critically ill infants.

Meade Family Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fund (34022-SJ2681) Donations support this unique program which provides a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, treatment and total care of patients and families dealing with childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers and blood disorders.

Nothdurft Pediatric Endowment (34022-SJ2918) Funds are used to assist needy patients at Ascension St. John Hospital by providing one-time monetary gifts.

Nursing Support Fund (34022-SJ26B8) Used for education, equipment needs and staff/unit recognition for the nursing profession.

Patient Family Housing Program (34022-SJ2758) Gifts support maintenance and upkeep of the patient/family homes such as renovations, furniture, decorations, landscaping, linens, toiletries, etc. Funds are also used for welcome packages that include vouchers for meals and coffee at Ascension St. John Hospital.

Pediatrics & Pediatric ICU (34022-SJ2PV6) Your donation supports enhancements to the Pediatric department, equipment needs, educational materials and the Pediatric Bear program.

Pediatric Services Renovation and Expansion (34022-SJ26B5) This fund will help expand and renovate Pediatric Services to better meet family needs and enhance the patient care experience. The project will include: (1) A separate Pediatric Emergency Center with its own waiting room, (2) A separate Women and Children’s entrance and courtyard to better accommodate maternity patients and children needing emergency services, separating them from adult patients with other needs, (3) Renovations to create private pediatric inpatient rooms, leading to improved outcomes and allowing parents to comfortably stay overnight with their children, (4) Renovations to the Pediatric Unit to create a more efficient space to care for young patients, (5) Relocation and renovation of the Pediatric ICU adjacent to the inpatient Pediatric Unit.

Stroke Fund (34022-SJ2705) Gifts are used for stroke camp, equipment for the stroke unit, rehab gym equipment, training for stroke unit staff, software or other IT needs.

Surgical Services Renovation and Expansion (34022-SJ2778) This fund helps expand and renovate Surgical Services, to better meet family needs and enhance the patient care experience.

Therapy Dog Program - East Region (34022-ER2PW2 (J)) Supports therapy dogs who visit and comfort patients, visitors and associates. Funds may also be used to purchase food, medication, veterinary care and related program costs including the purchase of future therapy dogs.

Transplant Fund (34022-SJ2750) Gifts support emergency needs of transplant patients such as bill pay assistance for medication, housing, utilities, insurance premiums and educational programs.

Valade Healing Arts Center (34022-SJ2949) Funds support the Healing Arts programs at the Van Elslander Cancer Center.

Van Elslander Cancer Center (VECC) Support Services (34022-SJ2686) Gifts support miscellaneous programs along with patient and staff needs at the VECC.

Women’s Health Services (34022-SJ2722 (J))
Supports program enhancements and equipment purchases related to women’s health.