How Your Gifts Help the Residents of Providence Marianwood
Marianwood provides over $1.5 million per year in uncompensated care costs for our residents who have outlived their financial resources and are dependent on government programs which pay only a portion of the cost of their care. We rely on the generosity of donors to help fund this gap and to provide extra programs and services for residents as well as activities and entertainment that add to quality of life.
You may direct your gift to a specific fund or program area. Some of the current funds are listed below. Contact the Foundation office directly at (425) 391-2895 or e-mail Jenna Higgins to discuss additional funding opportunities.
Where the Need is Greatest
Uncompensated care costs are our area of greatest need. As the average age of our residents continues to climb and economic conditions erode the value of their assets and retirement income, the need for “charity care” is increasing at an astounding rate. Your
donation will help us to continue to provide care for all who need it, regardless of their ability to pay.
Harley days, birthdays, holidays, every day there is at least one and usually several activities going on for the residents at Providence Marianwood. Arts, crafts, music, Qi Gong - the list is comprehensive and the residents value and enjoy these opportunities. This fund provides for these activities and programs and for special items that add to quality of life for those who live at Marianwood.
At Providence Marianwood, we care for the whole person -body, mind and spirit. Our Spiritual Care program provides support to residents, their families and friends and to our staff and volunteers. Aging and caregiving are fraught with emotion and having someone listen with a caring heart and offering their support is a wonderful gift. Our full-time chaplain also provides compassionate care for residents who have reached the end of their lives, supporting them and their family and friends through this process. Although this is not paid for by insurance or Medicaid, we feel that it is critical to the well-being of our residents and patients. Spiritual Care is at the heart of what we do.
Providing for the ongoing education of our staff, this fund celebrates the excellence of care being provided now and lays the groundwork for our staff to grow through improving their skills and education.