Areas of Need

Please feel free to designate your gift to any one or combination of these funds.

 

Iris Fund

Established to support the strategic priorities of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System in its mission to provide compassionate, quality health care and being good help to all in need in West Baltimore. These priorities include acute care and ambulatory services, specialty care, pastoral care services, and behavioral health services.

 

Sr. Theophane Fund

Established to support Bon Secours Health System in its mission to provide care to the poor. This patient-centered “safety net” fund provides financial support to those in need of medical care, prescription drugs, medical supplies, or those facing basic needs crisis. Equally committed to those who care for Bon Secours patients, this fund provides crisis intervention assistance for employees of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System.

 

Community Care Fund

Established to support the Bon Secours Community Works (formerly known as Bon Secours of Maryland Foundation) in its mission to improve the quality of life and health of the residents of West Baltimore. This fund supports essential community resources such as job skills training, affordable senior housing, family support services, financial management counseling, GED preparation, free or low cost tax return preparation and other supportive services.

 

Patient Care Capital Fund

Established to ensure the highest quality care and comfort to in-patients and their families. This fund helps to provide a comfortable relaxed environment in which patients and their families can begin their healing and recovery through a holistic experience that is reflective of the Sisters of Bon Secours. For example, funding supports updated patient rooms, family waiting areas and televisions, wireless communication devices used by medical staff for improved access to physicians at the bedside.

 

ACT Team Fund  (Maryland Community Investment Tax Credit, minimum donation $500)

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence- and team-based treatment model that provides multidisciplinary, flexible treatment and support to people with mental illness 24/7 who are unable to utilize traditional outpatient treatment. The team provides help with medication, therapy, social support, employment or housing.

Bon Secours Baltimore’s state-certified ACT team consists of 15 employees who serve 110 clients at a time. The primary objective of the team is to maintain patients with severe mental illness in the community while improving the quality of life in the neighborhood.

 

 

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Julie Mercer, julie_mercer@bshsi.org.