Grain Bin Extraction Training – We funded scholarships for 26 first responders to participate in grain bin extraction training.
Steps to End Hunger – A food drive to help Community Food Pantry brought in 404 pounds of food and $450 in cash to help feed the needy.
Conversation Ready Project – Due to an overwhelming need for advance care planning, Reid launched “Deciding Together,” which encourages conversations about end-of-life care. The program distributed more than 100 booklets, provided community education, set up a web site area with materials and conducted a marketing campaign to increase awareness.
Police Training Center – Through Community Benefit, Reid provides the Richmond Police Department with a 5,364 square foot building to use as their training center at a $1 a year rental and a value of more than $60,000.
Make a Difference Day – The Reid team sponsored local food pantries and meal sites, helping five different pantries with food and volunteer support.
Dental Program – In conjunction with Mid America Health, Reid hosts a dental clinic every Tuesday for the uninsured or under-insured. In just six months, more than 200 people received more than 700 procedures at a value of almost $51,000. Participants are also able to meet with a patient advocate for financial assistance needs.
Reid Nurse Call Line – “Ask a Nurse” is a contracted service that provides physician referral and guidance for health concerns called into the line. More than 3000 calls were processed in 2014.
Transitions Program – This outpatient case management program assists individuals in the community overcome obstacles they are experiencing with access to care, health education and support services.
Share Your Service – To encourage better collaboration between community agencies and to provide instruction on the Community Benefit grant process, organizations were invited to a lunch in 2014 and seated with similar groups so they could share what they do. About 40 organizations participated.
Helping the Uninsured – We supported advocates to assist the uninsured and underinsured enroll in Medicate, Healthy Indiana Plan or other assistance programs.
Clinic Lab Processing – Reid has partnered with two clinics that offer free or discounted care to the public, including the Hope Center and the Siloam Clinic. Reid provides support by processing labs needed for patients of these clinics.
Warm Hands, Warm Hearts – An event organized by a Reid employee volunteer committee collected hats, scarves and gloves for local children in need.
Other programs – Community Benefit continues to assist other programs each year, such as Tools for Schools, Safe Sitter and more. We also hosted a “Rule the Road” event led by Richmond Police Department and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to promote safe driving for teens.
Other ongoing programs include providing blood pressure machines, community screenings, patient assistance, scholarhips, no-charge mammography, and more!