Emergency Relief Fund

As the largest nonprofit provider of hospice and advanced illness care in the region, Capital Caring Health is there for patients and families 24/7 – even during times of crisis. The Emergency Relief Fund provides critical resources to Capital Caring Health to cover the additional expenses that arise during these difficult times. From pandemics like COVID-19 to natural disasters, Capital Caring Health is there to serve the most vulnerable members of our community.

How a gift to the Emergency Relief Fund helps families during COVID-19:

  • Nutrition assistance with meals for patients and caregivers who cannot leave their house;
  • Emergency children’s hospice and pediatric program needs;
  • Providing Meaning Making Kits for families of pediatric patients at no cost to preserve handprints and footprints of their loved one;
  • TeleHealth to provide virtual visits, grief support, music therapy, and other Capital Caring Health services to help patients and families;
  • Additional supplies that are needed to keep employees and families safe during a crisis;
  • Primary Care at Home Vital Sign Kits to help keep patients out of hospitals;
  • Grief support and mental health services for those affected during the crisis; and
  • Implementing Patient Care Fund resources to care for additional patients during the crisis who are unable to pay.

For questions about the Emergency Relief Fund, please contact Laura Branker, VP of Philanthropy, at lbranker@capitalcaring.org.

 

One Day of Patient Meals Each $25 gift can provide 3 nutritionally sound meals delivered to a patient at home to prevent food insecurity during COVID-19.
Children’s Games and Books – Each $50 gift can provide games, books, and supplies for pediatric hospice patients and their siblings who are unable to participate in in-person sessions during this crisis.
TeleHealth Equipment – Each $100 can provide in-home TeleHealth equipment to keep patients connected to expert medical care and help minimize exposure during COVID-19.

 

Vital Sign Kit for Primary Care Patient – Each $150 gift will provide a vital sign kit for two Primary Care at Home patients to help keep them home and out of the hospital.
First Responder Keepsake Experience – Each $250 gift will help us memorialize the stories of first responders, nurses, teachers, and veterans in our care and create a keepsake book for their family.
Three Days of Patient Care – Each $500 gift can provide three days of hospice care for an uninsured patient helping to address the increasing need of the community during COVID-19.