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The Power and Impact of Your Donation

Independence-SmlWe are grateful to give our love and care to our community members, regardless of ability to pay. This year, we need your financial support to continue providing essential help and local services to our neighbors and friends in need.

Community outreach

  • Caring Circle had a booth every Wednesday at the Benton Harbor farmers market, having a total of 166 community conversations about available services and programs.
  • Caring Circle was able to share information with over 150 people by participating in the South Haven Blueberry festival.
  • An open house for Caring Circle in Niles allowed for over 40 connections with community members.
  • Lory’s Place provided grief support for over 450 Benton Harbor community members.

COVID-19 vaccinations to community members in their homes

  • Over 1,300 COVID-19 vaccinations were
    administered to community members in
    their homes
  • Retired, volunteer, and working nurses dedicated their time and skills to ensure community members had the opportunity to be vaccinated.
  • Our teams worked together to coordinate, schedule, stock, and administer vaccinations throughout Southwest Michigan.
  • Caring Circle partnered with community agencies including Program of All-Inclusive Care for theElderly (PACE), Area Agency on Aging (AAA), Meals on Wheels, and the Berrien County Health Department to administer vaccinations to additional at-risk populations.

Expanded grief healing

  • The Lory’s Place expansion allows community members opportunities to engage in activities that encourage healthy mourning and socialization such as:
    • Book club
    • Cooking for one
    • Grief expressions: Spoken word
    • Reel grief

Lory’s Place virtual support

  • 12 monthly virtual support emails sent resulting in 504 emails opened
  • 222 virtual support landing page views
  • 14,157 social media followers with 45,591 interactions (likes, reactions, and shares)

Physician residency program

  • 11 residents in 2021 rotation
  • Focused on caring for hospice, palliative, and HouseCalls patients

Looking ahead at 2022

Thank you for the many ways you continue to support this important work as we serve and care for those in need in our community.

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