Compassion Health Toledo
“A large percentage or our patients are elderly with multiple medical problems,” explained Dr. Anne Ruch, one of the Compassion Health Toledo founders and current board chair. “Because of donors and grants like this from One Voice, we never turn them away.”
From its founding on July 31, 2017, through October 31 last year, Compassion Health Toledo had served 4,921 patients, with 14 percent of them at age 60 and over.
That Neighborhood Free Clinic
According to That Neighborhood Free Health Clinic’s grant application, diabetes and hypertension are two core conditions it sees in older patients and will use its grant to help them, noting that 41% of the population in its area has diabetes.
Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity
The Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity will use its One Voice grant for its Home Repair Ministry program, helping those with low-to-moderate income receive the necessary health and safety repairs that allows them to remain in their home. In 2018, the Home Repair Ministry performed repairs for 41 individuals aged 65 and older.