Past Projects

Where Do Your Donations Go?

Annual Projects

Each year, the Foundation chooses a major patient care project to fund from general donations. How have we invested your gifts?

1990 — Helipad $11,700

1991 — Long Term Care (LTC) Lighting $26,700

LTC Large Screen TV $1,500

1992 — Heart Monitor & Cart $11,300

1993 — Dining Room Table & Chairs, LTC $7,500

1994 — Toward Purchase of Ultra Sound $15,000

1995 — Toward Purchase of Operating Room Table $15,000

1996 — Red Wagon for Acute Care $150

Cardiac Monitor for Telemetry System $11,000

1997 — Blanket Warmer $4,200

Intravenous Syringe Pump $5,000

1998 — Toward Cable TV System $7,330

1999 — Therapeutic Tub $10,000

Piggostat $1,500

2000 — Toward Physical Therapy Upgrade $10,000

2001 — Toward Orthopedic Surgical Equipment $10,000

2002 — Toward Security System Upgrade $10,000

2003 — Toward DEXA-Scan Bone Density Machine $10,000

2004 — Computerized Discharge System for ER $10,000

2005 — Portable Ultrasound Machine &

Braselow Pediatric Code Cart $12,000

2006 — Bi-Phasic Cardiac Defibrillator $12,000

2007 — Non-Invasive Cardiac Support Pump $7,500

2008 — BacTec Incubator & Recumbent Exercise Bike $7,500

2009 — EKG Machine $5,000

2010 — Vein Finder & E.R. Stretchers $7,500

2011 – Room Suction / Operating Room and Physical Therapy equipment $15,500

2012 – Transitional Care Comfort Room $12,000

2013 – Cardiac Defibrillator $20,000

2014 – Cardiac Bedside Monitors / Phlebotomy Cart $15,600

TOTAL DONATED $292,480

Sharing Hearts Luncheon

The annual Sharing Hearts Luncheon is a great chance for women from across Lincoln County to get together for fellowship, entertainment and a delicious lunch catered by Eagle Catering. It’s also their opportunity to support a project all their own. Over the years, these generous women have provided the following projects.

1995 — Toward Purchase of Operating Room Table $5,000

1996 — New Chairs for Hospital Rooms $5,000

1997 — Privacy Curtains for Hospital Rooms $5,040

1998 — Toward Eden Alternative Program, LTC $9,000

1999 — Fetal Heart Monitor $8,500

2000 — Two E.R. Stretchers $8,325

2001 — Mammography Equipment $11,250

2002 — Family Room Furnishings $11,350

2003 — Comfort Room Renovation & Furnishings $11,000

2004 — IV Contrast Warmer

Alternative Meal Service for LTC $13,000

2005 — Over-bed Tables, airbed & 2 wheelchairs $14,000

2006 — Movable Nightstands $12,000

2007 — Biodex Balance Assessment System $13,150

2008 — Second Comfort Room $11,580

2009 — Recliners for Transitional Care $12,000

2010 — Recliners for Acute Care $14,000

2011 – Transitional Care Comfort Room $13,000

2012 – Two E.R. Stretchers $14,000

2013 – Transitional Care Unit remodel and upgrades $16,000

TOTAL GIFTS $202,465

Permanent Endowment Fund

The Permanent Endowment Fund is growing annually thanks to your generous donations. Currently, the fund is over $2 million dollars and 75% of the interest from the Fund is now being used to support capital improvement projects at Lincoln Hospital. The investment firm of Richards, Merrill, and Peterson handles the account.

There are numerous ways to make donations to the Endowment Fund. Click here for more information.

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