Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley

Fund Descriptions

Youngstown Market Greatest Need:

Provides the flexibility to meet urgent needs as they arise.

Cancer Care:

Supports the needs of oncology services across Mercy Health Youngstown and the patients they serve.

Covid Memorial:

Honors those whose lives were lost and pays tribute to those who waged war against the virus.

Dr. Dinah Fedyna Scholarship:

Scholarship awarded to a third-year medical student planning a career in family medicine, pediatrics or internal medicine.

Dr. Rashid Abdu Scholarship Fund:

Supports the nursing scholarship Dr. Rashid Abdu established in honor of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary.

Healthy Babies:

Supports Resource Mothers and Centering Pregnancy, two programs that target the high rate of infant mortality in the Mahoning Valley.

Hospice of the Valley:

Provides quality compassionate end of life care for the terminally ill as well as support for the family.

Joanieā€™s Promise:

Ensures that any woman in the Mahoning Valley has access to diagnostic breast services regardless of ability to pay.

Nursing Scholarship Fund:

Provides scholarships for the next generation of caregivers.

Opioid Initiative:

Provides peer recovery support workers in emergency departments, substance abuse prevention programs in local schools, ongoing education for physicians and SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and referral to Treatment) training for health care professionals.

Social Determinants of Health Initiative:

Supports programs related to how our health and well-being is directly connected to where we live, work, learn.

United Way of Mahoning or Trumbull County:

Community organizations that improve lives of residents through partnerships and outreach.

Caring for Our Own Fund:

Provides aid to associates facing financial hardships.

Bon Secours Mercy Health Impact Fund:

Impact greatest needs ministry-wide. Your gift will be shared among all BSMH Foundation markets.