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Gifts to the Activities Fund provide opportunities for residents and patients to take part in activities and enjoy entertainment that would not be possible without special funding.
The Education Fund was established to encourage staff to further their education. It helps to cover tuition costs not covered in the Steere House tuition reimbursement policy.
Restricted endowments have been established for a specific program or area by donors who wish to establish a fund in perpetuity. Interest from these funds is used for the purposes specified and the principal remains untouched. We welcome additional contributions to these existing funds, as well as the establishment of new funds that reflect the special interests of donors and the needs of Steere House .
During Kay Steere's tenure on the Board of Directors, she worked diligently to bring about a permanent chaplaincy program. Upon her retirement, George and Kay established the Chaplaincy Fund.
Initially established in memory of Edward Alton Leeming by his family, the Alton's Place Garden Fund is now an endowed fund and will ensure that this lovely, secure and safe garden will always be available for residents.
Pearl Kameny was a long term resident at Steere House. When she celebrated her 100th birthday, her daughter, Joan Gelch, and Dr. Melvyn Gelch established the Pearl Kameny Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine. The aging population requires well-trained clinicians and the Kameny Lectureship provides an educational program that contributes to that goal. The Lectureship is held every year for medical staff and clinicians at Lifespan hospitals; Steere House staff; students, residents and fellows of Brown University School of Medicine; and Carelink members.
Be sure to use the special instruction box upon checkout to specify which fund you would like your gift to support. Thank you.