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Riverview Health Foundation Women of Giving Club Raises Nearly $40,000

July 15, 2020

Riverview Health Foundation announced it has awarded money raised totaling nearly $40,000 to areas and programs at Riverview Health that support the health and wellness of women and children throughout the community. This includes:

  • Breast cancer programs
  • Maternity programs that provide car seats to new parents and funding for a milk bank supporting moms needing breastmilk
  • Cardiovascular programs
  • Rehab and fitness programs
  • Women’s Boutique products that help cancer, maternity and lymphedema patients
  • Touch of Love program led by all volunteers who provide handmade blankets and items to newborn babies and cancer patients

“We typically present these grants at the annual Women of Vision of Luncheon where the theme is all about inspiring and empowering both women and men,” said Megan Wiles, executive director of Riverview Health Foundation. “Due to the Coronavirus we’ve had to switch things up a little and make it a virtual event, but we have every intention to make it just as impactful this year using a slightly different format.”

Riverview Health Foundation will hold the virtual event Lunch at your Place with Minda Dentler on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 12-1 p.m. As the first female wheelchair athlete to complete the Ironman World Championship after being paralyzed from the hips down by polio, Minda will share her amazing journey to accomplishing what she was told would be impossible.

To register for the Women of Vision Event or make a gift in honor of a special women who has impacted your life, visit riverview.org/womenofvision2020 or contact Polly Craig at 317.776.7938 or pcraig@riverview.org.

About Riverview Health

Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville, a 16-bed hospital in Westfield, as well as freestanding combined ER and urgent care facilities. Also included are more than 25 primary, immediate and specialty-care facilities in Hamilton County. Riverview Health provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in more than 35 healthcare specialties and has been frequently recognized for its clinical and service excellence. National achievements include Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award (2019) and Outstanding Patient Experience award (2017-2018). Leapfrog Group awarded Riverview Health an A grade—the highest grade possible—for patient safety in 2017. As one of the largest employers in Hamilton County, Riverview Health recently received the Five-Star AchieveWELL Award through the Wellness Council of Indiana and was honored at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit.

Media Contact

Christin Barber
Marketing/Communications Coordinator
Riverview Health
317.776.7235
cbarber@riverview.org