Issued by the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley, the John T. Sloper Community Fund provides grants to Putnam and Southern Duchess counties for the purchase of key equipment and emergency medical technician (EMT) training. Elant will apply the grant money toward the purchase of emergency medical equipment for its facilities.
“We are grateful to receive this grant from the John T. Sloper Community Fund,” said Melissa McCoy, Elant’s Director of Corporate Initiatives. “Elant is dedicated to providing its residents with the best medical care available, and this funding will enable us to continue to fulfill that commitment. These funds will be put to good use – helping countless individuals in our community get the emergency care and attention they need.”
Elant is a not-for-profit organization with six locations throughout the Hudson Valley. It offers housing programs and health care at all of its facilities, while also providing day treatment programs and in-home care for patients. For more than 25 years, Elant has served the Hudson Valley by providing quality care for older adults and individuals suffering from chronic illnesses.
Founded in 1958, the John T. Sloper Community Fund awards grants to numerous organizations and public agencies across the Hudson Valley each year. The grants are funded by the proceeds of the Sloper-Wilen Community Ambulance Service, which was liquidated in 2004.
“Elant has a strong commitment to the Hudson Valley community and the people who call it home,” said McCoy. “We are dedicated to providing the most attentive, compassionate care to all of our residents. Our various care programs and locations throughout this region are deeply rooted in the communities we serve, and it’s a great honor to be recognized for our efforts. The grant will allow us to purchase important emergency medical equipment for the enhanced care of our patients and residents, especially in critical situations.”
For more information on the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley or the John T. Sloper Community Fund, visit http://www.cfhvny.org/index.cfm.
Elant is a comprehensive healthcare system that serves the needs of more than 3,500 individuals throughout the Hudson Valley region. The organization includes six campuses and employs more than 1,200 dedicated individuals. Elant provides a full continuum of care, including Sub-Acute Care and Rehabilitation Services, Nursing Home Care, Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Retirement Community Living, Home Health Care and a Managed Long Term Care Plan. To learn more, visit www.elant.org.