Health & Social Services

In the Health and Social Services program area, The Nord Family Foundation funds organizations and programs that address a wide range of human needs and aspirations, serving people of all ages. Consistent with the Foundation’s mission, there is a core value of service to the disadvantaged, ensuring access to basic services that support the overall well-being of children, youth and families. Within this broad spectrum there is an emphasis on funding for basic needs such as food and shelter, as well as early care and education, child welfare, youth services, and access to health care.

July 2020 Health & Social Services

Blessing House

Lorain, OH
$60,000

continued general operating support

 

Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center

Cleveland, OH
$25,000

support of expanded outreach services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community in Lorain County

 

Colorado Lions KidSight Program, Inc.

Centennial, CO
$2,000

in continued support of the Metro Denver Vision Screening/Referral Program

 

Columbia Free Medical Clinic, Inc.

Columbia, SC
$15,000

continued general operating support

 

Common Ground-The Cindy Nord Center for Renewal

Oberlin, OH
$75,000

general operating support

 

Doctors Care

Littleton, CO
$25,000

continued support of access to affordable healthcare and services for low-income patients

 

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center

Cleveland, OH
$25,000

continued support of the Safe & Sound Supervised Visitation Center

 

Emerge, Inc.

Malden, MA
$12,500

continued support of Responsible Fatherhood Program

 

Family Promise of Greater Cleveland

Cleveland, OH
$65,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

FrontLine Service

Cleveland, OH
$50,000

general operating support

 

Health Policy Institute of Ohio

Columbus, OH
$30,000

general operating support

 

Latina SafeHouse

Denver, CO
$40,000

general operating support

 

Lorain County Community College Foundation

Elyria, OH
$10,000

FabLab Personal Protective Equipment Production in response to COVID-19

 

Lorain County Free Clinic, Inc.

Lorain, OH
$15,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

Lorain County Health & Dentistry

Lorain, OH
$75,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

Lorain County Health & Dentistry

Lorain, OH
$5,000

in support of the Lorain County Low-Income Medical and Dental Expansion Project

 

Lorain County Health & Dentistry

Lorain, OH
$37,100

Tele-Health and System Security Technology improvements

 

Lorain County Lutheran-Presbyterian Cooperative Ministry Inc

Lorain, OH
$15,000

continued general operating support

 

Lorain County Office on Aging

Elyria, OH
$45,000

general operating support

 

Lorain County Public Heath

Elyria, OH
$38,750

Prescription Assistance Program

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor

Lorain, OH
$75,000

continued support of the Community Education Program

 

Lorain County Urban League, Inc.

Elyria, OH
$20,000

rental and utility assistance in response to COVID-19

 

Lorain County Urban League, Inc.

Elyria, OH
$75,000

general operating support

 

Lorain Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program, Inc.

Lorain, OH
$25,000

general operating support

 

Lovin’ Spoonfuls, Inc.

Boston, MA
$25,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Cleveland, OH
$25,000

continued support of the Volunteer Guardianship Program in Lorain County

 

MedWish International

Cleveland, OH
$50,000

continued support of the Medical Surplus Recovery Program

 

Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Services Board of Lorain County

Lorain, OH
$10,000

Addiction Treatment Program for Indigent residents in Sober Homes

 

Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc.

Columbia, SC
$70,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

Metro Caring

Denver, CO
$50,000

continued support toward the Ending Hunger at its Root Initiative

 

NAMI Lorain County

Lorain, OH
$12,500

Crisis Intervention Training 2020

 

National Society to Prevent Blindness – Ohio Affiliate

Columbus, OH
$2,000

in support of the Vision Care Outreach Program serving Lorain County

Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center

Cleveland, OH
$45,000

general operating support

 

Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center

Cleveland, OH
$10,000

rent, hotel vouchers, food and hygiene products in response to COVID-19

 

Oberlin Community Services Council

Oberlin, OH
$1,000

emergency food assistance in response to COVID-19

 

Oberlin Community Services Council

Oberlin, OH
$60,000

continued general operating support

 

Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter

Columbia, SC
$50,000

general operating support

 

Providence House, Inc.

Cleveland, OH
$38,000

general operating support

 

Providence Network

Denver, CO
$25,000

rental assistance in response to COVID-19

 

SafeHouse Denver, Inc.

Denver, CO
$25,000

continued support of the Counseling and Advocacy Center

 

Salvation Army – Northeast Ohio Division

Cleveland, OH
$60,000

general operating support in Lorain County

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

Lorain, OH
$225,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

Lorain, OH
$5,000

Feed the Troops in response to COVID-19

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio

Lorain, OH
$100,000

increasing food resources to the Lorain County Partners for Hunger-Relief

 

Sexual Trauma Services Of The Midlands

Columbia, SC
$20,000

Building Healthy Communities© Program assessment and development

 

Soul to Sole Inc.

Westlake, OH
$15,000

continued general operating support

 

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families

Columbia, SC
$30,000

general operating support

 

Step Denver

Denver, CO
$30,000

Step for Success – Peer Recovery Program

 

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Cleveland, OH
$7,500

Caring for Caregivers amid COVID-19 in Lorain County

 

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Cleveland, OH
$50,000

Unite Us platform implementation

 

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Cleveland, OH
$110,000

legal assistance for indigent Lorain County residents

 

The Road To Hope Inc.

Elyria, OH
$60,000

continued general operating support

 

The Salvation Army of the Midlands

Columbia, SC
$50,000

continued support of the feeding program

 

The Salvation Army of the Midlands

Columbia, SC
$5,000

basic needs assistance in response to COVID-19

 

United Way of the Midlands

Columbia, SC
$50,000

basic needs assistance in response to COVID-19 in Richland County

 

United Way of the Midlands

Columbia, SC
$50,000

Public Awareness and Positive Parenting Program Expansion

 

Urban Peak Denver

Denver, CO
$50,000

continued support of Shelter and Supportive Services for Homeless Youth in Denver

 

Vital Connections of The Midlands

Columbia, SC
$35,000

continued general operating support

 

Voices for Children – Elyria

Elyria, OH
$15,000

general operating support

 

Warren Village, Inc.

Denver, CO
$35,000

continued support of the Self-Sufficiency Program

 

Wedon’twaste, Inc.

Denver, CO
$75,000

general operations in response to COVID-19

 

Wedon’twaste, Inc.

Denver, CO
$50,000

continued support of Food Rescue and Distribution in Denver, CO

 

Youth Advocacy Foundation, Inc.

Boston, MA
$50,000

continued support of the EdLaw Project

 

YWCA of Elyria

Elyria, OH
$15,000

basic needs assistance in response to COVID-19

 

YWCA of Elyria

Elyria, OH
$40,000

general operating support

Total Health and Social Services            $2,591,350

Grand Total of July 2020 Arts & Culture, Civic Affairs, Education and Health, Social Services and Other Grants: $10,020,813

Other years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019