Read a press release about the SOAR! 2013 Grant Awards here.



Subiaco Abbey
Subiaco, AR
Video equipment to include infirm monks in daily monastic prayer



Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, California Province
Belmont, CA
Hearing Aids

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
Fremont, CA
Remodel bathrooms to ADA standards

Carmelite Monastery of San Diego
San Diego, CA
Installation of a chair lift



Daughters of the Holy Spirit, US Province
Putnam, CT
Lift chairs

Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mother of the Church
Baltic, CT
Handicapped accessible chapel doors



Benedictine Sisters of Florida
St. Leo, FL
Kitchen equipment for new monastery building



Sisters of the Living Word
Arlington Heights, IL
Three chair lift replacements

Benedictine Sisters of the Sacred Heart
Lisle, IL
Upgrade to the audio and visual system in the community library room

The Cenacle Sisters
Chicago, IL
Purchase ADA compliant, handicapped accessible toilets

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Equipment for physical and mental exercise for elderly sisters



Brothers of Holy Cross, Midwest Province
Notre Dame, IN
Install automatic doors

Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis
Oldenburg, IN
Fire Alarm System

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana
Ferdinand, IN
Acute Care Bed System and Lift Slings



Sisters of St. Joseph of Concordia, Nazareth Convent and Academy Corp.
Concordia, KS
Replace water heater and water softener unit



Sisters of the Holy Family
New Orleans, LA
Purchase heavy duty lift chair and mattress sets



Glastonbury Abbey
Hingham, MA
New roof for the monastery

Sisters of St. Anne
Marlborough, MA
Electric beds and mattresses

Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston
Brighton, MA
“Med Mizer” Retractabeds



Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity
Silver Spring, MD
Replace refrigerator and freezer in the retirement residence

Atl Midwest Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame
Baltimore, MD
Handicap accessible medicine cabinets and toilets



Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, Minnesota
Little Falls, MN
Upgrade and remodel bathroom in convent care facility



Adorers of the Blood of Christ, U.S. Region
St. Louis, MO
Upgrade Wander Gard System

School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Providence
St. Louis, MO
Elevator installation



Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell, NJ
Caldwell, NJ
Electronic charting/ medical record system



Capuchin Franciscan friars
Beacon. NY
Install door alarm on infirmary

Daughters of Divine Charity
Staten Island, NY
Stairchair replacement

Medical Missionaries of Mary
City Island, Bronx, NY
New carpeting for residence

Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement
Garrison, NY
Safety upgrades: flooring and handrails

Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic
Maryknoll, NY
Remodel four bathrooms for handicap compliance

Congregation of the Passion
Rye Brook, NY
Renovation of bedrooms with handicapped accessible bathrooms

Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk
Blue Point, NY
Three automatic door openers

Sisters of Saint Joseph
Brentwood, NY
Updating and enlargement of the kitchen facilities

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet – Albany Province
Latham, NY
Three tornados and mechanical lift and scale

Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
New Windsor, NY
Flooring/ refrigerator

Sisters of St. Mary of Namur
Buffalo, NY
Replacement of various equipment needed for care of elderly

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas NYPAP Community
Buffalo, NY
Replacement floor in serving/dining area of convent

Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities
Williamson, NY
Seven auto doors and zoomtext software

Sisters of the Divine Compassion
White Plains, NY
Long term care equipment for assisted living facility



Dominican Sisters of Peace
Columbus, OH
Replace 14 hospital beds, over-bed tables, lift recliners

Sisters of St. Francis of the Cong of Our Lady of Lourdes
Sylvania, OH
Hi-Low electric beds, alternating pressure mattress, and mechanical patient lifts

Ursuline Convent of the Sacred Heart
Toledo, OH
Central bathtub replacement, installation and warranty

Monastery of the Visitation
Toledo, OH
Replace windows on Providence Cloister

Sisters of Notre Dame; Toledo, Ohio Province
Toledo, OH
Upgrade of healthcare center

Sisters of Notre Dame, Christ the King Province
Chardon, OH
Secured wandering management system for dementia

Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland
Pepper Pike, OH
Accessibility Upgrades

Sisters of St. Francis
Tiffin, OH
Mandated elevator replacement



Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius
Danville, PA
Wireless access to facilitate memory programs

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Immaculata, PA
Century tubs and lifts

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Scranton, PA
Chapel air temperature control upgrade and repair

Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament
Bensalem, PA
Update infirmary nurse call buttons with nurse call center system.

Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great
Fox Chase Manor, PA
Install doors and transmission system to make chapel handicap accessible

Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Haverford, PA
Replacement of handicapped lift

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Comm
Merion Station, PA
Renovation of nursing station

Little Sisters of the Poor, Holy Family Home
Philadelphia, PA
Whirlpool and lift hygiene chair replacement

St. Joseph Villa, Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading, PA
Purchase of three walk-in bathtubs

Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern PA, Inc.
Erie, PA
Sling mechanical floor lift, sit-to-stand mechanical lift and lift chairs



Dominican Sisters of Houston, Texas
Houston, TX
Purchase of two oxygen concentrators for retired sisters

Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ
Prayer Town, TX
Hospital beds and accessories for infirmary


Benedictine Nuns of the Congregation of Solesmes
Westfield, VT
Infirmary renovation



Our Lady of the Rock
Shaw Island, WA
Upgrade two bathrooms in monastery.

Sister of St. Dominic of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA
Car to transport disabled sisters with wheelchairs



School Sisters of St. Francis
Milwaukee, WI
Convent Dining Room Floor and Cabinet Replacement

Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc.
Sinsinawa, WI
Lift chairs, floor lamps, bulbs and medical supplies

Read a press release about the SOAR! 2013 Grant Awards here.