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CALIFORNIA

Daughters of Mary and Joseph
Rancho Palos Verdes
Replace window and sliding glass door

Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle
San Francisco
Provide accessibility and safety improvements to rectory

Sister Servants of the Blessed Sacrament
Bonita
Install air conditioning in convent

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
Fremont
Install fire alarm

 

ILLINOIS

Sisters of the Living Word,
Arlington Heights
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago,
Chicago
Purchase safety upgrades

 

INDIANA

Brothers of Holy Cross, Midwest Province
Notre Dame
Purchase chairs for chapel

Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis
Oldenburg
Upgrade touch exit controller to ensure the ongoing safety of Sisters with memory issues

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, Indiana
Ferdinand
Install acoustical wall panels

 

KANSAS

Benedictine Sisters Mount St. Scholastica
Atchison
Purchase electronic blood pressure and pulse machines

 

LOUISIANA

Sisters of the Holy Family,
New Orleans
Renovate bathroom

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield,
Springfield
Install handicapped access lift

St. Joseph’s Abbey,
Spencer
Renovate showers in infirmary

Sisters of St. Anne,
Marlborough
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Glastonbury Abbey,
Hingham
Install accessible lift

Cistercians of the Strict Observance,
Wrentham
Renovate infirmary kitchenette

Daughters of St. Paul,
Boston
Install walk-in bathtub with water jet therapy

Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa
Brighton
Install fire escape doors

Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception,
Newton
Upgrade Sisters’ kitchenette and service area

 

MARYLAND

Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity
Silver Spring
Necessary safety upgrades

Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart
Towson
Necessary safety upgrades to parking area

St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart
Baltimore
Technology upgrades to phone system

Atlantic Midwest Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame,
Baltimore
Purchase furniture for aging in place

 

MICHIGAN

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,
Monroe
Assistive listening devices

 

MINNESOTA

Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery
St. Paul
Purchase a Smart Stand to assist infirm Sisters to stand up

Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls, Minnesota
Little Falls
Purchase automatic recliners

 

MISSOURI

School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province,
St. Louis
Elevator upgrade in retirement center

 

NEW JERSEY

Sisters of St. Dominic,
Caldwell
Install generator for elevator

Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
Convent Station
Install ceiling paddle fans in the Sisters’ bedrooms

 

NEW YORK

Sisters of Charity New York,
Riverdale
Upgrade bathrooms for accessibility

Dominican Nuns of Perpetual Adoration
Bronx
Install a whirlpool bathtub

Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement,
Garrison
Elevator upgrade in assisted living wing

Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic,
Maryknoll
Replace windows on the retired/assisted living floor

Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North America
New Rochelle
Purchase and install electric stair lift

Ursulines, Order of St. Ursula,
New Rochelle
Install energy efficient heat vacuum/pump system

Sisters of St. Dominic, Blauvelt, New York
Blauvelt
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Dominican Convent of Our Lady of the Rosary
Sparkill
Install two generators

Dominican Sisters of Amityville,
Amityville
Purchase and install handrails in infirmary

Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk,
Jamaica
Purchase two stairlifts

Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, New York
Brentwood
Renovate laundry facilities

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet – Albany Province,
Latham
Purchase whirlpool tub

Sisters of St. Joseph of Buffalo, NY
Clarence
Upgrade dining serving area

Sisters of St. Mary of Namur (Eastern Province)
Buffalo
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester,
Rochester
Replace entrance door and chairs

Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities,
Syracuse
Install magnetized door holders on retired Sisters’ bedroom doors

 

OHIO

Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland,
Pepper Pike
Water system repairs

Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown,
Canfield
Renovate handicapped-accessible bathrooms

Sisters of St. Francis,
Tiffin
Renovate handicapped accessible bathrooms

Sisters of St. Francis of the Congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes,
Sylvania
Cambro induction system

Sisters of Notre Dame, Toledo Province
Toledo
Purchase furniture for aging in place

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary,
Scranton
AV upgrades for infirmary chapel

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia,
Aston
Upgrades to Sisters’ retirement home

Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great
Fox Chase Manor
Install new boiler and water heater

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Mid-Atlantic Community
Merion Station
Replace external doors with windows for Sisters with dementia

Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart
Reading
Sound system for convent chapel

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters,
Reading
Install a nurse call/alert system

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Poor Clares at Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare,
Travelers Rest
Install hearing loop in chapel

 

WASHINGTON

Sisters of St. Dominic of Tacoma,
Tacoma
Assistive listening devices

 

WISCONSIN

Sisters of Charity, Blessed Virgin Mary
Dubuque
Install stair lift for convent stairs

School Sisters of St. Francis,
Milwaukee
Medical alert system

 

Read a press release about the SOAR! 2015 Grant Awards here.

Download the 2015 Grant Awards Press Release