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ARKANSAS

Benedictine Monks of Subiaco Abbey
Subiaco
Replace flooring in the infirmary

CALIFORNIA

Missionary Guadalupanas of the Holy Spirit
Los Angeles
Install stair lift

Lovers of the Holy Cross of Los Angeles
Gardena
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

Daughters of Mary & Joseph
Rancho Palos Verdes
Purchase therapeutic and medical equipment

Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart
Northridge
Purchase lift chairs

Sisters of Notre Dame
Thousand Oaks
Replace the carpet in the assisted living facility

Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles
Alhambra
Purchase hospital beds and mattresses

Camaldolese Monks of New Camaldoli Hermitage
Big Sur
Renovate bedroom and bathroom for accessibility and repair damage

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose,
Fremont
Replace carpet in the dining room

Abbey of Our Lady of New Clairvaux
Vina
Replace the roof

CONNECTICUT

Daughters of Our Lady of the Garden
Middletown
Install stairlifts

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Hamden
Convert bath tubs to walk-in showers

Benedictine Congregation Regina Laudis of the Strict Observance
Bethlehem
Purchase a generator

IDAHO

Benedictine Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude
Cottonwood
Replace windows and blinds

ILLINOIS

Sisters of the Living Word
Arlington Heights
Install live streaming technology

Congregation of the Resurrection
Chicago
Plumbing repairs for infirmary

USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus
Chicago
Install a sound system

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago
Chicago
Replace furniture in dining room and purchase hospital beds

Conventual Franciscan Friars of St. Bonaventure Province
Chicago
Repair roof

INDIANA

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand
Ferdinand
Purchase medical equipment

Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods
Renovate area to care for sisters with dementia

KANSAS

Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica
Atchison
Replace hospital beds and computers

KENTUCKY
St. Walburg Monastery of Benedictine Sisters of Covington
Villa Hills
Install video surveillance system

Sisters of St. Joseph
Concordia
Purchase motorized scooters

MASSACHUSETTS

Cistercians of the Strict Observance
Wrentham
Replace whirlpool tubs

Daughters of St. Paul
Boston
Purchase recliners for infirmary

MARYLAND

Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity,
Silver Spring
Purchase accessible van

Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart
Baltimore
Purchase accessible van and mobility cruiser

Oblate Sisters of Providence
Baltimore
Purchase accessible van

MISSOURI
Benedictines of Conception Abbey
Conception
Purchase reading assistance equipment

NEW JERSEY

Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, New Jersey
Caldwell
Upgrade elevators

Missionary Society of the Salesian Sisters
North Haledon
Replace a whirlpool tub

Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception
Tenafly
Replace bathroom windows

Dominican Nuns of the Our Lady of the Perpetual Rosary
Summit
Install an elevator

Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
Convent Station
Build laundry facilities

Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy
Newfield
Install fire safety doors

NEW YORK

Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Cabrini Sisters)
New York
Upgrade bathroom facilities

Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul of New York
Bronx
Repair fire escapes

Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement
Garrison
Purchase lift chairs and chapel improvements

Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic
Maryknoll
Purchase furniture and medical equipment

Salesian Society, Province of St. Philip the Apostle
New Rochelle
Install a generator

Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North American Province
New Rochelle
Replace windows

Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, NY
Blauvelt
Install Wi-Fi in sisters’ residence

Dominican Convent of Our Lady of the Rosary
Sparkill
Install fire safety system

Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood
Brentwood
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
Latham
Purchase dining room furniture

Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities
Syracuse
Upgrade hearing and telephone systems

Sisters of St. Mary of Namur
Buffalo
Purchase recliners and lift chairs

Abbey of the Genesee
Piffard
Purchase food safety metal detector

OHIO

Dominican Sisters of Peace
Columbus
Replace a whirlpool tub

Sisters of St. Francis
Sylvania
Replace bedframes

Sisters of Notre Dame
Toledo
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

Visitation Sisters
Toledo
Replace two boilers

Benedictine Order of Cleveland
Cleveland
Upgrade the sound system

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament
Highland Heights
Upgrade an elevator

Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, Ohio
Tiffin
Purchase therapy and exercise equipment

PENNSYLVANIA

Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh
Bakerstown
Purchase safety heaters, install sound panels and bed rails

Congregation of Divine Providence
Allison Park
Upgrade kitchen equipment

Benedictine Sisters of Erie
Erie
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius
Danville
Purchase patio furniture and outdoor awning

Sisters, Servants of Immaculate Heart of Mary
Scranton
Replace flooring in the infirmary

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia
Aston
Upgrade the security camera system

Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great, Jesus Lover of Humanity Province
Jenkintown
Replace air conditioning units

Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Reading
Replace damaged roof

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading
Make facility repairs and technology upgrades

TEXAS

Congregation of Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio
Purchase medical alert system

WASHINGTON, DC

St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart (The Josephites)
Washington, DC
Renovate bedrooms and bathrooms for accessibility

WISCONSIN

School Sisters of St. Francis
Milwaukee
Install nurse call and wander guard system

Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis
Upgrade the sound system

Sinsinawa Dominicans
Sinsinawa
Replace mattresses