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ARKANSAS

Subiaco Abbey
Subiaco
Purchase medical equipment

CALIFORNIA

Missionary Guadalupanas of the Holy Spirit
Los Angeles
Install solar panels

Lovers of the Holy Cross of Los Angeles
Gardena
Purchase accessible van

Daughters of Mary and Joseph
Rancho Palos Verdes
Purchase adjustable beds and improve lighting

Sister Servants of the Blessed Sacrament
Bonita
Safety repairs and renovations

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
Fremont
Replace lighting in chapel

Franciscan Friars of California
Oakland
Install elevator

Abbey of New Clairvaux
Vina
Replace roof over dining hall

CONNECTICUT

Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery
Newington
Install carpet for increased safety

The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Hamden
Install new flooring for safety

Benedictine Congregation Regina Laudis of the Strict Observance
Bethlehem
Update flooring for safety

IDAHO

Benedictine Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude
Cottonwood
Install automatic door and purchase lift chairs

ILLINOIS

Congregation of the Passion, Holy Cross Province
Park Ridge
Renovate room for physical therapy use

Dominican Friars, Province of St. Albert the Great
Chicago
Purchase furniture for aging in place and improve lighting

Congregation of the Resurrection
Chicago
Purchase motorized scooters

USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus
Chicago
Purchase therapeutic exercise equipment

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago
Chicago
Renovate infirmary kitchen

Conventual Franciscan Friars of St. Bonaventure Province
Chicago
Replace HVAC system

INDIANA

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, IN
Ferdinand
Replace HVAC system

Sisters of Providence
Saint Mary-of-the Woods
Replace water-damaged walls

KANSAS

St. Benedict’s Abbey
Atchison
Renovate infirmary shower room

Mount St. Scholastica
Atchison
Purchase physical therapy equipment

Sisters of St. Joseph
Concordia
Purchase hospital bed

LOUISIANA

Sisters of the Holy Family
New Orleans
Repair plumbing

Congregation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Lacombe
Purchase lift chairs

MARYLAND

Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity
Silver Spring
Install new carpet for safety

Benedictine Sisters of Baltimore
Lutherville
Install handrails and upgrade flooring/carpet for safety

Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart
Towson
Make safety repairs and renovations

St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart
Baltimore
Install stairlift

Atlantic-Midwest Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Inc.
Baltimore
Purchase lift chairs

Oblate Sisters of Providence
Baltimore
Renovate bathrooms and kitchen for accessibility

MASSACHUSETTS

Benedictine Monks of Glastonbury Abbey
Hingham
Purchase medical equipment

Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa
Brighton
Make safety repairs and renovations

MICHIGAN

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Monroe
Monroe
Purchase accessible van

MINNESOTA

Saint John’s Abbey
Collegeville
Install therapeutic tub

MISSOURI

Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart
St. Louis
Renovate room for physical therapy use

NEBRASKA

Mount Michael Benedictine Abbey
Elkhorn
Install walk-in tub

Missionary Society of St. Columban
St. Columbans
Purchase therapeutic exercise equipment

NEW JERSEY

Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell, NJ
Caldwell
Upgrade technology

Missionary Society of the Salesian Sisters
Haledon
Purchase generator

Missionary Franciscan Sisters
Tenafly
Replace windows

Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth
Convent Station
Install guardrail

NEW YORK

Oblates to the Blessed Trinity
Bronx
Convert tub to accessible shower

Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement
Garrison
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Missionary Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis
Peekskill
Upgrade infirmary flooring for safety

Edmund Rice Christian Brothers Foundation
New Rochelle
Replace hospital beds

Sisters of St. Dominic of Blauvelt, NY
Blauvelt
Install new flooring for safety

Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate
Monroe
Replace infirmary roof

Dominican Convent of Our Lady of the Rosary
Sparkill
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville
Amityville
Purchase accessible van

Sisters of St. Joseph
Brentwood
Renovate medical exam rooms

Daughters of Wisdom
Islip
Purchase accessible van

Society of the Sisters of St. Joseph
Latham
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
New Windsor
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic, Inc.
Maryknoll
Purchase medical and therapeutic equipment

OHIO

Dominican Sisters of Peace
Columbus
Replace therapeutic whirlpool tub

Sisters of St. Francis
Sylvania
Replace medical equipment

Sisters of Notre Dame
Toledo
Purchase lift chairs and beds

Benedictine Order of Cleveland, St. Andrew Abbey
Cleveland
Upgrade boiler system

Sisters of the Most Holy Trinity
Euclid
Install solar panels

Sisters of St. Francis
Tiffin
Purchase adaptable furniture and beds

Glenmary Home Missioners
Cincinnati
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

PENNSYLVANIA

Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh
Bakerstown
Purchase therapeutic exercise equipment

Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern PA
Erie
Purchase pressure mattresses and cushions

Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Inc.
Erie
Renovate kitchen for accessibility

Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius
Danville
Replace dining room chairs

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Scranton
Scranton
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great, Jesus Lover of Humanity Province
Jenkintown
Replace windows

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Mid-Atlantic
Merion
Install security system

Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity
Philadelphia
Purchase furniture for aging in place

Daylesford Abbey
Paoli
Renovate bedrooms and bathrooms for accessibility

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary – Malvern
Malvern
Purchase wheelchair sanitizer

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading
Purchase medical equipment

Sisters of Divine Providence
Allison Park
Make structural repairs following earthquakes

SOUTH CAROLINA

Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy
Charleston
Purchase lift chairs and hospital mattresses

Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare
Travelers Rest
Install hearing loop

VERMONT

Benedictine Monastery
Westfield
Install accessible shower

VIRGINIA

Our Lady of the Angels Monastery
Crozet
Make safety repairs and renovations

WISCONSIN

School Sisters of St. Francis
Milwaukee
Renovate infirmary kitchen

Sinsinawa Dominicans, Inc.
Sinsinawa
Purchase furniture for aging in place