The Good Samaritan Mission is the annual fund for Episcopal Retirement Services. It exists to enrich the lives of older adults, providing life-changing services every day. With your help, in 2020 ERS will invest more than $2 million in core Good Samaritan Mission programs to serve nearly 15,000 people.
Charitable gifts were a crucial part of ensuring that we fully met the following needs in 2019. Thanks to generous donors, we were able to provide:
Honoring a promise we have kept since 1951 — that no Marjorie P. Lee or Deupree resident ever be asked to leave their home due to a financial hardship. In 2020, we anticipate providing financial assistance to at least 80 residents.
Provide dignified housing for nearly 1,800 low income elders in 27 different Affordable Living communities. We empower our residents by providing on-site services like transportation, wellness, spiritual services, preventative health screens, and more.
Partners In Care helps any of our residents in need afford eyeglasses, dentures, and hearing aids, not typically covered by Medicare.
Deliver 40,000 potentially lifesaving interactions including blood pressure screens, suicide prevention, advocacy, and dementia education in 79 different churches and Affordable Living communities.
Ensure that all ERS residents and their families have their spiritual needs met, regardless of their denomination.
Deliver over 130,000 meals by committed volunteers, to more than 700 Cincinnati homebound elders.
Provide tuition assistance for income challenged residents participating in SAIDO, a non-pharmaceutical, revolutionary dementia therapy.
Provide emergency financial assistance to ERS employees facing an unforeseen hardship.
To make a contribution or for more information on the work of the ERS Good Samaritan Mission, please contact Susan Cleverly at (513) 979-2309 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also click here to download the 2019 Ministry Report.