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Please Donate to our 2018-2019 Annual Holiday Appeal.

A Holiday Letter from our President/CEO, Tim Leddy...

Recently, I was privileged to visit one of our patients, Al Nardone, a member of our "Greatest Generation."  At age 95, he is still sharp and high-spirited. A proud veteran of World War II, he showed me his scrapbook and even put on his old uniform. It still fit!  Al expressed his gratitude for our Advanced Wound & Ostomy Care nurse, Claudia Weiner, who is there to help him when his chronic health conditions flare up. Claudia is part of our dedicated care team that enables him to age in place in the comfort of his home.

 Al Nardone's life has been defined by service: to his country, to his family and to his community.   VNSW's mission is also defined by service. For more than a century we have provided high-quality,   personalized home healthcare servces that help members of our community, like Al, to recover from   illness or injury, manage their health and enjoy a better quality of life. More than 10,000 people each   year benefit from our skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapies, home health aide services and specialty   care programs. 


 Photo: VNSW patient, Al Nardone, shows President/CEO Tim Leddy and nurse Claudia Weiner his WW II scrapbook. 

Your Support is Vital to Meet Growing Demands for our Care

Today, with shorter hospital stays and the growing aging population, more and more care is being provided at home, resulting in greater demand for our services. Yet, as the need for our services grows, our not-for-profit agency is being challenged to do more with less in light of severe government cutbacks in reimbursements for our services.

To meet this challenge, your support is needed now more than ever to continue providing the high quality, personalized care that people in our community need and deserve.

How Your Donation Will Help in the Year Ahead: 

Community contributions wil help us to continue providing our core services, introduce new programs and support other essential services in 2019, including:

  • Charitable Care for vulnerable people who are uninsured or underinsured
  • Telehealth Services to remotely monitor the vial signs of at-risk patients
  • Virtual Visits with real-time video conferencing with our nurses in between home visits
  • Free Community Health Programs for disease prevention and healthy living, including blood pressure screenings for patients and their families

I am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to visit with patients like Al Nardone. It is a gift like no other, as I can see first-hand the impact our dedicated staff has on the lives of our patients.

As the season of giving gets under way, I hope you will make a gift to our agency to help us safeguard the health and well-being of Al Nardone and 10,000 other patients who depend on our care.

Thank you...and warm wishes for a Happy and Healthy Holiday season! 

Timothy P. Leddy, President & CEO