NCHM Wish List
North Coast Health Ministry would not be able to provide the care we do without your help! We are so grateful for all of our generous supporters!
There are a number of ways you can support North Coast Health Ministry - from financial contributions to volunteering your time. No contribution is too small, and every little bit helps! Here are some of the ways that you can support us in providing health care to the uninsured...
Administrative Volunteers: Volunteers willing to contribute time one morning or afternoon per week in the office to assist with patient screening, patient registration, patient reminder calls, patient prescription assistance applications, etc. If interested, please contact Mary Ludwig at 216-228-7878 ext. 122 or via email at
Volunteer Dentists: Dentists willing to take referrals from North Coast Health Ministry for patients with critical dental care needs. Contact Mary Ludwig at (216) 228-7878 ext. 122 or via email at
Volunteer Nurses: Needed in clinical setting for patient teaching and instruction. Interested individuals must be comfortable using a computer. Contact Mary Ludwig at (216) 228-7878 ext. 122 or via email at
Volunteer Physicians and Nurse Practitioners : Needed for day, evening and weekend clinics. Specialists and primary care practitioners needed. Contact Lee Elmore at (216) 228-7878 ext. 101 or via email at
Associate Board Volunteers: Individuals who would like to help North Coast Health Ministry plan and execute fundraising and "friend-raising" events. If interested please contact Jeanine Gergel at 216-228-7878 ext. 107 or via email at
Toiletry Collection Volunteers: Individuals willing to organize toiletry drives for NCHM patients at churches, schools or other community groups. Contact Elizabeth O'Brien at (216) 228-7878 ext. 114 or via email at
Envelope Moisteners (Dab N Seal)
Ziplock Bags (1-Gallon)
Top-Tab File Folders (letter sized)
Clinic & Medical Supplies:
Small wheeled metal procedure tables (for exam rooms)
Disposable monofilament tests for diabetic foot exam
Ace wraps, knee braces, wrist braces, tennis elbow straps, etc.
Softsoap antibacterial hand soap (1-gallon refill jug)
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes
Toilet paper/bathroom tissue
Facial tissues (any brand)
Folded paper towels
Lithium batteries (FDK Cr2032 3V)
Automated home blood pressure kits (adult size)
Arkray diabetic test strips
Nursing 2013 Drug Handbook with Online Toolkit
Miscellaneous Items for Patients in Need:
Grocery cards ($5/$10 increments) from Giant Eagle or Marc's
RTA Bus/Rapid FareCards
Gas cards ($5/$10 increments)
Toiletries (new only please) toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, shampoo, lotion, etc., travel or full size
If you would like to make a contibution towards our wish list, please visit the Donate Now page, and enter in the amount of the item(s) you'd like to sponsor. You can indicate the name of the item at check out.
Thank you very much for your continued support of North Coast Health Ministry!
Did You Know…
…over 200 Volunteers, including physicians, nurses, and clerical support help NCHM provide services?(How’d you like to be one of our volunteers?Send us some information, and one of our volunteer coordinators will get back to you!We appreciate your willingness to help. )
…Lakewood, Fairview, and St. John Medical Center together provided over $6.3 million in care to NCHM patients last year?
…For Every $1 donated to NCHM, we are able to provide over $11 worth of care for a patient?(Click here to Donate Now, or you can send a check to the address below – Thanks!)
We need everyone’s help as we continue our efforts as a vital “safety net” provider in our community. NCHM is grateful for all the help we have received from our partner hospitals, faithful volunteers, committed corporate, foundation and government funders and our individual donors.
For friends of ours looking to make a contribution online, please click here to make a gift securely online using PayPal, or your Credit or Debit Card.
Please keep in mind that all credit and debit card processing will be handled by PayPal's secure website. No sensitive data regarding your bank account or credit card will ever be sent to NCHM. Using our online donation service, you can be sure that your information will be safely transmitted, and will never be sold, or re-used in any venue other than NCHM internal use.
*NCHM keeps records of donors and donations in a secure location, and only uses that information for record keeping, and for internal quarterly, or yearly reporting.
Donor Bill of Rights
Click here to read the North Coast Health Ministry Donor Bill of Rights.