What is The Senior Care Centers Cares Foundation?

  •  The Senior Care Centers Cares Foundation is an employee-run, employee-supported 501(c) (3) charity.
  •  The mission – to help Senior Care Centers team members who are affected by hardship due to an event beyond their control by providing emergency financial aid.
  • Financial aid can be used to help pay for necessary living expenses, such as housing, utilities, food, clothing and other basic necessities.
  • All requests for assistance are kept confidential.


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Who is eligible to receive assistance?

  • Only Senior Care Centers team members may receive assistance through The Cares Foundation.
  • Recipients must be full or part time Senior Care Centers team members at the time of the event causing the hardship, as well as when assistance is provided.
  • They cannot have received financial assistance from The Cares Foundation within the past 12 months.
  • Situations must be a result of an unexpected event, catastrophe or unavoidable situation.
  • The event causing the hardship typically must have occurred in the previous three months.

 

 

Who can contribute to The Cares Foundation?

  • All Senior Care Centers team members, vendors, affiliated physicians, patients and the general public can make a tax-deductable donation to the fund.
  • Donations can be received by personal check or payroll deduction.

What are scenarios that meet criteria for assistance?

  • Personal hardship – fire, accident, funeral
  • Medical expenses (of immediate family) related to an accident or critical illness.
  • Natural disaster
  • Other qualifying emergency or crisis situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

What are scenarios that do not meet criteria for assistance?

  • Hardship that does not directly affect employees or their immediate family or dependents
  • Hardship costs are covered by the employee’s insurance coverage. Financial hardships that are not created by an unexpected tragedy cannot be considered for financial assistance; examples include: replacing air conditioners, car repairs or legal expenses.

For more detailed information on The Cares Foundation, please call 214-252-7749 or send a message to [email protected].