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Where We've Helped

Below are a few of our grantees

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Another caregiver grant from MetroSquared Foundation has been awarded to a deserving recipient who has rendered care to a childhood friend suffering from lung cancer. This special friend has not only provided comfort from miles away, but incurred traveling costs to be at his side when needed. The Foundation is proud to present a grant to this dedicated individual and most worthy advocate.

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A Grant was presented to the Latrobe American Legion Post 515 to help with the costs of their Veteran Outreach program. With the Grant from the MetroSquared Foundation, veterans are hosted at a free monthly dinner, provided with necessary clothing articles and supplied with various needed items.

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The MetroSquared Foundation, Inc has awarded a Grant to relieve medical debt for a deserving family. This award helped reduce the financial challenges of medical care of the husband. He was diagnosed in 2017 with myelofibrosis and received a stem cell transplant in Feb. 2018. The cancer returned in Nov. 2018 and he is undergoing further treatments.

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Since our inception, the MetroSquared Foundation has sponsored an academic scholarship for student nurses. The Terri Tonsetic RN Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a nursing student studying Critical Care, Emergency Nursing, Flight Nursing and Informatics. The MetroSquared Foundationwas a vision of Terri Tonsetic and this endowment honors the life and legacy of a wonderful nurse who changed the many lives that she touched.

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The FOUNDATION has awarded a Grant to pay for the medical expenses of this family. This is the FIRST award that the MetroSquared Foundationhas made to relieve the stress and financial burden of medical debt that families have incurred. This family of Robert Banks had numerous unpaid medical bills for his treatment for pancreatic cancer. The MetroSquared Foundation is proud to assist those that need help with medical debt.

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The MetroSquared Foundation has awarded a Grant to a single mother of 2 teenage girls. The oldest daughter has a rare genetic disease called Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). The purpose of the Grant was for the family to attend a conference on TSC in order to interact with doctors that specialize in TSC and with other parents who have to deal with the day to day realities of TSC.

The MetroSquared Foundation has awarded a Grant to a husband, who provided care giving services for his wife until she passed away, while taking care of their young son and still working at his full time job. The dedication this person made to his family is truly remarkable.

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The MetroSquared Foundation has awarded a Grant to A Friends House in Georgia. A Friend's House is a home for abused, neglected and abandoned children located in Henry County, Georgia. The mission of A Friend's House is to provide a home that addresses the physical and emotional needs of the children in the community. They have served over 1900 children since opening our doors in 1998.

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The MetroSquared Foundation has awarded a Grant to an individual that gave up their home and job and moved to another city to take care of their mother full time. This person was on call full time to provide care giver services until their mother passed away. To make that kind of sacrifice takes an exceptional person to put their life on hold to take care of the parent that always took care of them.

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The MetroSquared Foundation has awarded its first Grant to a caregiver. This caregiver is a retired mother taking care of her adult daughter who is fighting Hodgkin Lymphoma cancer. This caregiver transports her daughter to numerous doctor and chemotherapy appointments. She is also assisting in filing appeals after the insurance company has denied the necessary drugs and treatments as prescribed by her doctors. Additionally, she has been providing financial support for medical expenses all the while on a limited retirement income. This care giver exemplifies unconditional love by making numerous sacrifices by providing support and comfort to her daughter.