’16-’17 RPM Grant Recipients

The Robbie Page Memorial Fund is one way Tri Sigma chapters impact local children’s hospitals or health centers through Sigma Serves Children. Every year the Foundation awards local grants to programs nominated by alumnae and collegiate chapters. Grants range from $100 to $2,500. To nominate an organization, a chapter must work closely with the agency to develop their grant application and submit no later than April 30 of each year. The 2017-2018 grant application process is open. We will announce the newest grant recipients the fall of 2017.RPMGrant3Million_Graphic_Web_2016

2016-2017 RPM Grant Recipients

 

Akron Children’s Hospital – Akron, OH

Funding for Autism Spectrum disorder therapeutic tools

Nominated by Alpha Beta – Kent State University

 

Children’s Hospital at University Health – Shreveport, LA

Funding for therapeutic play supplies and developmentally appropriate toys and games

Nominated by Alpha Zeta – Northwestern State University

 

Children’s Hospital of Colorado – Briargate, CO

Funding for Distraction Graphics

Nominated by Colorado Springs Alumnae Chapter

 

Children’s Hospital of Colorado –  Highlands Ranch, CO

Funding for Vecta Distraction Station

Nominated by Eta Pi – Metro State University

 

Ochsner Hospital for Children – New Orleans, LA

Funding for outdoor therapeutic play furnishings

Nominated by New Orleans Alumnae Chapter

 

Drexel University Center for Children & Youth with Special Health and Care Needs – Philadelphia, PA

Funding for interactive tools for sensory dysregulation and cognitive impairment patients

Nominated by Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter

 

Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA

Funding for non-pharmacological pain management for burn patients; crib soothers for neonatal abstinence syndrome infants; adaptive recreational equipment for pediatric spinal cord injury patients; comprehensive inpatient treatment tools for Prader-Willi syndrome patients

Nominated by Beta Theta – University of Pittsburgh

 

Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai – Baltimore, MD

Funding for distraction tools for autism-friendly, reduced pain Pediatric Emergency Department patients.

Nominated by Baltimore Area Alumnae Chapter

 

Winchester Medical Center – Winchester, VA

Funding for  infant soothers; air hockey table for ambulatory playroom patients

Nominated by Beta Delta – Shepherd University

 

Shriners Hospital for Children – Erie, PA

Funding for distraction tools for Outpatient Specialty Care Clinic Waiting Room

Nominated by Epsilon Delta – Gannon University

 

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital – Tampa, FL

Funding for therapeutic garden tools and equipment

Nominated by Epsilon Tau – St. Leo University

 

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital

Funding for distraction tools for special needs children

Nominated by Gamma Pi – Nicholls State University

 

Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, OH

Funding for Medikin teaching doll and accessories for patient and family teaching sessions

Nominated by Theta Zeta – Case Western Reserve University

 

Levine Children’s Hospital – Charlotte, NC

Funding for play therapy and communication tools for patients in isolation

Nominated by Delta Pi – Winthrop University

 

Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital – Orlando, FL

Funding for patient puppet for the orthopedics/neurology unit

Nominated by Central Florida Alumnae Chapter

 

INOVA Children’s Hospital – Fairfax, VA

Funding for Medikin teaching doll and accessories for patient/family teaching sessions; grief therapy tools

Nominated by Northern VA Alumnae Chapter