You can make a lasting impact.

All gifts to Reading Hospital Foundation stay right here in Berks County and benefit our patients, caregivers, family, friends and community members. Each gift enhances the quality of care we provide and overall wellbeing of our community. We are incredibly grateful for the continued financial support we receive to enhance our patient’s experience and enrich our high-quality programs and services.

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Area of Greatest Need

When a need arises at Reading Hospital in any department or program, yet their budget doesn’t allow for it, these flexible funds are there to help. Your support allows us to continue to drive innovation, develop new partnerships, and find new solutions to health issues. 

Your impact:

  • $20 will provide five fidget toys for Pediatric ED patients during treatment
  • $100 will provide a fan for a maternity patient
  • $1,000 will cover one EMT scholarship
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Street Medicine

The Street Medicine program serves our most vulnerable community members by offering life-saving healthcare and everyday essentials to keep them safe and healthy. Your support helps reduce barriers many of these individuals face when seeking healthcare.

Your impact:

  • $20 will provide a nutritious food kit to a homeless community member
  • $75 will provide a backpack of survival supplies to a homeless community member
  • $200 will cover one month’s expenses for the Street Medicine vehicle
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Our 30-bed Level III NICU provides high-quality, compassionate care for our tiniest patients. Your support ensures that specialized equipment is available when needed and that educational materials and support are available for families.

Learn more about our NICU

Your impact:

  • $25 provides one breast milk storage container
  • $50 provides two supply bins
  • $500 provides a Pediatric Injection Training Arm
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Gwen’s Closet

Frequently used by trauma and emergency departments, Gwen’s Closet provides basic clothing items to Reading Hospital patients in need of replacement clothing. The vision of a Reading Hospital social worker, Gwen’s Closet ensures that all patients can leave the hospital with dignity.

Your impact:

  • $10 will provide a patient with a new pair of sweatpants after a leg injury
  • $50 will provide a patient in need with a complete set of new clothing
McGlinn Cancer Institute - Patient Care Infusion

McGlinn Cancer Institute - Reading Hospital

McGlinn Cancer Institute - Reading Hospital offers patients access to life-changing treatments, emerging clinical trials, and customized care with the latest technologies. From mobile mammography to comfort items and patient assistance, your support ensures everyone in our community has access to care.

Learn more about McGlinn Cancer Institute - Reading Hospital

Your impact:

  • $100 covers the cost of the beverage station for one month
  • $2,700 will provide a new, more comfortable infusion chair
Reading Hospital Foundation Nursing Excellence Fund

Nursing Excellence

Nurses are the heart of our hospital. The Nursing Excellence fund supports their professional and personal growth through education, conferences, and research opportunities. Your gift creates a wider range of opportunities, ensuring our nurses stay at the forefront of their profession and deliver the best possible care.

Your impact:

  • $250 helps offset the cost of education materials needed to pursue an advanced degree
  • $1,200 covers the cost of attending an in-person conference
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Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Heart disease is the number one of cause of death in our county. Reading Hospital is combatting those numbers by completing 2,500 cardiac procedures annually, but more can be done.

Learn More about the Cath Lab

With your support, we can open a new Cardiac Catheterization Lab to provide faster, more efficient treatments for more cardiac issues.

Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing

Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing (RHRW)

Many patients continue treatment at RHRW. Our center offers innovative treatments, including the Rock Steady program, a therapeutic healing garden, and the area's only EKSO skeleton. We also help patients acquire equipment or adaptive clothing needed for their treatment.

Learn More About RHRW

Your impact:

  • $250 provides a patient a Beasy Board, a gliding, rotating seat that assists with patient transfers
  • $900 provides a patient an EZee Life Tilting Rehab Shower Commode, allowing them to bath in a safer way