Over the years, the Fountain Hill Center has engaged in limited, but fruitful, fundraising efforts and have been generously supported by the Friends of the Center. These efforts have led to the establishment of the Al DeVoogd Outreach Fund, the Andrew D. Atwood Staff Development Fund, the purchase of the Heritage Hill home in which we are so fortunate to practice, as well as other targeted projects.
We are currently increasing our fundraising efforts in order to continue to maintain the beautiful home where our offices are located as well as to provide services to people who are otherwise unable to afford them. Our current economy has made it very difficult for people to afford necessary counseling services. We frequently have clients who have started treatment and are making gains, but then are faced with a job loss or other financial circumstances that leave them unable to pay for treatment. The therapists at the Fountain Hill Center have committed to doing everything we can to help these people continue their treatment. In 2010, we provided 1,000 hours of pro-bono or reduced-cost therapy to meet this need. We are committed to continuing this effort.
Our current fund raising efforts, which will help the Fountain Hill Center across West Michigan, will allow us to offer services to clients who otherwise would not be able to start or continue necessary counseling. These fund raising efforts will also help us to maintain… continue reading Fundraising Progress