St. Thomas More Health Foundation

St. Thomas More Hospital

St. Thomas More Hospital
1338 Phay Ave
Canon City, Colorado 81212

Emergency Room: 24/7

St. Thomas More Health Foundation

St. Thomas More Hospital


Join a dedicated group of extraordinary people who are instrumental in supporting St. Thomas More Hospital programs, services and community.

St. Thomas More Health Foundation donors come from all walks of life, contributing gifts of every size for a wide variety of projects. Together, we share a commitment to the common good and a willingness to put our resources to work advancing the healing ministry of Christ upon which the St. Thomas More Hospital mission is built.

The foundation supports the hospital's mission to enhance the health of the individuals and communities it serves through promotion and distribution of philanthropic gifts. The monies are managed and distributed by the Foundation Board. St. Thomas More Health Foundation provides funding for equipment needs, programs, services and charity care for patients. Helping neighbors and friends through donations to the foundation touches lives and leaves a legacy for the future.

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  • Phone: 719-313-0167
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Yankton Benedictine Sisters Fund

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the St. Thomas More Health Foundation’s Yankton Benedictine Sisters Fund Grant.

The St. Thomas More Health Foundation (STMHF) hosted a reception at St. Thomas More Hospital to honor the 18 recipients of this year’s Yankton Benedictine Sisters Fund Grant. The Foundation provided approximately $83,000 in community support of enhancing the health, safety and wellness of our community.


The legacy of St. Thomas More Hospital that started 79 years ago by the Benedictine Sisters of Yankton, S.D., continues today. When the Sisters were called back to South Dakota after their service in Canon City, they left a community outreach endowment with the St. Thomas More Health Foundation. It was their vision to continue serving our community long after they returned home to continue their service at the Sacred Heart Monastery.

Organizations throughout Fremont County were encouraged to apply for program or equipment funding. Applications were reviewed by STMHF review committee.

This year’s recipients include:

Boys and Girls Club of Fremont County
Implement a suicide prevention program in collaboration with Solvista Health.

Canon City Area Metro Recreation and Park District
Scholarships to participate in the youth sports leagues and nutritious snacks for youth attending Kids Klub.

Canon City Golden Age Council, Inc.
Purchase of an Automatic External Defibrillator Canon City Police Department Funding for two Junior Law Enforcement Academies for youth ages 8-12 and 13-17; funding for Shop with a Cop (youth Christmas shopping for their families with a police officer).

Canon Literacy Center
Operation expenses for free tutoring and refreshments for students.

ECHO & Family Center Early Childhood Council
Funding for the Child Health Passport folders and health books.

Family Crisis Services, Inc.
Operation expenses for their 24-hour hotline.

Florence High School Funfest
Support for Senior Funfest the night before graduation; providing games, equipment and prizes.

Fremont RE-1 School District (Canon City High School)
Support for Senior Funfest the night before graduation; providing games, equipment and prizes.

Fremont Search and Rescue
Emergency Medical Responder training for 10 volunteers and recertification for current members with expiring certification.

Heart of Colorado CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Recruit and train 10 new CASA volunteer advocates.

Laundry Love at Christ Episcopal Church
Monthly laundry support, washing the clothes and bedding of individuals and families living in poverty.

Loaves and Fishes Ministries of Fremont County
Support for Chayah House, the emergency shelter, Restoring Hope and New Creations Inn, two transitional housing programs, and Journey Home, a permanent supportive housing project.

Meals on Wheels Canon City
To offset the cost of meals for homebound individuals.

Orchard of Hope Foundation
Support to ease the financial burden for three cancer patients as they undergo treatment.

Penrose Elementary School Beaver Packs
A backpack of food over the weekend and holidays for elementary children in need.

Senior Services Solutions
Stipends for drivers who provide safe and reliable transportation for seniors to medical and dental appointments locally and out-of-town.

UAAOG/Fremont County Head Start
Replacement of 20 seatbelt/child restraints on their buses.

Grant Application

Grant applications for the 2019-20 funding cycle will be accepted beginning September 1, 2019. These applications must be postmarked or emailed no later than December 31, 2019 to receive a grant in the following year. Please check back on September 1 for a link to the grant application.