Wish List

IHM donors have always been very generous when it comes to supporting the sisters. Now they have a unique opportunity to make life a little easier for the IHM Motherhouse residents.

Below is an updated wish list that highlights the 2020-2021 funding priorities. There are variety of items and gift ranges from which to choose. Your gift of support will benefit the entire community, especially our retired sisters living within the Motherhouse.

After you have chosen the item(s) you wish to support, click on the Wish List button below to make a gift and indicate in the comment section which item your gift is for.

We are grateful to the many benefactors who support the IHM congregation. If you have questions, please contact the IHM Development Office at 734-240-9860 or develop@ihmsisters.org.

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Funding Priorities

Recliner Chairs
Recliner chairs provide added comfort and help to reduce leg swelling. They are used in health care and memory care.

Need: 8 – $1,500 each
Total Cost: $12,000

Vital Signs Blood Pressure Monitors
New blood pressure machines to replace exhausted equipment in health care and memory care.

Need: two – $2,500 each
Total Cost: $5,000

Pressure Reduction Mattresses
Mattresses provide residents pressure relieving support to prevent and heal pressure ulcers.

Need: 20 – $300 each
Total Cost: $6,000

Biodex NEW Mobility Assist Device
This device is a motorized lift-assist device that brings patients from a seated to standing position. It is important to get patients up and walking This activity overcomes circulation problems, disuse atrophy, stimulates neural pathways, and plays a role in the patient’s sense of independence. It is important to get patients up and walking. This basic activity overcomes circulation problems, disuse atrophy, stimulates neural pathways and plays a role in the psychology of a patient’s sense of independence

Need: one – $6,000
Total Cost: $6,000

Biodex Balance System SD
This system has been designed to meet the needs of everyone looking to improve balance, increase agility, develop muscle tone and treat a wide variety of pathologies. It is the only system that provides a fast, accurate fall risk screening and conditioning program for older adults.

Need: one – $14,400
Total Cost: $14,400

Therapeutic Cycling System
The Omnicycle™ is similar to an ordinary exercise cycle, but can be powered by the arms or legs. It also has a special motorized system that senses the amount of help needed to exercise. This allows those with physical limitations to participate in therapeutic exercise activities sooner after illness or injury.

Need: one – $7,000 each
Total Cost: $7,000