2017 Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Annual Report

The Sisters of Bon Secours began their ministry more than 200 years ago. The Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) Foundation was established in 1987 and continues that mission through the generosity of its donors and the fundraising undertaken to benefit the Bon Secours Kentucky Health System’s health ministry.

The OLBH Foundation is a A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, governed by a volunteer board of directors with elected officers comprised of a cross section of area business, community and medical leadership. For more information concerning the foundation or the 2017 annual report, call (606) 833-3655.

2017 Foundation Fund Disbursement - $632,660.96

Unrestricted gifts are intended to address the greatest need as determined by the directors and administration of the OLBH Foundation. Gifts also may be restricted for a specific use. The tables below detail the activities of OLBH’s restricted funds.

Auxiliary Fund   $65,038.43
Benevolent Care   $36,967.82
Good Samaritan Fund   $100.00
Children's Benevolent Christmas Fund   $15,897.82
Employee Benevolent Endowment   $10,983.14
Jonathan Ferguson Endowment   $3,094.02
Patient Benevolent Endowment   $4,700.03
Sister Eva Marie Testa Prescription Endowment   $2,192.81
Community Benefit   $111,814.09
Bicycle Safety Camp Fund   $3,649.50
Healthy Choices KY Grant   $1,863.50
Healthy Community Initiatives Fund   $46,509.66
FIT Families Grant   $48,011.10
Education   $16,015.30
Education Fund   $3,015.30
Robert E. Yancey, Sr. Scholarship Endowment   $3,738.00
Stephen Mercer Endowment   $500.00
Amoreena "Amy" Gregory Scholarship Endowment   $1,762.00
Jim Fuzy Scholarship Fund   $7,000.00
Eye Care   $36,980.55
Ashland Lions Club Endowment   $1,500.00
Diane Gussler Lobach Endowment   $35,480.55
Dental Care   $30,854.10
BSHSI Dental Grant Fund   $30,854.10
OLBH Health Ministries   $69,270.81
Community Faith in Action Fund   $13,802.30
Community Health Watch Partnership Fund   $8,355.97
Meals on Wheels Fund   $47,112.54
Senior Citizen Care   $2,386.78
Lifeline Fund   $386.78
Alzheimer's Fund   $2,000.00
Women's Care   $28,970.34
Susan G. Komen Grant Fund   $21,002.83
Women's Health Fund   $7,967.51
Capital Campaign   $109,771.52
Vascular Lab Fund   $55,391.77
Facility Enhancement Fund   $3,323.05
Sleep Fund   $49,839.28
Program Development Fund   $1,217.42
Miscellaneous   $136,371.55
Foundation Operating Fund   $44,124.09
Unrestricted Fund   $5,400.00
Chronic Disease Grant   $4,090.75
Oncology Fund   $1,303.47
Ideas 42 Grant   $942.14
CLIK Grant   $379.18
Pediatric Fund   $24,465.00
Vitality Center Fund   $16,366.65
United Way Fund   $25,000.00
Palliative Care Grant   $120.00
George Bennett Endowment   $3,272.81
Flatwoods Outreach Endowment   $1,217.42
Diabetes/Asthma Camp Fund   $8,472.62
Dr. Oakey Sanford SS Benevolent Endowment   $1,217.42


2017 Foundation Revenue - $704,925.96

The OLBH Foundation raises money through various avenues including these 2017 fundraising categories:

Grants $354,143.66
Capital Campaign $35,012.55
Endowments $27,501.92
Miscellaneous $288,267.83


2017 Community Commitment Overview

Net Community Benefit: $22,227,000
Reflects the charity care and Medicaid loss listed below, in addition to other items not listed, such as direct in-kind support, indirect support and the staff costs of BSKHS employees utilized while providing benefits to the community.

Total Medicaid Unreimbursed Cost of Service: $19,182,000
Loss Experienced rendering healthcare services to Medicaid patients.

Charity Care (at cost): $1,931,000
Health services provided by OLBH to those who could not pay.

Community Benefit Programs: $1,164,000
This includes community health services, health professionals’ education, financial/in-kind contribution and community-building activities.

In addition to the work of the OLBH Foundation, the hospital fulfills its mission of “good help.” From health screenings to education classes, there is an array of hospital activities that benefit the community. For more information on these opportunities, click here.