Let's take a look back at our beginnings...
-We held a very successful and well attended ribbon cutting. Many dignitaries and local community leaders attended including the Mayor of York.
FROM THIS...............TO THIS
In just 2 months!
-A few weeks before opening we hired our first employee, our Clinical Coordinator Shirley Rabenstein.
-We started the newsletter and increased our Facebook presence as well as updated our website to improve communications.
-So far we have served 103 patients through 245 patient visits without any advertising.
-Numerous, numerous life impacts through the appointments. Many included biblical counseling in various forms.
-We obtained medical malpractice insurance and liability insurance for 28 individuals.
-Partnered with the Hope Street Garden to provide first aid services during construction days.
-Received a grant from Get Fit, Have Fun to fund a program to keep kids active during winter months.
-Established a relationship with Protect My Ministry who runs background checks on all volunteers and employees.
-Hired RKL to complete our 990 for financial accountability and reporting purposes.
-Exposure through an interview on Faith Alive on WSBA.
-Trained and oriented 37 volunteer staff members.
-Established a relationship with Quest Diagnostics to complete our lab work.
-Expanded Board of Directors to 7 members.
-Mayor Bracey mentioned Katallasso in her State of the City Address as an example of the great things happening in the City of York.
-Executive Director attended the Church Health Center annual conference.
-Katallasso was part of the Church of the Open Door Missions Festival. We taught the workshop "Why don't they get a job?" four times.
-Produced our promotional video.
-Established a relationship with Medline, our main medical supplier.
-Numerous practices donated supplies and clinical items.
-Negotiated for an Electronic Medical Records system that is currently being implemented.
-Logged 913 volunteer hours.
-Dozens of tours of Katallasso introducing the community to the ministry.
-Developed collaborative relationships with Wellspan, York College School of Nursing, York City Bureau of Health, Salem Square Community Association, Family First Health and many, many other organizations.
-Applied for and received a state grant to purchase testing and diagnostic equipment...Purchased an AED, a diagnostic tester and an EKG.
-Donors filled our bookshelf in our counseling office.
-Numerous policies and procedures developed and formatted.
-In cooperation with Wellspan and the York City Bureau of Health we developed the "York County Health Living Assessment" which in part allows the community to dictate what health education opportunities we are going to offer.
-Raised enough support to allow all of the above to happen.
-And that's just the major stuff.
That is a ton of activity!
AND WE ARE JUST GETTING STARTED!