Why Give?

The generosity of our donors has been critical to MetroHealth’s success for nearly two centuries. Learn more about this compassionate community and what drives them to give to The MetroHealth Foundation.

Grateful Giving: Anne Straitiff

“From that first moment that I came to, everyone I met – from the physicians to the team who cleaned the room – was so helpful and engaging.” -Anne Straitiff 

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Airica Steed and Anne Straitiff
More Donor Stories
American Cruisers present MetroHealth Burn Unit with a fundraising check
American Cruisers

Nearly three decades ago, Louie Plaza came to his fellow car buffs at the Cleveland-based American Cruisers Ohio car club with an idea. 

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Peer-2-Peer Depression Awareness Campaign poster
Peer-2-Peer Mental Health Awareness Group

A new peer-support program at a local high school is giving young people the tools to overcome the stigma of mental illness and provide care and connection when friends need it most.

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Doctors Christopher Brandt and Beth Sersig
Drs. Christopher Brandt and Beth Sersig

As dedicated philanthropists, Drs. Brandt and Sersig have made a commitment to CWRU to fund the Christopher Brandt and Beth Sersig Professorship in Family Medicine at CWRU’s School of Medicine.

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Patient having pulse checked by doctor
The Perfect Fit

Meet The Fine-Nadler family and learn how their history drives their passion to give back.

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Benjamin Gerson
The Gerson Legacy

During his lifetime, Benjamin S. Gerson developed a passion for improving the lives of people who were disenfranchised as a result of economic, physical, educational, racial and cultural barriers.

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Chaikin
The "Band Aid" Fund

“We wanted a way for people to get the extra help they need without having a lot of red tape slowing down the process.” -Chip Chaikin

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Clarks
The Clark Family Foundation

“What we gravitate toward are things to help individuals with special needs, to help their lives progress rather than to stay stagnant.” -Jacquie Clark

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United Healthcare
UnitedHealthcare Collaboration

UnitedHealthcare’s partnership with MetroHealth is helping to expand two programs addressing social determinants of health for underserved populations in the greater Cleveland area.

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American Cruisers present MetroHealth Burn Unit with a fundraising check
American Cruisers

Nearly three decades ago, Louie Plaza came to his fellow car buffs at the Cleveland-based American Cruisers Ohio car club with an idea. 

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Peer-2-Peer Depression Awareness Campaign poster
Peer-2-Peer Mental Health Awareness Group

A new peer-support program at a local high school is giving young people the tools to overcome the stigma of mental illness and provide care and connection when friends need it most.

Read More
Doctors Christopher Brandt and Beth Sersig
Drs. Christopher Brandt and Beth Sersig

As dedicated philanthropists, Drs. Brandt and Sersig have made a commitment to CWRU to fund the Christopher Brandt and Beth Sersig Professorship in Family Medicine at CWRU’s School of Medicine.

Read More
Patient having pulse checked by doctor
The Perfect Fit

Meet The Fine-Nadler family and learn how their history drives their passion to give back.

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Benjamin Gerson
The Gerson Legacy

During his lifetime, Benjamin S. Gerson developed a passion for improving the lives of people who were disenfranchised as a result of economic, physical, educational, racial and cultural barriers.

Read More
Chaikin
The "Band Aid" Fund

“We wanted a way for people to get the extra help they need without having a lot of red tape slowing down the process.” -Chip Chaikin

Read More
Clarks
The Clark Family Foundation

“What we gravitate toward are things to help individuals with special needs, to help their lives progress rather than to stay stagnant.” -Jacquie Clark

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United Healthcare
UnitedHealthcare Collaboration

UnitedHealthcare’s partnership with MetroHealth is helping to expand two programs addressing social determinants of health for underserved populations in the greater Cleveland area.

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