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DANVILLE, Pa. – A $35,000 grant from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) will make it possible for Geisinger Gold members in Northumberland County to receive care at home through the Geisinger at Home program. 

Geisinger at Home breaks away from the traditional medical system, where patients travel to visit clinicians. The program brings care right into the patient’s home, providing timely and coordinated treatment for Geisinger Gold members with certain chronic conditions who have ongoing medical, social and home needs.

“Geisinger at Home provides our most at-risk members with comprehensive care and convenient access to providers, improving health outcomes and limiting hospital admissions,” said Nancy Lawton-Kluck, Geisinger Health Foundation, chief philanthropy officer. “We are so grateful for the grant from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund, which will help expand the services we offer our patients in Northumberland County.”

Grants from the FCFP are made possible by generous donors who have contributed to a variety of funds since 1916. The FCFP brings together people, partners and places to grow local giving and investment, strengthen area organizations and results, and take on the critical issues and efforts needed to build vibrant communities. 

About the FCFP
The Foundation works to improve the quality of life in north central Pennsylvania through community leadership, the promotion of philanthropy, the strengthening of nonprofit impact and the perpetual stewardship of charitable assets. FCFP strives to create powerful communities through passionate giving. For more information visit

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the nonprofit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 126 care sites — including 10 hospital campuses — and Geisinger Health Plan, with more than half a million members in commercial and government plans. Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $15 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country. Learn more at or follow on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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