Sponsorships & Community Health Initiatives

MOCMS supports a number of local organizations and activities that promote community health and the understanding of the medical profession.


Healthy Schools Grant Program

MOCMS is dedicated to the provision of quality health care in our community. Recognizing that many healthy habits begin at an early age, MOCMS promotes health in area schools. The goal of the MOCMS Healthy Schools Grant Program is to provide healthy living educational opportunities for students in Monroe and Owen Counties.

Grants awarded 2014
      Binford Elementary School – Playground Pack
      Bloomington Graduation School – Stability Discs
      Bloomington High School North – Fun Fitness Classes
      Clear Creek Elementary School – Stay Fit Class Pack
      GOAL (Get Onboard Active Living) – Community Partnership 
      Jackson Creek Middle School - Legacy Garden
      Templeton Elementary School – Fresh Foods Friday
      Unionville Elementary School – Walkabout Pedometers

Grants awarded 2013 
      IU Health and Bloomington Parks and Recreation
      Marlin Elementary School
      Templeton Elementary School
      University Elementary School

PAST GRANTS 2012
      MOCMS Grant Report: Arlington
      MOCMS Grant Report: Edgewood
      MOCMS Grant Report: Clear Creek
      MOCMS Grant Report: Arlington


IU Health – Careers Camp

“Camp helped me figure out what I want to do and showed me a new career I hadn’t thought of before.”

http://iuhealth.org/
With the support of MOCMS, IU Health Bloomington conducts a week long camp to expose area high school students to a hands-on experience with health careers.

For more details and pictures of the camp experience:

To register call 812.353.5780.         A $30 fee will be required of each camper at time of registration.


 

Middle Way House

http://middlewayhouse.org/
Middle Way House is a not for profit organization dedicated to the prevention of domestic violence while supplying services to victims.  These services include crisis intervention, housing, legal and emotional support, child care and a variety of other activities to assist victims onto the road to recovery.  MOCMS supports these efforts through financial contributions and through ongoing efforts to disseminate information about the services available through Middle Way House and the Rise.


Volunteers in Medicine

http://vimmonroecounty.org/
Volunteers in Medicine, a free medical clinic for adults without health insurance or the economic means to pay for health care.

Operated by volunteers physicians and community members, and with the support of the community, IU Health – Bloomington Hospital, and organizations like MOCMS, the Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides free, quality primary and preventive care for both chronic and acute illnesses.


Wonderlab

http://www.wonderlab.org/
Each year, MOCMS sponsors a day of interactive, hands-on opportunities for students in elementary, middle and high school to investigate aspects of science as they apply to healthcare and medical professions.  “Real Life Science: Examining Medical Careers”